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Cloud Engineer - Senior Principal

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Job ID: 2120212
Location: MONTGOMERY, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jan 21, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


SAIC is hiring Cloud Engineers with to join our Cloud One team. The selected candidate will be part of a team developing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Configuration as Code (CaC) for the architecture design/planning, management, support,
 and oversight of the Cloud One AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Google Cloud Platforms common services offered for development, integration, test, and production.  This is remote work that may be performed from any location within the United States. Preference will be given to qualified candidates with proximity to Maxwell Gunter Air Force Base (AFB). 

The Cloud Engineer will be supporting the Cloud One program under the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center Office
 for Network Integration (AFLCMC/HNI). Cloud One is an existing global, interconnected, virtualized, hybrid, and IT
 infrastructure hosting mission systems, applications, services, and data serves the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and other
 Government Customers. Cloud One facilitates the Government’s efforts to migrate applications to a cloud environment,
 allowing the closure of data centers to support the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) and allowing for increased
 efficiencies across the entire spectrum of the USAF operations. 

Daily activities may include: 
  • Designing AWS/Azure/OCI environments and topologies 
  • Migrating and deploying various customer workloads to AWS/Azure/OCI 
  • Tools and Automation (Terraform, Ansible) 
  • Configuring and troubleshooting cloud, virtual, and physical hardware and software systems 
  • Proactively identifying and resolving operational, tooling and process inefficiencies 
  • Projecting and designing documentation 
  • Processing and supporting documentation 
  • Updating Knowledge base and Standard Operating Procedures 


  • Minimum of fourteen (14) years of experience with an IT related Bachelor's Degree or twelve (12) years of experience with a Master’s Degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience developing Infrastructure as Code with Terraform, supporting automated deployment of Infrastructure. 
  • Experience implementing and integrating DevSecOps tool chains - using Terraform - to include any of the following:
    • Kubernetes design, deployment, operations, and sustainment 
    • Project Management Tools (e.g. Atlassian Tools, GitLab, GitHub, etc) 
    • Cloud Monitoring Tools (e.g. AWS CloudWatch, Azure Monitor/Sentinel, OCI Monitor, etc.) 
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (e.g. Apache Guacamole, Amazon Workspaces, Azure Virtual Desktop, etc.) 
    • Operations and Sustainment or System Administration of a DevSecOps Pipeline 
    • Identity Provider & Management 
    • Network Security 
  • Demonstrated experience with customer contact and collaboration, design, implementation, and participation in project planning 
  • Experience preparing technical documentation including design, asset inventory, diagrams
  • Experience with Agile, Scrum, SAFe or other modern software development methods/practices 
  • IAT II Certification (or equivalent) 
  • AF C1 Dev engineering, operations and sustainment 
  • Cloud Solutions Architect Professional certification 
  • Minimum of 3 or more years of experience and advanced vendor certification and in-depth knowledge of at least one cloud product Experience with developing and/or deploying Terraform code using Terragrunt Experience supporting USAF or USA cloud or software development projects 
  • In-depth understanding of, and experience as a cloud engineer with one or more or AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure- Networking, VPNs, IaaS, PaaS, SQL, storage, Azure AD, F5, Barracuda 

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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