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Cloud Engineer

Job ID: 2205860
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 19, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

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. 

SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) business unit, USG Mission and Information Technology division provides solutions and services supporting digital modernization programs in areas such as system engineering, multi-cloud computing, cyber security, data science and analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, quantum computing, application development, SecDevOps, cloud network operations and secure communications.

We are seeking a highly motivated Cloud Engineer to join our program to provide robust data management in the IC using industry best practices and support the customer’s mission through data discovery and sharing of new insights using existing and emerging technologies.  The Cloud Engineer will provide support to data ingestion, processing, and storage infrastructure and systems through data management, data ingest and conditioning, and data transport. This position further requires working with various mission stakeholders, communicating system features and concepts to other users and developers, and interacting with program management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting Sponsor with evaluating new cloud technologies as they become available in the enterprise;
  • Backing up data via snapshots and restoring data to a new EBS volume;
  • Designing, developing, and deploying modular cloud-based systems and solutions in accordance with best practices;
  • Configuring and maintaining Cloud Watch events to monitor and alert when problems arise in development, test, and production servers;
  • Configuring and monitoring Linux installations including standard Linux utilities such as netstat, grep, scripting, vi, and isblk;
  • Creating and configuring Security Groups and using Elastic Load Balancers (ELB);
  • Creating S3 buckets and storing files, documents, HTML static pages, and permissions;
  • Identifying, analyzing, and resolving infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues;
  • Researching and providing cost analysis based on previous year cloud activities;
  • Updating SSL server certificates for AWS RDS database via Command Line Interface (CLI) from a Linux EC2 instance, including configuring the CLI, specifying the certificate bundle, and copying/pasting temporary credentials;
  • Using cloud formation templates in JSON to launch new EC2 instances;
  • Using Directory Services, LDAP, authentication, PKI and certificate management;
  • Writing and maintaining custom scripts to increase system efficiency and decrease human intervention time on any task;
  • Assisting other developers, debugging various development and O&M processes, and system documentation.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related discipline. Note that years of experience can be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • 8+ years of demonstrated experience in the field of cloud computing;
  • Experience with Availability Zones (AZ) and knowledge of the difference between on-demand and reserved instances (RI);
  • Proficient knowledge of AWS services including, VPC, Auto Scaling, RDS, Data Pipeline;
  • Demonstrated Experience with JAVA, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML v.5, JDBC, Apache Tomcat;
  • Demonstrated Experience with Oracle databases and using PL/SQL and ETL experience with large datasets;
  • Demonstrated Front- and back-end software development experience;
  • Analytic mindset, good problem solving skills, and attention to detail;
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and collaboration skills;
  • Troubleshooting and analytical skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Sponsor’s A&A process;
  • Experience with CI/CD systems;
  • Previous experience working with business analytics;
  • Excellent verbal/written communications and the ability to work well independently and in a team environment;
  • Ability to explain technical issues clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing priorities.


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

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 saic.com.

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