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Job ID: 2207160
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 1, 2023
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 Remote
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Job Description


Seeking a highly motivated, strong, well-rounded engineer to assist with the engineering design, development, and implementation to an existing mission system leveraging public cloud services. The candidate will work in an operational environment that is highly reliant on public cloud and related emerging technologies. The candidate will be part of a team to provide resilient and creative internet-based solutions. Team members provide recommendations/upgrades to existing system, make recommendations on innovation for developing new functionality. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with daily operations and maintenance, which includes assisting with extension, enhancement, refactoring, and architecture of the existing operational system and responding to a variety of ad hoc requests.

Responsibilities include:

  • New development as well as O&M to existing public cloud infrastructure
  • Support and enhancement of public cloud infrastructure
  • Development of scripts for automation purposes (Ansible, etc)
  • Customization and configuration of COTS products
  • Configuration of cloud hosted load balancers, routing tables, NAT gateways, VPC peering connections, VPN appliances, and other cloud-related laaS services
  • Coordination with senior managers, technical personnel, partners, and customers
  • Research both existing technology and emerging technology and be able to rapidly design, test, document, and deploy
  • Non-engineering tasks such as account creations, account setups, process improvement, etc.



  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Technical degree and 3 years of technical expertise, additional 4 years of experience if no degree
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, securing, and automating the deployment of/in Windows and/or Linux environments
  • Cloud literate (hands on experience) and can function across multiple cloud providers: Microsoft, Google, Amazon.
  • Cloud system administration experience (ranging from application management to network management) and/or public cloud certification to include AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator


  • Demonstrated experience writing Linux shell scrips (bash preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience with writing cloud deployment scripts
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting and contributing to a full range of architectural and engineering documentation, such as system security plans, user guides, etc
  • Demonstrated experience with event correlation and root cause analysis skills
  • Demonstrated experience with development and/or maintenance of large scale enterprise programs which include the integration of COTS solutions
  • Demonstrated experience with host based and/or endpoint protection configuration
  • Demonstrated experience with network security best practice configuration in cloud computing environments
  • Demonstrated experience with mobile Android emulators (Genymotion)

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.


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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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