Cloud Computing Engineer/Architect - Military veterans preferred
2018-12-12 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Alexandria Virginia 22314 United States
SAIC is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Systems Engineer to support a direct client in the Alexandria, VA area. The selected candidate will demonstrate expertise in leveraging AWS tools and services to design, implement, and administer systems in a hybrid cloud environment.
Designs, plans, and integrates cloud computing and virtualization systems using infrastructure as code and modern cloud-native deployment techniques such as DevOps and/or DevSecOps.
Develops and conducts testing of cloud and virtualization systems.
Develops automation scripts for efficient deployment and operations of cloud and virtualization systems.
Maintains technical expertise relevant to industry standards and best practices in cloud computing.
Evaluates and reports on new cloud and virtualization technologies to enhance capabilities of cloud- based and virtualized services.
May also provide systems engineering activities such as: Concept of Operations Formulation, Requirements Definition, Analysis and Engineering, System Architecting, System Analysis and Design, Interface and Data Architectures, Validation and Verification, System Integration, System & Op. Performance Analysis, Lifecycle Cost Analysis & Estimation, Decision Analysis and Physical Configuration Analysis (PCA).
Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.
Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
Remains abreast of the newest cloud computing tools and technologies available.
Required Experience, Education, and Certifications:
BA/BS engineering or related IT, System Engineering, or STEM degree (or an additional 4 years of related experience in lieu of degree)
3-5 years of experience in Systems Engineering, Administration or related
3+ years of experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Operations, Administration, and/or DevOps
2+ years of experience with cloud automation and scripting
2+ years of experience creating deployment scripts (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
1+ years of experience with containers (e.g., Docker)
Demonstrated expertise using AWS CLI, CloudFormation, IAM/Roles
Demonstrated expertise customizing Splunk, QRadar for log aggregation, ingestion, and reporting
Experience drafting and maintaining technical documentation
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
US Citizenship is required
Ability to obtain a Public Trust designation as a condition of hire and continued employment
Potential for some telecommuting exists, but must be in Northern Virginia area for frequent and ongoing visits to SAIC’s Alexandria, VA office and the customer site.
Desired Experience and Certifications:
Active DoD Secret (or above) clearance is strongly preferred
Experience with other cloud platforms, e.g., MS Azure, GCP strongly preferred
Experience with AWS GovCloud desired, C2S strongly preferred