DevOps Architect (Remote) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for a DevOps Architect to join and support a growing project for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment board (FRTIB). The FRTIB administers the thrift savings plan which provides federal employees the opportunity to save for the retirement and manages retirement assets for more than 4.5 million participants worldwide.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Development teams to automate the build process and deployment of the projects into various test environments

  • Work with other cross functional and security teams to build security, reliability, scalability in software development life cycle

  • Build the infrastructure services from ground up in on- premise environment to deliver highly scalable services

  • Build CI/CD pipelines using variety of open source and COTS tools and streamline the application deployment process

  • Constantly look for opportunities for process improvements and automation

  • Establish and maintain performance metrics and monitoring of micro-services environment

  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues in development, testing and production environments 


 Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or equivalent and 9 years of experience. Four additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience in managing software systems, development infrastructure and administration

  • At least 3 years of experience in DevOps role 

  • 3+ years of experience in Python or similar programming languages such as Ruby

  • Experience in setup, integration and customization of Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence and Bitbucket)

  • Experience in creating scripts for continuous integration pipelines using automation tools like Jenkins, Bamboo

  • Experience in containerization and deployment using Docker, Kubernetes

  • Experience with VM virtualization products such as ESX, vSphere

  • Experience with Artifactory binary repository integration with Jenkins

  • Experience with Git based version control systems

  • Hands-on experience in automating deployment process and testing across multiple environments and help

  • Development teams establish the workflows for continuous deployment

  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams of developers

  • Ability to understand, learn and use new technologies 


Clearance Requirement:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance is required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Any deployment experience with Anypoint cloud platform is plus

  • Experience working with 401k industry specific applications

  • 2+ years of Docker container and Kubernetes experience

  • Experience with any monitoring and metrics tools like NewRelic, Nagios is plus

  • DevOps or DevSecOps certification