Cloud Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Job Description:


  • SAIC has a new opportunity for a Cloud Engineer to work on an exciting, fast-paced program.
  • This position provides direct Cloud Engineering support to a government program office.
  • The Cloud Engineer is responsible for providing Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud; Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, and MS back office capabilities to support the establishment of several AWS cloud environments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and maintain MS Active Directory instances in various AWS environments.
  • Design, implement and maintain MS Exchange instances in various AWS environments.
  • Design, implement and maintain MS back office instances in various AWS environments.
  • Design, implement and maintain AWS Workspaces across various AWS environments.
  • Provision, configure and support various Amazon web services (e.g., EC2, VPNs, ELBs, RDSs, account access, security groups, route tables, subnets, NACLs).
  • Manage and support Linux systems and Windows systems.
  • Maintain and build scripts to manage the cloud infrastructure and server instances.
  • Provide top-level support within defined SLAs.
  • Develop testing and implementation plans for projects with multiple environments.
  • Support IA activities associated with obtaining IA approval for the various AWS environments.
  • Consistently provide high quality work in a deadline driven environment. 
  • Accountable for accomplishing tasks both independently and collaboratively.



Required Education and Experience:

  • Successfully provided automation solutions using PowerShell, Python and JSON.
  • Strong prior scripting experience.
  • Experience installing and configuring AWS services.
  • Platform and OS experience: CentOS 6 and 7, RHEL 6 and 7, Windows 7, Windows 2016.
  • Strong experience with WAN/LAN technologies, legacy protocols, and networking techniques.
  • Experience with remote access technology such as: Citrix, OWA, Juniper (SSL VPN), Cisco VPN, etc.
  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Capable of effectively and efficiently multitasking and prioritizing in a fast-paced environment.
  • Polished communicator, technical topics readily understood by all stakeholders. Strong documentation skills, a superior technical writer.
  • Outstanding client service skills, discretion and judgment engenders trust and confidence from all stakeholders.
  • Highly self-motivated, proactive team player with impeccable attention to detail.
  • BA/BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Industry certifications preferred.
  • MS AD, MS Exchange and MS back office implementation experience.

Required Clearances:

  • Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Experience supporting cloud development programs for an IC customer.