Principal DevOps Engineer -Remote - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking candidates for the Cloud One Common Computing Environment (CCE) program under the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center Office for Network Integration (AFLCMC/HNI). Cloud One is an existing global, interconnected, virtualized, hybrid, and IT infrastructure hosting mission systems, applications, services, and data that will serve the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and U.S. Army (USA). Cloud One incorporates the capabilities of commercial cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSP) residing in Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Cloud One facilitates the USAF and USA’s efforts to migrate applications to a cloud environment, allowing the closure of data centers to support the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) and allowing for increased efficiencies across the entire spectrum of the USAF and USA's IT operations. The candidate for this position may work anywhere in the United States. There is no requirement to work at a SAIC or customer site to support Cloud One.

The candidate for this position:
  • Architects, engineers, plans, configures, deploys, maintains, and upgrades systems across the enterprise.  Systems supported may include servers, workstations, tablets, smart phones, and other devices utilized to access and generate data. Tasks include requirements definitions, analysis and engineering, integration activities, validation and verification, operational maintenance, and performance analysis.
  • Will design, analyze, plan, modify, and maintain workstations and workstation components supporting end user computing activities which enable the end user to access resources and generate deliverables.
  • Works with vendors for prototyping, testing, and evaluation of new technologies. 
  • Coordinates with corporate and government customers to develop and determine requirements and adapt to changing needs. 
  • Applies a combination of expert engineering knowledge of enterprise IT solutions to design, develop and/or implement solutions to ensure they are consistent with enterprise architecture policies and industry best practices.
  • Leads the design in system specifications, input/output processes, and parameters for hardware/software compatibility. 
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves highly complex program support deficiencies. 
  • Designs, tests, and implements operating systems, enterprise services and management of IT systems and applications. 
  • Will manage the endpoint management systems to provide a secure computing environment, to include delivery of relevant and necessary software, relevant and necessary security patches and providing detailed reporting on hardware assets, software assets and current configuration posture.
  • Supports incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions.
  • Researches and evaluates capabilities and tools and products against operational requirements and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT strategy. 
  • Troubleshoots and solves technical and non-technical issues. 
  • May be involved in all aspects of the infrastructure in a classified environment including clients, servers, firewalls, electronic data traffic, network access, messaging, communication services, collaboration, and data availability.  

Problem Complexity: Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.  Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives.  


Impact: Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects.  Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.


Liaison: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts.  Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.


  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience. In lieu of a degree an additional four (4) years of experience is required.

  • Any DevOps Certification.
  • A secret security clearance is required.
  • Experience with Agile, Scrum, SAFe or other modern software development methods/practices.

  • Experience supporting USAF or USA software development projects.

Desired Qualifications

  • SAFe DevOps certification
  • DevOps Foundation Certification
  • Experience supporting software migration efforts