The National Security Customer Group of SAIC is seeking a Platform Engineer, Senior Principal, to support Platform One. Platform One is building an infrastructure-agnostic platform, to support the Department of Defense’s (DoD) vast infrastructure options, including — Government clouds, on premise, disconnected, and classified environments. This infrastructure will employ a DevSecOps platform (Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Kubernetes compliant) using accredited and secured hardened containers built from the DoD Centralized Artifacts Repository (DCAR), in order to support the DoD’s ability to field operational capabilities faster. This process will be compliant with the published DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Reference Design and meet all regulatory testing and cybersecurity requirements while encouraging DoD-wide reciprocity and expertise. 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 Platform One.
The candidate for this position will directly support building the DevSecOps platform capabilities for the government software systems and must possess the following skills and/or experience:
Experience with IaC (infrastructure as code) and CaC (configuration as code), and toolsets including Ansible, Terraform, Helm, Kubernetes, etc.
Experience in providing DevSecOps implementation using Jenkins, Gitlab, or similar tools
Experience in developing and managing Kubernetes (k8s) clusters
Working knowledge of Source Version Control and Build/Release tools and methodologies
Possess a strong understanding of Software Build process and how it connects to CI/CD (continuous integration/continuous delivery)
Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance