Cloud Architect, Senior Principal - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


The National Security Customer Group of SAIC is seeking a Cloud Architect, 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: 

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; other work experience and certifications considered in lieu of degree requirements

  • Deep understanding of the design, deployment and management of cloud resources in numerous environments (AWS, Azure, etc.)

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes implementation in Cloud environments

  • Ability to prioritize usage to most efficiently allocate resources to maximize developer experience and stay within budget

  • Knowledge of networking, security groups and policy management in relation to cloud resources

  • Applicable AWS certifications (SysOps Administrator, Solutions Architect Associate) and/or Azure certifications (Administrator, Architect Technologies/Design)

  • Possesses a strong "security first" mindset.   

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance 

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Agile, Scrum, or Kanban frameworks
  • DevOps or DevSecOps certification or training
  • Other applicable AWS or Azure certifications, Security certifications


Desired Qualifications