DevOps Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Santa Maria
United States


SAIC seeks a DevOps Engineer with Cloud experience in Santa Maria, CA to join a small, high-performing, Agile web-development team that maintains a website that provides space satellites/debris positional data in support of the DoD spaceflight safety mission. This role directly supports the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC), a subordinate Command of US Space Command, with a primary work location of Santa Maria, CA. Using Scrum methodology and a hybrid (on-prem and cloud) stack, the successful applicant will be a part of this cohesive team creating solutions that are imaginative, practical, and consistent with the Space Command objectives.

Roles & Responsibilities:

- Develop, code and debug web applications in PHP, Javascript/JQuery or other languages appropriate for web-based programming

- Apply in-depth understanding of software design and construction that employs classic data structures and algorithms, web services concepts (e.g., REST, API), and data transmission formats/protocols such as JSON and AJAX




- Experience working at each stage of the Software Development Lifecycle

- Familiarity with W3C standards-based client-side web development using HTML, ECMA/JavaScript, CSS and server-side web development using interpreted languages such as PHP, Perl, and Python

- Familiarity with commercial Cloud Service Providers

- Experience using Agile software development methods (Scrum, TDD, Pair Programming, etc.)

- Ability to work proactively, both independently and as a member of a highly effective, technical, and fast-moving team while developing innovative approaches to solutions 

Education, Training and Certifications

- Minimum two (2) years of Software Engineering/Web Development/Programming experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or zero (0) years of Software Engineering/Web Development/Programming experience with a Master’s Degree

- Ability to obtain Top Secret security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) 

Desired Qualifications


- Familiarity with Server System Administration (Linux, Windows), Database Administration/Design (MySQL), Virtualization (VMWare), Containerization (Docker), and ETL using Pentaho, Laravel Framework, Infrastructure as Code (IAC) using Terraform or Ansible

- Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform

- Knowledge of commercial or military space operations