Chief AWS Cloud Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is currently seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented AWS Cloud Engineer to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC. In this role you will help architect, design and build (must be hands on!) new capabilities for SAIC in AWS Environments.This is remote work that may be performed from any location within the United States. Business travel will be required as needed.
Job Duties:

  • Responsible for design, development, and implementation of Cloud solutions.
  • Serve as an experienced AWS resource with deep passion for the FULL suite of AWS services.
  • Participate in the software development life cycle to ensure sound Cloud solutions are enterprise ready.
  • Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our AWS foundational footprint capabilities.
  • Work closely with our architects and engineers to recommend and design database or data storage solutions that effectively reflect our business needs, security, and service level requirements
  • Work with application and architecture teams to conduct proof of concept (POC) and implement the design in production environment in AWS
  • Work with our current application teams to understand our current applications and make migration recommendations and to-be architectures in AWS
  • Review coding done to advance application upgrade, extension, or other development. Analyze application for data integrity issues.
  •  Work independently or as part of a small team to design, build, automate and document the a multi-tiered managed services platform
  •  Work independently or as part of a small team to build out automation AWS Deployment Manager or other like orchestration template technology in support of the managed services platform
  •  Write the required template documents, procedures or guides associate with the respective managed services
  •  Assist with the installation and configuration of a cloud management platform per the requirements of the respective services
  •  Write and implement the respective RBAC policies as required per the respective services
  •  Assist with the product evaluation, selection and implementation for respective managed services that require 3rd party products to support
  •  Design and develop the managed services release management capability for the platform
  •  May mentor less experienced technical staff; may use high end development tools to assist or facilitate development process.
  •  Development of automated solutions to monitor and support our software development and release processes


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 18 years' or more experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of technical professional experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional AWS experience
  • Obtained minimum 1 AWS certification
  • Must be a self-starter and be effective independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (e.g. Python, Shell, Java, and JSON).
  • Experience designing, developing, deploying, testing in AWS architecture
  • Advanced knowledge of Most of the AWS Platform Services including:
    • Proficiency and experience with AWS developer tools and workflows (CLI, Deployment Manager, Cloud SDK, etc)
  • Must be a team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment
  • Taking ownership and acting with high sense of urgency, this job requires the individual to work like an entrepreneur

Desired Qualifications:

  • Working with Microsoft Azure or GCP
  • Basic Understanding of the Landing Zone Architecture
  • Knowledge of Security side of the MSP (SCPs, Group Policies, Guardrails, etc)

Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.