Cloud Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-03
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Washington
District of Columbia
20006
United States

Description

SAIC has an immediate opportunity for a Cloud Engineer located in Washington D.C. This is a full-time direct position with benefits. The Senior Cloud Architect duties will entail Cloud Evangelism as well as researching, designing and engineering integration solutions for the client.

This role is temporarily remote due to Covid-19, but may require occasional on-site presence.  Associates will report back to the office full time at the customer's request.   

The Cloud Architect must have experience in providing leadership and mentorship to small and high performing technical teams working in the development and operations of cloud and other virtualized environments.

  • Must have significant in-depth understanding of and experience with the creation of and use of cloud-based resources; as well as the migration of legacy systems to the cloud.
  • Must be able to identify strategies for addressing requirements.
  • Must have extensive experience analyzing requirements against fiscal, schedule, and performance concerns.
  • Must have extensive experience in taking client requirements and developing it into an architecture vision.
  • Must have experience in high volume and high availability cloud based network interconnectivity like VPC, VPN and VPC Peering
  • Must have experience in creating and conveying to the client and team members solutions based on cloud offerings and services.
  • Must take ownership for system solutions including but not limited to: AWS platforms, deployment platform and virtualized environment solutions.
  • Must have experience in establishing and enforcing standards and practices such as Agile
  • Must have extensive software and Hardware development experience and thorough knowledge of a variety of programming languages as well as development and deployment platforms.
  • Deep Dive Experience with compute, storage, Database, Developer Tool, security, identity compliance, Management & Governance, network & Content Delivery, Analytic and application Integration

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related engineering degree and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters in Computer Science or related engineering degree and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.
  • Intimate knowledge / Development in one or more programing languages (Java, Python, C/C++, C#, PHP, .Net, Node.js, Go and Ruby)
  • Utilized one or more cloud scripting languages i.e. JavaScript, PowerShell
  • Knowledge of JSON, YAML and XML
  • Intimate knowledge of system Administration of Windows and Linux servers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Virtual Networking principles such as DNS, TCP/IP, HTTP, CDN, Public and Private Subnets and VPN
  • Worked with AW services such as Route 53, CloudFront and Virtual Private Cloud
  • Knowledge of data storage options available and when to apply them (i.e. bucket storage using S3 to Relational Database Services (RDS) to full fledge Hadoop clusters.
  • Knowledge of Cloud Security foundations (i.e. securing AWS accounts, to data, to managing identity and access management (IAM) services as well as using security groups and access control list to secure networks)
  • Intimate knowledge of both front and back end technologies provided by the cloud vendor (i.e. Amazon)
  • Knowledge of basic Amazon services such as SQS, SNS and RDS
  • Working experience or knowledge of virtualization or services like virtual machines, EC2, Lambda and Serverless Computing
  • Working knowledge of Web Services and Api
  • Working knowledge of Containers such as Kubernetes and Docker
  • Knowledge of using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to implement IaaS, PaaS, SaaS using CI/CD process

Required Certifications

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect- Associate up to Professional level will be accepted.

Required Clearance

  • Active secret clearance.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of and or worked in the following additional Cloud environments:
    • Microsoft’s Azure
    • Google’s GCP
  • Knowledge of and or worked with the following tools:
    • Jenkins
    •  Ansible
    •  Chef
    •  Terraform

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.