Lead Cloud Architect - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Cloud Solutions Architect to join our leading-edge team whose mission is to deliver solutions that enable the modernization and transformation efforts of our customers' Cloud systems and applications. Key service delivery concepts include Cloud Leadership, Cloud Advisory and Enablement, Cloud Services, and Cloud Support that enable efficient and effective business operations. Works closely with the Lead Architects to implement and drive secure, automated solutions that are in alignment with the Target State architecture. Applies technology solutioning experience in order to provide implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization and tenants throughout the life cycle of the project.


  • 15+ years' experience in one or more architecture domains (e.g. business architecture, solutions architecture, application architecture) § Advanced knowledge and experience in one or more current programming languages (E.g. - Java, Javascript (including AngularJS), Python, Rust, Go, Ruby or PHP)
  • Experience in managing large operational cloud environments spanning multiple tenants through techniques such as Multi-Account management, AWS Well Architected Best Practices, OU/SCP, etc.
  •  Experience defining the architecture of cloud deployed applications
  •  Experienced with driving ongoing improvements in cost efficiencies such as purchase of Reserved Instance/Savings Plans aligned to resources consumption, review of AWS Trusted Advisor, etc.
  • Expertise in service-oriented architecture, web services, and Application Programming Interfaces
  •  Experience with how containerized is performed with applications. Able to advise on the best forms of developing containerized application. (i.e., Docker, Rocket, etc.,)
  •  Experience with how container organization works and how the application needs to be Architecture to take advantage of that (Kubernetes, Universal Control Plane UCP, etc.,)
  •  Experience defining and driving SecDevOps best practices (e.g., IaC, CI/CD) within large teams
  • Experience establishing legacy modernization and migration roadmaps for large scale applications
  •  Experience with event-driven applications using queues, service bus and other related patterns
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and ability to work with minimal direction
  •  BA or BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
  • Masters' Degree preferred or Bachelor's level degree with equivalent years of work experience.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level
  • Relevant Kubernetes Certification
  •  Relevant Agile Certification
  • Relevant Security Certification

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