NASA Azure Automation Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for a Senior Azure Automation Engineer to support the NASA EAST Program in Huntsville, AL. This role is 100% remote. We are looking for a person who is passionate about automation and always looking for opportunities in replacing repetitive tasks with automation.



  • Support the development of compelling features using modern tools and technologies with a focus on building future-proof systems that perform at scale.
  • Maintain and deploy critical infrastructure components through Infrastructure-as-Code tooling across multiple accounts.
  • Identifies process improvements and opportunities for automation.
  • Implement and maintain an enterprise-grade security posture for all production and non-production systems.
  • Maintain, monitor, and establish best practices.
  • Manage timely resolution of all critical and/or complex problems.
  • Assist with application migration to the cloud by providing terraform modules
  • Design and build DevOps CI/CD pipelines



  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
  • Years of experience accepted in lieu of degree 



  • 8 or more years of applied experience in a relevant role.
  • 5+ years’ experience building, maintaining, and deploying production infrastructures in Azure at scale
  • 3+ years’ experience with the following technologies:
    • Terraform
    • Experience using and leveraging APIs.
    • Python, Golang, or any modern scripting language.
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and concepts such as agile, SCRUM, CI/CD, and DevOps.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, related degree, or relevant experience.
  • Understanding of monitoring, detection, and compliance tools.
  • Azure Certified Associate or Expert preferred
  • Experience working on a variety of software development projects and toolsets.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and reliable self-starter.
  • Experience in building up a new team.
  • Knowledge in GitHub actions preferred and/or Jenkins CICD pipelines.


Clearance Requirement:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.