Chief DevSecOps Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Diego
United States


SAIC is seeking a Chief DevSecOps Engineer in San Diego, CA with an active TS/SCI to support a key technical role on a fast paced highly innovative agency led initiative. SAIC is developing its joint all-domain command and control capability and supporting several initiatives across DoD and leading the development on the next generation Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) for the all Combatant Commands.  This next generation system shall employ the latest advancements across the technology spectrum to include AI/ML and distributed architectures. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in large, complex system of systems design, development and integration projects.  This role will require expertise in software (SW) design, development, configuration management, architecture, and large distributed (networked) compute platforms.  

This is your opportunity to have a rewarding career participating, learning and honing your DevSecOps skills, while providing meaningful contributions to our DoD customers. You must be a hard-working, sharp individual with a passion for software development, a positive attitude, and an intense desire to deliver value through rapid application development and cloud native development, using leading edge software factory tool stacks.

The ideal candidate will have expertise and extensive experience in Agile software development, Microservices, API development, and specific experience with software development in a DevSecOps environment.

As a Developer, your primary responsibilities will include:

•    Build, use, debug CI/CD pipelines

•    Design, develop, code, test, debug, document and deploy custom apps

•    Develop application program logic from customer-defined specifications

•    Understand business, technical, and program requirements

•    Apply analytical, automation, and coding skills in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

•    Prepare Lean design documentation, e.g. diagrams and specifications

•    Use Cloud based tool stacks (e.g. VSCode, Jira, Confluence, Git, Docker, K8’s, Istio, AWS…etc.) for development



  • Minimum of nine (9) years’ experience developing software technical requirements, develop software test plans and procedure, oversee software testing, verification, and validation activities with a Bachelor’s Degree; Or seven (7) years of relevant experience with a Master’s Degree. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Proven background working in DevOps software development environments with specific experience and knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
    • Software Program Management / Acquisition
    • Agile software development with Scrum or Kanban
    • Agile collaboration tools such as Atlassian Jira, Confluence
    • CI/CD with Jenkins, GitLab, Bitbucket, or MS Azure
    • Cloud - Platform One
    • Cross Domain Solutions
    • C-ATO
    • Multi-Level Security Networks (MLS / MILS)
    • Containerization with Docker or Red Hat Podman
    • Container management with Kubernetes and Helm
    • Security automation with tools such as Static Application Security Testing (SAST) and Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST)


  • Ability to interface with all levels of functional/division offices to accomplish projects for the government program office


  • Active Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI


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.