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Cloud Computer Engineer Sr Principal






SAIC has a new opportunity for a DevOps Engineer to work on an exciting, fast-paced program.  This position provides direct support to a government program office.  The candidate must have hands-on experience with Kubernetes in designing, implementing and managing Kubernetes clusters working in conjunction with Docker Containers.  Additionally, the candidate must have hands-on experience with Docker and have experience in establishing container image repositories, building Docker files, container images, and using Docker in establishing continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) deployment pipelines.  In addition, the candidate needs to have hands-on experience with tools enabling automated testing and integration; as well as AWS key services (e.g., EC2, S3, VPC, KMS, CloudFormation, IAM).  The DevOps engineer must also have hands-on experience in designing, building and maintaining continuous integration/continuous delivery build pipelines.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Lead the design, development and instantiation of the deployment process for the project

  • Design, build and maintain CI/CD pipelines in multiple integration and test (I&T) environments

  • Automate and orchestrate workloads on AWS

  • Create Docker files, Docker Container images, and a container image repository.

  • Install, configure and manage Kubernetes clusters supporting the CI/CD deployment pipelines

  • Install, configure and manage additional CI/CD tools in the environment (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab, Cucumber)

  • Install, configure and manage automated testing tools in the environment.    

    Required Qualifications


    • Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly

    • Experience in building and managing CI/CD pipelines

    • Must have experience installing and configuring AWS services

    • Must have strong scripting experience

    • Hands-on experience with at least one configuration/deployment management system (e.g., Chef, Puppet, Ansible, AWS Cloud Formation, Salt or other similar tools) 

    • Hands-on experience with at least one of the following languages:  Node.js, Python, PHP, Ruby, and Java. Proficient with git and git workflows.
    • Experience with Helm

    • Experience with a source code repository tool e.g., GitLab, GitHub

    • Experience building installation packages using RPM and Yum

    • Experience with Chef for software installation

    • Proven ability to provide automation solutions using PowerShell, Python and JSON.

    • Proficiency with Linux

    • Platform and OS experience: CentOS 6 and 7, RHEL 6 and 7, Windows 7, Windows 2016

    • Proficiency in leveraging automated testing tools to automate testing

    • Familiarity with Test Automation tools and frameworks:  XUnit, Selenium, Cypress JS, SauceLabs, etc.

    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment using a scaled agile workflow

    • Thrives in solving complex challenges and working with abstract ideas

    • Capable of effectively and efficiently multitasking and prioritizing in a highly dynamic environment

    • Self-motivated, proactive team player with impeccable attention to detail

    • Polished communicator, technical topics readily understood by all stakeholders. Strong documentation skills, a superior technical writer.










  • BA/BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience

  • 3+ years as a DevOps Engineer or equivalent

  • 3+ years of hands on experience with Kubernetes and creating and managing a Kubernetes based infrastructure

  • 3+ years of hands on experience with Docker, building Docker files and images, establishing Docker image repositories

  • 2+ years of experience with CI/CD orchestrator tools e.g., Jenkins, Maven, Ant,  or similar CI/CD orchestrator tool(s)

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field

  • Experience supporting cloud development programs for an IC customer

  • Industry certifications (e.g. AWS Certified Developer, AWS Certified Solution Architect, etc.)


Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + CI Poly
FAIRFAX, Virginia
United States
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