AWS Cloud Engineer

SAIC Corporation
January 13, 2021
Chantilly, VA
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SAIC is seeking an AWS Cloud Engineer to support a dynamic program in Chantilly, VA for our Space Systems Sector to interface directly with Customer Programs and application owners.

We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support to solution our Customers' IT challenges. Due to our continued growth we are seeking to add a Cloud Application Technician to our team. Your future duties and responsibilities encompass the engineering of business and technical solutions in support of the Intelligence Community Infrastructure Service Provider leveraging AWS. This position requires an active Top Secret with SCI and Poly.

The AWS Cloud Engineer delivers solutions devised by subject matter experts and engineers, yielding Cloud Solution Offerings for Intelligence Community Customers.

This position performs Echelon 2, TIER 2, IT support such as troubleshooting; problem resolution; and improvements to network performance.

The candidate provides software, system troubleshooting, technical support and guidance to less-experienced technicians.

  • The candidate is expected to maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and participate in special projects as required.

  • Required qualifications to be familiar with in this role include configuration and maintenance of Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) resources (e.g. subnets security groups, permissions policies, etc.). Also well versed in the configuration of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

  • EC2 features for provisioning, monitoring, scaling and distribution of compute infrastructure.

  • Leverage AWS capabilities (scalability, elasticity, and high availability) to assist Application Service Providers and Intelligence Community Infrastructure Service Provider to transition from a physical to virtual architecture.

  • Help customers architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage cloud native services from AWS.

  • Understand software development with respect to cloud architecture, design patterns, and programming.

  • Define application architectures that provide security, scalability, fault tolerance, high availability, and optimal performance. Make recommendations to share best-practice knowledge and improve internal processes across the organization.

  • Experience with Linux and Windows environments

  • Familiarization of Bash & Python languages a plus!


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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