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Software Engineer

Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job ID: 2303567


Date Posted: 2023-03-14

Category: Software

Subcategory: SW Systems Engr

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is seeking a Software Development Engineer to provide expertise supporting CI/CD pipelines deployed in multiple Commercial Cloud Services environments. This is a critical position on the Landmark AOS SETA contract responsible for the complete end-to-end lifecycle of the customer's Ground Enterprise. This position is located in Chantilly, VA and all candidates must have an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph for consideration.

Responsibilities include:

Support the developers in the deployment and maintenance of critical applications on cloud-native micro services architecture

Provide expertise and oversight to the developers in the implementation of automation, effective monitoring, and infrastructure-as-code

Assist in the developer's deployment and maintenance of a CI/CD pipeline across multiple environments in multiple security enclaves

Support and work alongside cross-functional engineering teams on the latest technologies and customer requirements

Drive best practices to increase quality and velocity of deployments

Sustain and improve the process of knowledge sharing throughout the internal and external engineering teams

Provide recommendations for DevOps/Agile principles to define capability roadmaps, EPICs, Features and verifying and summarizing EPICs against a Plan

Provide support to the Program Office in execution of mission critical systems

Providing agile expertise and oversight of software development activities; ensuring agile development and implementation map to government needs

Representing government at vendor led release and sprint planning events; ensuring government and stakeholder needs are prioritized

Provide recommendations against solutions to assist in prioritizing developer backlogs in alignment with capability deliveries to Operations

Providing analyses of program data to ensure that accurate status of cost, schedule, and performance of development contracts in support of monitoring and controlling the program

Providing analysis and recommendations to the Government on implementing Agile methodologies in support of program execution to facilitate capability delivery within cost and schedule

Providing recommendations to the Government concerning program execution

Representing the Program Office in the customer's program execution discussions related to current and future contracts

Proactively engage with Agile Development teams to assess execution performance, and based on those assessments, advise Government on implementation strategies


Required Qualifications:

Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly

BA/BS Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems, Information Technology or similar field; 9 years or more experience; masters and 7 years or more experience (relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree)

1 or more AWS certifications in Operations or Development, minimum Associate level (or other cloud service provider, i.e. Azure, OCI, GCP)

1 or more certifications in: CISSP, ITIL, Sec+, other security certifications, Linux, Agile

10+ years of experience supporting Operational Systems or Development Platforms

3-5 years of experience managing teams and facilitating cross team collaboration

Extensive DevSecOps experience

Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)

Experience using Enterprise CI/CD Tools (GitLab, Ansible, Jenkins, Docker, etc.)

Experience driving the adoption of shift-level approach, policy-as-code, security-as-code, infrastructure-as-code, and zero trust compliance

Knowledge of RMF, PCI-DSS, HIPPA, SOX, GDPR, or CCPA Standards and Policies

Desired Qualifications:

Experience maintaining and deploying highly available, fault-tolerant systems at scale

Experience supporting developer environments, tools, and methods including analyzing and advocating for developer needs

Involvement working with Developer, DevOps, and Engineering teams in a dynamic environment to promote and implement the DevOps program throughout the organization

Comprehension in the security areas of Key Management Systems, Certificate Management, Encryption, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Scanning, Security and Monitoring tools, etc.

Expertise in configuring, implementing and leveraging computer security and networking diagnostic/monitoring tools

Experience coordinating and performing vulnerability assessments through the use of automated and manual tools

Ability to renew and analyze vulnerability data with security teams to identify risks and prepare vulnerability reports for automation definition and establishing policy

Proficiency in various programming and scripting languages (preferable Python, JavaScript, Go)

Familiarity with RHEL/CENTOS systems administration

Familiarity with virtualization platforms or container technologies

Experience with the following areas:

Git-based development workflows and tools

integrating automated testing in CI/CD pipelines

implementing and/or integrating automation with disparate platforms and technologies

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.

Keywords: SAIC, Chantilly , Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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