Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) Systems Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Jul 31, 2020

Job Description


SAIC is seeking Amazon Web Service (AWS) Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) Systems Engineers to join our team in support of an Intelligence Community (IC) Customer. The position will be located in Chantilly, VA.

The primary responsibilities for this position include:
  • Provide expert advice with respect to C2S cloud architecture, environments, setup and configuration, limitations, constraints, tools, and resources
  • Provide support and detailed direction with respect to C2S cloud implementation, monitoring, initialization, maintenance, and reporting
  • Support the development, delivery, implementation, and maintenance of C2S-based projects
  • Support the System Administrative team on implementations to the cloud. This includes inputs on hardware, configuration, security settings and tools, storage needs, back-up and recovery strategies, disaster recovery strategies, etc.
  • Develop C2S migration CONOPS, strategies, and plans
  • Prepare and deliver assessment reports on the migration implementation, including information on the system performance, deficiencies, and improvement recommendations
  • Participate in any and all system-level reviews, including peer reviews and Review Boards
  • Create Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) resources (e.g. subnets, network access control lists, and security groups)
  • Utilize the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) features for provisioning, monitoring, scaling and distribution of compute infrastructure
  • Create and utilize Amazon EC2VPC subnets
  • Leverage AWS capabilities (scalability, elasticity, and high availability) to assist Application Service Providers and Intelligence Community (IC) Infrastructure Service Provider (NISP) cost reductions.
  • Use Amazon CloudWatch to establish metrics and monitor the health/utilization of AWS resource.
  • Perform AWS and on-premise resources backups using AWS services.
  • Utilize AWS Cloud Formation to automate infrastructure provisioning and deployment to reduce time to production.
  • Leverage resource tagging to allocate costs and optimize resource planning for budgeting, reporting and governance; Leverage design components and capabilities for scalability, elasticity, and high availability.
  • Write code for Amazon Web Services API’s and SDK’s
  • Utilize AWS Cloud Formation to automate infrastructure provisioning and deployment to reduce time to production
  • Support customer incident, problem, and change management through the External Cloud Office’s service desk function

SAIC delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. SAIC is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure. We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support to solution our Customers' IT challenges. 


  • Must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor's Degree with industry experience--Significant customer experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience
    • 5 years of experience in system architecture/engineering
    • 5 years of experience in cloud design and implementation
  • Hands-on experience with AWS and strong understanding of AWS capabilities and limitations
  • Knowledge of cloud development cycle, to include planning, project management, requirements development, delivery, and testing
  • Experience performing on-boarding activities for the appropriate external (AWS, C2S, GovCloud, etc.) cloud environment available to the IC and supporting migration efforts of applications and services into AWS
  • Experience with Certification and Accreditation (C&A), integration, operational training, deployment, transition, and maintenance of systems and services delivered to the Enterprise
  • Experience working with AWS, big data platforms, Linux, and relational as well as NoSQL databases
  • Experience coordinating with network team to implement and finalize required network connections for Customer VPCs
  • Experience creating presentations that support Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) overviews, onboarding, status updates and any other necessary support documentation; Create and sustain Helper VPCs which include URL proxies, Common Service Access Points, and Bastion Hosts
  • Thorough understanding of infrastructure (firewalls, load balancers, hypervisor, storage, monitoring, security etc) and have experience with orchestration to develop a cloud solution Use Amazon CloudWatch to establish metrics and monitor the health/utilization of AWS resource
  • Thorough understanding of Cloud Computing: virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service Cloud delivery models and the current competitive landscape