Senior Cloud and Database Architect

$175,001 - $185,000 / Year 
Mid, Senior level

Job Description


SAIC is seeking an experienced Cloud / Database Architect to join our Agile team supporting our customer the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 


  • Designs, plans, and integrates cloud computing, data storage, and virtualization systems
  • Provides specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, cloud service provider selection, implementation techniques, application data migration techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.
  • Develops and conducts testing of cloud, data storage, and virtualization systems.
  • Maintains technical expertise relevant industry standards and in cloud computing, data storage, and virtualization technologies including providers, development, deployments, service delivery, data, provisioning, and scaling.
  • Evaluates and reports on new cloud and virtualization technologies to enhance capabilities of cloud-based and data services.
  • Provide systems engineering activities including System Architecting, System Analysis and Design, Interface and Data Architectures, Validation and Verification, System Integration, System Operations, and Performance.
  • Collaborate with Business and IT teams to determine which data is available and useful for the project
  • Assist in the development of Agile Epics, Features, and User Stories related to cloud and data storage development.
  • Support Agile teams as a subject matter expert
  • Analyze data and usage to find patterns and solutions to business challenges
  • Process structured and unstructured data where required
  • Make business recommendations to stakeholders in a clear manner based on architectural best practices
  • Communicate regularly with customers, stakeholders, Agile teams, and management

This opportunity is contingent upon award.


Required Qualifications: 

  • BA/BS degree and 14 years or more of relevant experience 
  • AWS Architect certified
  • Kubernetes, OpenShift, Docker
  • Automation of OpenSource Middleware stack
  • Must have Strong troubleshooting skills and a sense of working within a team.
  • Must Have Agile Team experience and experience with Rally or similar tool.
  • Strong data analytics experience
  • Knowledge of data development tools such as Python
  • Strength in Data Management and Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)
  • Strengths in SQL and NoSQL database tools
  • Experience with Cloud data management tools
  • Problem solving and communication skills
  • Systems Modernization experience
  • Knowledge of data encryption and security approaches
  • AWS, VPC, Auto Scaling, Elastic IP
  • SQS, CloudSearch, S3, Glacier, Elastic Load Balancing, Lambda, SNS, Postrges, ECS
  • Must be able to obtain Public Trust Clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strength in Machine Learning
  • Experience with big data and search
  • Azure, Google Cloud experience or certification

Target salary range: $175,001 - $185,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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