NASA Azure Active Directory SR Engineer

Full Time



    Job Description

    Job ID: 2300745

    Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, US

    Date Posted: 2023-01-18

    Category: Software

    Subcategory: SW Systems Engr

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: No

    Minimum Clearance Required: None

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust

    Potential for Remote Work: No


    Azure Active Directory Senior Engineer

    SAIC is looking for a Azure Active Directory Senior Engineer to assist NASA's Identity, Credential and Access Management support cloud services.

    Job Responsibilities would include:
    • Deploy and maintain Azure IaaS, Azure Application integration and services roll out to support growth into the cloud in support of NASA's cloud infrastructure.
    • Provision Dev /Test / Stage / Production environments as part of new service deployments leveraging Azure CLI PowerShell or other automation tools.
    • Define and implement the configuration of Azure IAAS services for high availability data redundancy data loss prevention site recovery and resilience and make recommendations that will help NASA achieve its long-term goals and strategies related to cloud services.
    • Manage the security architecture to ensure data security at rest and in transit application security key management identity management authentication and authorization with OIDC and OAuth2 infrastructure security or other integration solutions.
    • Leverage background and skills to make recommendations on how to leverage cloud solutions to security identities and provide authentication services.


    • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

    Desired Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
    • Superior communication, presentation, and teamwork skills
    • Ability to listen, understand and translate client requirements in collaboration with a team
    • Demonstrated experience in delivering effective infrastructure solutions
    • Strategic planning skills, organizational skills, operating skills, and strong leadership
    • Hands on knowledge of Microsoft and Active Directory, SQL, Microsoft hypervisor technologies, SharePoint collaboration, IIS, load-balancing and high-availability architectures, and public/private web hosting.
    • Extensive experience with servers, compute, storage, operating systems and backup solutions
    • Strong scripting skills (PowerShell, bash, etc.)
    • Azure CLI PowerShell and templates experience
    • Azure DevOps configuration and management
    • Azure PAAS Services Security and Provisioning
    • Cloud Security Azure Key Vault HSTS SSL TLS, Egress/Ingress Control, Azure Security Center Threat Detection
    • Cloud monitoring Experience with Azure Log Analytics, Azure Monitor, Application Insights.
    • Experience with security (server hardening, two factor authentication, SSL, VPN)

    Required Qualifications:
    • 10+ years of experience as a full time IT professional
    • 5+ years of experience designing and supporting Azure environments, including IaaS and PaaS
    • Microsoft Azure Certification (MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or equivalent)
    • Hands on experience using the Azure administration portal
    • Bachelor's degree (in Computer Science, Math or Engineering) or 15+ years of experience as a full time IT professional
    • Demonstrable experience deploying enterprise workloads to Azure
    • Proficiency with PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages
    • Experience designing and supporting enterprise core services as well as cloud deployments of these services

    Desired Certifications:
    • Preferred security certifications: CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CCSP, CCNA Security, CCNP, GNFA, GSEC, GSE
    • Specific platform certifications a plus, such as: Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Investigations and/or Secret Clearance.
    • Current Active Clearance is desirable.

    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.