Data Platform System Administrator

The Challenge: 
Are you looking for an opportunity to support fast-paced IT operations and build a data platform that will help the DoD modernize their budgeting toolset? As a data platform system administrator, you will be a trusted leader and missionary to provide high-quality IT operations support for a large-scale data analytics platform. You will be empowered to conceptualize and implement the necessary processes and tools for migrating towards 24/7/365 operations across two network enclaves. 
 
We need a data platform system administrator who will simultaneously focus on long-term transformation, while also being hands-on in system monitoring activities, and supporting incident response. We’re looking for an innovator who enjoys solving problems, craves continual improvement, and values process-oriented operations. In this role, you’ll have the ability to incorporate site reliability engineering and DevOps principles into our operational approach and support platform-focused monitoring, maintenance, incident response, request fulfillment, problem management, and change management processes. Join us as we build systems to change DoD for the better. 
 
Empower change with us

You Have: 
-Experience in an IT operations environment, including conducting system monitoring, maintenance, or troubleshooting 
-Experience with monitoring technologies, including Splunk, SolarWinds, or Amazon CloudWatch 
-Experience with the deployment, automation, maintenance, and management of cloud-based environments 
-Ability to provide remote after-hours support in an on-call capacity 

-Ability to obtain a DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Certification within 2 months of start date

-Ability to obtain a DoD 8570.01-M Operating System Certification within 2 months of start date

-Secret clearance 
-BA or BS degree 
 
Nice If You Have: 
-Experience in DoD operational environments 
-Experience with DevOps, including CI/CD, IaC, or automation  
-Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, or OpenShift 

-Experience with DevOps, including continuous integration (CI)/continuous delivery (CD), Infrastructure as Code (IaC), or automation
-Knowledge of ITIL with a focus on process improvement 
-Top Secret clearance 

Clearance: 
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career: 
A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect: 

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety


You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success. 

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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