Job Description

Remote Work:
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Cloud Operations Engineer, Lead

Key Role:

Assists in the design, definition, development, and testing of Cloud solution components. Serves as a liaison between clients and developers to ensure that all infrastructure requirements are met. Applies leading-edge principles, theories, and concepts, contributes to the development of new principles and concepts. Works on unusually complex problems and provides highly innovative solutions. Operates with substantial latitude for unreviewed action or decision, mentors or supervises employees in both firm and technical competencies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience with supporting DoD and AF clients

  • 7+ years of experience with data management, infrastructure, software, Cloud migration, integration, and hosting, and designing, implementing, or consulting with distributed applications

  • Experience with implementing security policies, developing cybersecurity strategies, and maintaining Cloud security levels and architectures

  • Experience with client management, including executing projects on time

  • Ability to manage and work with distributed teams, including managing and leading employees

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Cloud System Administration or Cloud Engineering certification, including CompTIA Cloud+ or AWS SysOps Administrator - Associate certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with multiple operating systems, including UNIX, Linux, and Windows 2008 and 2012

  • Experience with multi-threaded, Big Data, and distributive Cloud architectures and frameworks

  • Experience with AWS EC2, Network, ELB, and S3

  • Experience with building, delivering, and managing Cloud IaaS environments using IaaS platforms, including Amazon Web Services and Infrastructure as Code

  • Possession of excellent leadership skills, for consensus building and mentoring

  • Master's degree in CS or Engineering

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.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $106,200.00 to $242,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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