Job Description

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Software Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity: 

As a back-end developer, you know that a good site or system needs the right combination of clean code, APIs, analytics, and infrastructure to develop a user-focused solution. We’re looking for a seasoned back end developer with the software engineering skills it takes to identify potential risks, contribute to solution development, and create efficient and effective systems for our clients. 

As a lead back-end developer at Booz Allen, you’ll oversee a team as they use the latest architectural approaches and open-source frameworks and tools to deliver solutions. Using your software engineering expertise, you’ll lead the development team to create custom tools, systems, and sites with consistent performance and scalability. In this role, you’ll make a mission-forward impact as you expand your skillset and career. Work with us as we shape systems for the better. 

Join us. The world can’t wait.  

You Have:  

  • 8+ years of experience implementing, maintaining, and supporting agile software development to modernize systems 

  • 8+ years of experience in software development using basic programming languages, technologies, tools, or web development stacks 

  • Experience with Agile methodology, extreme programming, software engineering, product management, and software products 

  • Experience developing and maintaining the technology needed to power the components which enable the user-facing side of enterprise applications databases, conceptualize and implement data storage solutions, run performance testing and benchmarking, and optimize data performance  

  • Experience mentoring or supervising employees 

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 

  • Bachelor's degree or 10+ years of experience in software engineering in lieu of a degree 

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with Java, JavaScript, SQL, Python, Server-Side Development, Middleware, Application or Data Integration, API Development, Core Application Systems, Node.js, Groovy, Scala, Spring Cloud, Spring Core, Spring-Boot, or Spring Data 

  • Experience writing source code for new applications or generating and enhancing code samples for existing applications 

  • Experience acquiring client requirements and resolving workflow problems through automation optimization 

  • Experience working with automated testing tools to perform testing and maintenance 

  • Secret clearance 

  • Master’s degree


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  


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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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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