Job Description

Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0198080
Location:
Chantilly,VA,US
Kubernetes Platform Engineer

The Opportunity: 

Everyone is trying to “harness the power of the cloud,” but not everyone knows how. As a Kubernetes platform engineer, you know how to build resilient platforms that meets customer needs and takes advantage of the power of containerization both in the cloud and on premises. What if you could use your Kubernetes engineer skills to improve warfighter communications? We need you to help us develop cloud-based solutions to some of our customer’s toughest challenges.

As a Kubernetes platform engineer on our team, you’ll develop and sustain multiple secure, resilient, and highly available Kubernetes clusters to support mission critical operations both regionally and on the edge. You’ll recommend tools and capabilities based on your research of the environment and knowledge of various on premise, cloud-based, and hybrid resources. Your technical expertise will be vital as you work with your customer to ensure standards are met throughout the process. This is an opportunity to use the latest cloud technologies as you look for ways to improve your customer’s environment using cloud capabilities and implementing them on the edge. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to build cloud-based solutions to help your customers meet their evolving needs. Join our team as we transform warfighter communications with cloud technology.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience in the development of tools and processes to drive DevOps or DevSecOps maturity by automating builds, testing, monitoring, and pushing releases across environments 
  • 5+ years of experience with OOP scripting or programming languages and Kubernetes
  • 5+ years of experience automating infrastructure provisioning with tools  
  • 5+ years of experience with configuration management tools and automating CI/CD pipelines  
  • Experience developing enterprise cloud-native solutions and hosting applications on commercial cloud providers 
  • Experience managing, administrating, configuring, deploying, and maintaining environments and system integration tools, including Kubernetes, Rancher, Harbor, Helm, Longhorn, or Rook-Ceph
  • Experience ingesting and displaying metrics and data sources using dashboarding tools such as Grafana, Dynatrace, or Datadog
  • Experience working with application development teams across the software development lifecycle and creating solutions to complex problems within a collaborative team environment 
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 
  • Bachelor's degree or 8+ years of experience in DevOps in lieu of a degree 

Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with tools such as CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, Chef, or Puppet 
  • Experience with cloud solutions or providers such as AWS, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, and GCP
  • Experience working with Site Reliability Engineering concepts, principals, and best practices
  • Experience triaging and resolving issues related to both open source and commercial tools in public cloud environments 
  • Experience automating CI/CD pipelines with tools such as Jenkins or GitLab 
  • Experience with containerization and container orchestration platforms with tools such as Docker and Kubernetes 
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python and Linux Shell Script 
  • Knowledge of common build tools such as Maven, Gradle, and NPM
  • Secret clearance

Clearance:

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.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

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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