Job Description

Fort Bragg,NC,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
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 current 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 current cloud capabilities and implement 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:
•    Experience with managing, administrating, configuring, deploying and maintaining environments and system integration tools, including Kubernetes, Rancher, Harbor, Helm, Longhorn, Rook-Ceph, Chaos Engineering, and Grafana
•    Experience with building bare-metal Kubernetes clusters using various services, including CoreDNS, NGINX, Kube-Vip, or Kube-Virt
•    Experience with application development and migration in cloud-native environments, including AWS, Azure, or GCP and technologies, business applications, hypervisors, customer requirements, data types, protocols, and policies
•    Experience with writing Terraform, Ansible playbooks, Linux automation scripts, rudimentary APIs or automation scripts to interact with existing APIs, automated provisioning, Infrastructure as code, and software development programming languages
•    Experience with managing and deploying applications in an air-gapped environment
•    Knowledge of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics at the container level for APM tools, including Splunk, ELK, and Prometheus
•    Knowledge IDAM requirements and technologies, including Active Directory, SAML, OpenLDAP, hardware tokens, OAuth 2.0, or OIDC
•    TS/SCI clearance
•    HS diploma or GED
•    DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification

Nice If You Have:
•    Experience with Agile development methodologies and working on Agile teams using collaboration tools, including Jira, Confluence, or Discourse
•    Experience with creating and conducting automated unit and system integration tests to identify and feedback failed modules and components
•    Experience in working with CM tools, including Gitlab, Git-centric, and CI/CD workflows
•    Ability to communicate technical ideas and deliver briefings with cross functional teams
•    Ability to communicate and display tact
•    Possession of excellent listening skills
•    Bachelor's degree
•    Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), or Certified Kubernetes Security (CKS) Certification

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

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 develop 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.


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 $93,400.00 to $212,000.00 (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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