Job Description

Location:
McLean,VA,US
Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0191555
Cloud Computing Application Architect, Senior

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference and help build a system that will have a positive impact in the intelligence community (IC)? Booz Allen is revolutionizing how software is developed and deployed into cloud-based systems. We are bringing in modern, innovative technology to solve our client’s most difficult problems in scaling out enterprise software development processes and services. That is why we need you, an experienced cloud engineer, to help us design and architect the most efficient solutions that automate and shorten the time it takes to get new capabilities from development to production to support mission critical operations.

As a cloud engineer on our team, you will use your development experience to streamline our software development life cycle from development to production by leveraging the latest cloud native managed services. You will lead efforts to incorporate open-source tools, automation, and infrastructure as code using Agile methodologies to develop enterprise solutions that facilitate and reduce the barrier of getting code securely from concept into production. As a cloud engineer, you will work with elite teams to implement continuous integration and deployment mechanisms that help reduce the speed to mission of critical applications and services to our nation’s intelligence systems. This is an opportunity to broaden your skill set into areas like Agile development, cloud-based development, containerization, and serverless while developing software that will improve national security. Join our team as we build tools to transform the future of the IC.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience with building, deployment, release automation, or orchestration as a function of a CI/CD process

  • 5+ years experience with Docker, OpenShift, or Kubernetes

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform 

  • Experience with supporting Cloud applications or infrastructure 

  • Experience working with microservices and containerization, including orchestration, cluster management, and container storage, including Docker, Kubernetes, or Rancher 

  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code environments, including automated server or network configurations, large-scale software deployments, or monitoring and testing, including continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) 

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • HS diploma or GED

  • Ability to obtain a Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, or GSEC certification within 6 months of hire

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with identifying and implementing automation to improve user experience 

  • Experience with scripting in Bash, PowerShell, Python, Groovy, or Ruby 

  • Experience with system integration using a variety of protocols, including JSON, REST, and XML 

  • Experience with leveraging JSON, YAML, or XML for configuration 

  • Experience with the OWASP Software Assurance Maturity Model or DevSecOps Maturity Model

  • Cloud Certification, including AWS, Certified Solutions Architect Associate Certification, Google Certified Professional – Cloud Architect, or MCSE – Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

Clearance:

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