Job Description

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DevOps Engineer, Lead

The Opportunity:

Everyone is trying to “harness the cloud,” but not everyone knows how. As a DevOps engineer, you’re eager to build, manage, and secure a container platform that meets your client’s needs and takes advantage of cloud capabilities. We need you to develop container management software to solve some of our clients’ toughest challenges.

As a lead platform DevOps engineer at Booz Allen, you can use your technical skills to affect mission-forward change.  You’ll guide your team as they use the latest cloud technologies to improve your client’s environment with current container software to ensure seamless orchestration. Using your DevOps platform expertise, you’ll lead your team as you inform strategy and design while ensuring standards are met throughout the containerization process.

You’ll recommend resources that will help your client manage and securely adopt containers. Additionally, you’ll continue to strengthen your DevOps skills while supporting the development of critical cloud platforms. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

Work with us to use cloud platform technology for good.

Join us. The world can’t wait.  

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience in the development of tools and processes to drive DevOps or DevSecOps maturity by automating builds, regression testing, monitoring, and pushing releases across environments

  • 8+ years of experience troubleshooting, triaging, and resolving issues related to CI/CD pipeline failures or slowness

  • Experience developing, managing, and securing enterprise cloud-native solutions using containers

  • Experience mentoring or supervising employees within a collaborative team environment

  • Experience with Kubernetes administration and application deployment paradigms

  • Experience with AWS Security services, such as GuardDuty, Macie, Detective, and Inspector

  • Experience using TypeScript

  • Ability to automate everything you can

  • Bachelor's degree or 8+ years of experience in DevOps in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience developing enterprise cloud-native solutions involving Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, Jenkins, or Azure

  • Experience with creating and improving continuous automation across multiple technical stacks

  • Experience with creating and improving continuous deployment tools built on Kubernetes

  • Experience triaging and resolving issues related to both open source and commercial tools in public cloud environments

  • Experience with Site Reliability Engineering-related skills, such as working with an observability stack

  • Experience with GRC, specifically around FedRAMP or PCI-DSS

  • Experience with Grafana, Helm, Service Mesh, AWS, CDK, and TypeScript

  • Experience operating in a regulated environment with an ATO

  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python and Linux Shell Script

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 $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (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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