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Cloud Architect, Mid in Charleston, SC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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Job Number: R0045129

Cloud Architect, Mid

The Challenge:

We have the technology, but do we know how to use it? In an industry where “Cloud” is sometimes synonymous with “genie,” it’s important to have someone on your team who knows how to engineer Cloud based and hybrid on-premise and Cloud based solutions. That’s why we need you, an engineer who knows how hardware and software components fit together and integrate with Cloud based resources, to help us modernize the VA.

As a Cloud engineer on our team, you’ll support efforts to help move applications that deliver benefits to veterans to new Cloud platform and modernize the operations and maintenance capabilities using the newest technologies available. You’ll contribute to tool and capability recommendations based on your research of the current environment and various on-premise, Cloud-based, and hybrid resources. You’ll work with operations, development, and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to inform strategy and architecture design. This is an opportunity to work with the latest Cloud resources as you learn prototyping using multiple techniques and new technologies. You’ll be able to gain experience in establishing Cloud architectures and modern operational and maintenance procedures while developing critical systems for to benefit veterans. Join our team as we transform how benefits are delivered by the VA by taking advantage of Cloud technology.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-Experience with VMware, Linux, Windows and open source software  

-Experience with Cloud platforms, including AWS and Azure 

-Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, and Windows  

-Experience with configuration management tools, including Ansible, Chef, and Puppet  

-Experience with monitoring tools, including Foglight, Splunk, ELK, Kibana, and Grafana 

-Knowledge of virtualization and Cloud computing architectures and concepts 

-Knowledge of scripting languages, including shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, and Python 

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with application server and Web servers, including Apache, Oracle WebLogic, NginX, and Node.js 

-Experience with implementing automated processes to PaaS and IaaS environments  

-Experience with Oracle and NoSQL hosting 

-BA or BS degree in CS, MIS, or related field 


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

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