DevOps Engineer, Junior in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0021890

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

DevOps Engineer, Junior

Key Role: 
Manage the deployment of next generation of Big Data analytic solutions for clients. Help define best practices for source control, continuous integration, automated testing, and release management. Bring new automation technologies to improve the velocity and quality of engineering efforts. Help enable teams to deploy, manage, configure, scale, and monitor their applications. Participate in high-level team activities, including suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements, and conducting tool evaluations actively. Leverage expertise in programming, including clean coding habits, attention to detail, and focus on quality and collaborate with and contribute to open source software communities by ensuring quality delivery of software through thorough testing and reviews. Enable development teams to build and deploy applications from code to production in internal environments using standardized infrastructure. Automate and document the setup of development and production environments and own and drive improvements to build and release scripts, tools, and processes. 

Basic Qualifications:  
-3+ years of experience with software applications support  
-1+ years of experience with CI systems, including Jenkins or Bamboo, GitHub, Puppet, Maven, Chef, and JIRA, and key programming languages and technologies, including Java, REST API, Continuous Integration, and scripting, such as Bash or PowerShell  
-Experience with containerization technologies, including Docker, Kubernetes, and Rancher
-Experience with Linux and UNIX platforms and monitoring tools, including Consul, Hyperic, Nagios, or SolarWinds  
-Experience with administering application servers, Web servers, and databases, including Jetty, Tomcat, WebSphere, Nginx, Microsoft IIS, Oracle, MySQL, or MongoDB  
-Active Secret clearance
-BA or BS degree in CS

Additional Qualifications:  
-Experience with server virtualization and Cloud services, including VMware, Xen, AWS, Azure, GCE, Rackspace, Digital Ocean, Heroku, OpenStack, CloudStack, or CloudFoundry 
-Experience with unit testing and automated testing tools  
-Experience with Hadoop technology  
-Experience in working with API data feeds, ingestion techniques, data mapping, data modeling, and coding  
-Knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, and Web application security and supporting multi-tier Web application architectures  
-Knowledge of the software development life cycle, test driven development, continuous integration, and continuous delivery  
-Knowledge of both network and systems security 
-Ability to troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resources to application stack traces  
-Ability to obtain Security+ or CISSP Certification  

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

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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