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DevOps Technical Lead in Alexandria, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Job Number: R0043174

DevOps Technical Lead

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in fundamental science and engineering grants? What if you could find a position that is tailor made for your mix of development, engineering, and communication skills? Efficient software development teams make the most of their time by limiting the activities that take developers away from writing their code. That’s why we need you, a DevOps engineer, to help us shorten the time it takes to get critical tools developed and into the hands of the nation’s top scientists and researchers who need them to find the next generation of science discoveries.

As a DevOps engineer on our team, you’ll help streamline our software development life cycle from requirements to monitoring in production. You’ll incorporate open source tools, automation, and Cloud resources to cut down on tedious, boring tasks and free up the team’s developers to do what they do best – innovate. You’ll work with the team to implement continuous integration and delivery to limit manual testing and troubleshooting. This is an opportunity to build your experience infrastructure automation, Cloud based development, container orchestration while developing software that will enable agile delivery of grants management applications. Build your experience with the software development life cycle on a team that works together to make the best software solutions. Join our team as we build tools to transform the future of science grants and research.

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:

  • 3+ years of experience with continuous integration tools, including Jenkins and Hudson
  • 3+ years of experience with source control management (SCM) systems, including Git, Bitbucket, Subversion, ClearCase and managing branching strategies
  • 3+ years of experience with complex build systems
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux, including RedHat and CentOS
  • 3+ years of experience in leading and managing junior engineers
  • 2+ years of experience with Cloud technologies, including AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with Java EE application servers, including Tomcat, JBoss, and WebLogic
  • 3+ years of experience with test-driven development and behavior-driven development
  • Experience with build and dependency management, including Maven and Sonatype Nexus
  • Experience with unit, integration and functional testing tools, including Junit and Selenium
  • Experience with configuration management tools, including Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Salt
  • Experience with scripting languages, including Groovy, Python, and Bash
  • Experience with continuous monitoring tools, including AppDynamics
  • Experience with Java application deployment, including microservices and MVC
  • Experience with static code analysis, including Sonar
  • Experience with Atlassian products, including Bitbucket, Jira, and Confluence
  • Experience with containerization, including Docker and Container, orchestration, security technologies, Kubernetes, and Twistlock
  • Experience working with systems development for federal clients


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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