Open Architecture Platform Engineer, Senior in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0024144

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.

Open Architecture Platform Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact with the client’s service desk, event management, incident management, problem management, configuration management, and change management processes for all Cloud services? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications, makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution.

As a systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to shape Cloud Services by leading and becoming an agent of change within the client organization. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. On our team, you’ll be able to broaden your skillset and learn continuously and be at the leading edge of IaaS, PaaS, and equivalent industry trends. Grow your skills by providing operational assistance and guidance for platforms and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), including monitoring, management, disaster recovery, security compliance or auditing, networking, storage, service brokers, and build packs, and to create, analyze, and implement continuous integration and continuous delivery processes to deliver customer applications to production, fostering a culture of continuous process improvement. Join our team and create the future.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech 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 courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts 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:
-2+ years of experience with release management or production operations and working on or leading teams performing systems automation and integration, including leveraging an agile methodology or lean techniques
-2+ years of experience with IaaS, including vSphere, ESXi, AWS, OpenStack, Azure, or GCP and Jenkins, Hudson, Bamboo, TeamCity, and other continuous integration tools
-2+ years of experience with client-facing consulting
-Experience in production systems and dealing with production issues
-Experience with Confluence and JIRA
-Experience with using scripting and programming languages to automate frequently executed activities
-Knowledge of Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems
-Knowledge of network technologies and equivalents, including load balancing, DNS, SSL, and firewalls and Cloud service and deployment models
-Active TS/SCI clearance
-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-2+ years of experience with Chef, Puppet, BOSH, or related automation or orchestration tools
-Experience in working with NTP, SAML, oAuth 2, or Active Directory
-Experience with PaaS products, including Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or similar
-Experience with software development or DevOps a plus
-Knowledge of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics, including NewRelic, AppDynamics, Cacti, Graphite, Logstash, Nagios, Ganglia, Splunk, vROPS, or Datadog
-Knowledge of SRE or CRE concepts, including SLIs, SLOs, and error budgets a plus

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