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Platform Engineer and Systems Administrator in Annapolis Junction, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job Number: R0044268

Platform Engineer and Systems Administrator

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to build a powerhouse system that will provide a global scale application messaging framework and access control services that power the intelligence community and protect our nation? You know good security services take a team of dedicated information technology professional. You use the right combination of operating system knowledge, security practices, infrastructure and computer operations skills to build a resilient and performance solution.

We need experienced platform engineers and systems administrators who will use their passion to work on a team to learn new tools and techniques, identify and implement system improvements, and mentor teammates. This is an opportunity to help your customer overcome their most difficult challenges using the latest architectural approaches to develop and maintain development and production environments for a mission critical identity and access management system as well as perform data center sustainment, physical and virtual server deployment and configuration management in support of an enterprise middle-ware solution. By creating a custom system with consistent performance and scale ability, you’ll directly impact the intelligence community by developing, integrating and managing highly performance, mission critical and distributed systems in a secure heterogeneous computing environment. With mentoring, training, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers. Join us as we build systems to change the intelligence community messaging and access control services for the better.

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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:

  • 10 years of experience with system administration  
  • 5+ years of experience with Linux, RHEL and CentOS, including Perl and shell programming
  • 2+ years of experience with PKI authentication services
  • 2+ years of experience with Puppet, OPSWARE, Linux failover software and VMWare
  • 1+ years of experience with managing systems in SIGINT Mission Data Centers
  • Experience in configuring Virtual Machines (VMs), loading Operating systems and software, performing security hardening, patching and monitoring status
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • BA or BS degree or 14 years of experience with System Administration in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting SAN/NAS from multiple vendors, including Sun, NetApp and Dell
  • Experience with AWS virtual machines
  • Experience in configuring and managing Apache NiagaraFiles (NiFi)


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

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