Platform Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be “baked in” to system architecture, but you know how to bake it in. You can identify and implement Cybersecurity solutions to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems in leading commercial Clouds like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). What if you could use your engineering skills to design and build solutions in the Cloud to protect sensitive information for government agencies and global enterprises? We’re looking for an engineer who can create advanced DevOps solutions in the Cloud that will serve as the software tools baseline for hundreds of applications.

A platform engineer develops and maintains the production environment, including k8s, OpenShift, or VMware PKS Essentials. They ensure a modern and secure foundation upon which all product teams can deploy containerized applications. You will provide DevOps implementation using Jenkins, Gitlab, or similar tools, and apply expertise in developing, testing, and maintaining containerized applications utilizing docker, k8s, or OpenShift. We need to come up with the best solution to investigate new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. You’ll lead the team through a critical approach to design, providing alternatives, and customizing solutions to maintain a balance of security and mission needs. This is a chance to make a difference in the security of our country's financial markets, warfighters, citizen services, and healthcare. Your technical expertise will be vital as you help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating security best practices like Infrastructure as Code (IaC), automated compliance and security testing, immutable containers, and end-to-end automated deployments. Join our team as we deliver innovative solutions to deliver modernized software to our clients in the Cloud. This position is located in the Washington DC metro area with the possibility of remote delivery.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience with engineering, administering, designing, developing, integrating, or testing production IT infrastructure platforms, including k8s, OpenShift, or VMware PKS Essentials

-Experience with building and supporting integrated solutions in AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform and using version control systems, including Git, SVN, or BitBucket

-Experience with using Jenkins, Travis CI, or GitLab

-Experience with designing, developing, or delivering using appropriate automation techniques and tools, including Ansible, Python, Git, Puppet, or Chef

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with container and orchestration solutions, including Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift

-Experience with APIs and Web services, including REST and SOAP

-Experience with unit, integration, and functional testing tools, including JUnit and Selenium

-Experience with application, network, and infrastructure performance monitoring and analysis

-Experience with secure systems development practices, including the principle of least privilege, secrets management, static code analysis, and artifact management

-Experience with Cybersecurity concepts, including threats, vulnerabilities, security operations, encryption, boundary defense, auditing, authentication, and supply chain risk management

-Experience with secure configuration guidelines, including DoD STIGs and CIS benchmarks

-Experience with Agile software development methodologies

-Knowledge of high availability and resiliency concepts for infrastructure, including failover, clustering, disaster recovery, blue-green deployment, and site reliability engineering

-Active Secret clearance

-SysOps Administrator, Developer, or DevOps Engineer Certification

-Security+ Certification


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

Build Your Career:

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

  • experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering a 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 that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite boot camps, 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.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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