Job Description

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Cloud Reliability and Observability Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity:  

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference and help build a system that will have a positive impact in the intelligence community (IC)? Booz Allen is revolutionizing how software is developed and deployed into cloud-based systems. We are bringing in modern, innovative technology to solve our client’s most difficult problems in scaling out enterprise software development processes and services. That is why we need you, an experienced cloud reliability engineers, to help us design and architect the most efficient solutions that automate and shorten the time it takes to get new capabilities from development to production to support mission critical operations.

As a site reliability engineer on our team, you’ll help the client develop more robust systems by building a resilient infrastructure to support reliability, observability and monitoring of complex systems. You’ll build in redundancy, implement monitoring tools, and automate wherever possible. You’ll reduce toil by scripting routine tasks and automating self-repair. This is your chance to further your skills in cloud technologies while continuing to grow your SRE experience.  This is an opportunity to broaden your skill set into areas like Agile development, cloud-based development, containerization, and serverless while developing software that will improve national security. Join our team as we build tools to transform the future of the IC.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience with developing and deploying automation services for continuous monitoring and observability tools such as Kibana, Elastic, or Splunk
  • 5+ years of experience with operationalizing and maintaining complex cloud applications at enterprise scale
  • 6+ years of experience with cloud technology in a professional work environment
  • 4+ years of experience troubleshooting, triaging, and resolving issues with cloud infrastructure failures or slowness
  • Experience with zero-downtime deployments and maintenance and with writing scripts and glue to automate services, functionalities, and tools using technologies, including Python scripting, Bash, Boto3, JSON, or YML or XML templates
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, Azure or Cloud providers, and open-source platform tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Experience with containers and container management solutions like Docker, Kubernetes, and Rancher and with interpreting the logs and alerts of complex systems to identify, address, and troubleshoot issues
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Ability to obtain Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, or GSEC certification within 6 months of hire

Nice If You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with building large-scale enterprise solutions, including security concerns, high availability methods, multiple platforms, network design, monitoring solutions, and performance.
  • Experience with building, delivering, or managing solutions within classified cloud environments provided by the C2S or C2E programs.
  • Experience with DevOps and DevSecOps for build and release pipelines
  • Knowledge of establishing enterprise-wide Data Platform architecture, frameworks, design, and development standards
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology
  • Certified Kubernetes Application Developer, Kubernetes Administrator Certification,
  • Active Security+ or Cybersecurity Certification


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.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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