Job Description

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Site Reliability Engineer Architect

The Opportunity:

Engineering to make a system more resilient and efficient frees up time and money to build more capabilities. Whether you come from a background in network engineering, systems administration, or software development—if you have a passion for making systems better, we need you! 

As a site reliability engineer on our team, you’ll work with the government and its affiliates on the development of more robust systems by building a resilient infrastructure. 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 leverage your expertise in monitoring and observability while assisting junior engineers and broadening your knowledge base.
Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience working in a large organization within the IT field
  • 4+ years of experience with monitoring, logging, and telemetry for applications, network appliances, or infrastructure using Open Source, Enterprise, or Cloud Native solutions, including Prometheus, Grafana, Splunk, ELK, Dynatrace, DataDog, CloudWatch, or OpenSearch
  • 2+ years of experience with aspects of provisioning, operations, and management in AWS environments
  • Experience with leading a Site Reliability Engineering or Observability team from a technical and people perspective
  • Experience with defining or establishing a Site Reliability Engineering or Observability strategy and program within an organization
  • Experience with consulting and applying core SRE practices and principles, monitoring instrumentation, defining SLIs, SLOs, and Error Budget, evaluating production readiness and post-mortems, and reducing toil
  • Experience with making systems fully observable, manipulating and transforming telemetry, and monitoring distributed complex architected systems across separate regions
  • Experience with integrating monitoring to ITSM tooling, including Service Now, Jira Service Desk, Pager Duty, VictorOps, OpsGenie, or Everbridge
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and automation tools, including Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Experience with applying advanced SRE practices and principles, including capacity planning, cost optimization, chaos engineering, self-healing architecture, and advanced alerting techniques
  • Experience with Git repositories, CI/CD concepts, leveraging Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to configure AWS Cloud environments, and Gitlab CI for CI/CD deployments
  • Experience with serverless computing and container orchestration technologies, including AWS Lambda, Amazon ECS, and EKS Clusters
  • Experience with cloud computing concepts and AWS services, including network and security concepts and services, such as VPCs, Security Groups, VPNs, Firewalls, WAF, or TLS Certificates
  • Experience with programming or scripting languages, including Bash, Python, or JavaScript for automation purposes and building a scalable infrastructure in AWS
  • Experience with Agile methodologies, SDLC, and working in an Agile development environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both leadership and individual contributors
  • Ability to design, plan, and implement scalable and resilient systems and troubleshoot complex technical issues
  • AWS Certification


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

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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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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