Site Reliability Engineering Lead

The Challenge:

As a lead site reliability and DevOps engineer on the team, you’ll be responsible for the design, deployment, and maintenance of production-scale systems. You’ll support services before they go live through activities, including system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning, and launch reviews. You’ll measure, monitor, and maximize availability, efficiency, and performance of live services, applications, and systems continuously. You’ll lead efforts to incorporate open source tools, automation, and Cloud resources to cut down on tedious, boring tasks and free up the team’s developers to do what they do best – innovate. You’ll implement continuous integration and delivery to limit manual testing and troubleshooting. This is an opportunity to broaden your skill set into areas like site reliability engineering while leading software development efforts that help the organization deliver comprehensive, best value commercial-class products and services. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to build software solutions to help your customers meet their toughest challenges. Join our team as we build tools to transform the future for our clients.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience in managing infrastructure and its configuration with tools, including Ansible, AWS CloudFormation, or HashiCorp Terraforms

-3+ years of experience as a system administrator or DevOps engineer in Amazon Web Service (AWS)

-3+ years of experience with Linux system administration or systems engineering

-3+ years of experience with scripting in Bash, Python, or Go

-2+ years of experience with process orchestration using tools, including Gitlab CI or Jenkins and managing container orchestration platforms, including Kubernetes, OpenShift, or Docker Swarm

-2+ years of experience with building or managing software applications throughout their software development life cycles

-2+ years of experience with virtualization technology, including VirtualBox and Docker

-1+ years of experience with declarative system management tools, including Ansible, Salt, or Terrafor

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with Linux servers, including installing and maintaining applications, troubleshooting, reviewing logs, and patching

-Experience with developing software application using frameworks, including Spring or Django

-Experience with managing databases or search engines, including Postgres, MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra, or Elasticsearch

-Ability to research, implement, and document complex troubleshooting steps to resolve SRE issues


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 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, 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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