Software Developer

The Opportunity:

As a software sustainment engineer, you play a pivotal role in an application’s functional life. From troubleshooting to fixing bugs, you use your skills to ensure that things run smoothly. We’re looking for a software sustainment engineer like you to apply your knowledge to our government clients’ challenges and their legacy enterprise systems. Here, you’ll impact technology that helps enable distributed mission operations (DMO) training for the Air National Guard.

As a software sustainment engineer at Booz Allen, you’ll have an operational impact from day one. Supporting a team of professionals, you’ll maintain and make changes to existing applications. You’ll use programming and scripting languages, including PHP, JavaScript, Ajax, MySQL, MariaDB, HTML, CSS, XML, Java, and C++ to assist the team as they continuously enhance and maintain the application, troubleshoot any issues that arise operationally, and upgrade the system to meet security requirements. Most importantly, you’ll strengthen your skills as we advise our government clients on the best ways to improve and modernize the existing systems. Work with us to help us secure crucial systems while watching them grow and modernize.

Join us. The world can’t wait

You Have:

  • Experience with software development using PHP, JavaScript, Ajax, MySQL, MariaDB, HTML, CSS, XML, Java, or C++

  • Experience with implementing and supporting APIs between internal and external system components

  • Experience with Agile software development and Software Development Lifecycle processes

  • Experience with software design, architectures, application development and maintenance

  • Experience with debugging and analysis tools

  • Ability to assist with gathering requirements and transforming information into solutions that exceed customer expectations Ability to assist with preparing and presenting findings and recommendations to organization leadership

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Science, or Technology

Nice If You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience with software development using PHP, JavaScript, Ajax, MySQL, MariaDB, HTML, CSS, XML, Java, or C++

  • 2+ years of experience with implementing and supporting APIs between internal and external system components Experience with Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) related software applications, scheduling tools and environment generator applications

  • Ability to learn new programming languages and technologies via self-study and collaboration with team members

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Science, or Tehcnology

  • Security+ certification, and Software Development, IT, or IA certifications


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

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 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, 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


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 $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (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.

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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