Job Description

Remote Work:
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Lexington Park,MD,US
DevOps Engineer and Administrator

The Opportunity:

Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. What if you could use those skills to improve the technology supporting the Navy? We’re looking for a systems administrator to build and manage a system that will enable DoD organizations to take advantage of Cloud technology, reduce data center infrastructure, and significantly enhance overall security postures.

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll support maintenance activities, including evaluation, integration, fielding, administration, testing, and operations of networks, systems, and subsystems in a virtual and cloud-based environment. You will configure and maintain operational Windows, Red Hat Linux, and AWS cloud-based server environments. You’ll work with DoD ACAS and HBSS products to perform system security scans and group policy updates, and execute maintenance scripts and jobs. You will work closely with the Information Assurance teams to monitor system activities and modify configurations to respond to security threats and requirements, as needed. You’ll maintain data storage, management, and system backups, support Microsoft IIS and SQL applications, and maintain and update network traffic management, routing, firewalls, and load balancing devices. You will design, develop, and implement system changes and enhancements, and maintain the required cybersecurity workforce certifications.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience implementing and configuring IT infrastructure systems, including operating systems, applications, databases, and virtualization technologies
  • Experience with a wide variety of technologies and products, including VMware ESXi, Windows, network switches and routers, next-generation firewalls, VoIP technologies, security appliances, load-balancing hardware, and various supporting software applications and programs
  • Experience building, delivering, and managing Cloud IaaS environments using IaaS platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, Network, ELB, S3, and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with multiple operating systems such as Red Hat Linux and Windows Server 2016
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment with CI/CD pipelines such as GitLab, or automation tools such as Ansible or Terraform
  • Experience with DoD security implementation, including STIG and security tools such as HBSS, ACAS, SIEM, and Cloud security best practices
  • Ability to interface and effectively communicate with customers at all levels, and guide and support decision making
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in CS or Engineering, or 6+ years of experience implementing and configuring IT infrastructure systems in lieu of a degree
  • DoD8140 or Security+ Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with DevOps and automation frameworks, including Chef, Docker, Puppet, or Jenkins
  • Experience with scripting or software development, including PowerShell or Python
  • Master's degree in CS or Engineering
  • AWS or Microsoft Cloud Certified Associate or Professional Certification


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.

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 $67,700.00 to $154,000.00 (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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