Job Description

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  • Arlington, Virginia, USA
Kubernetes Platform Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity: 

You will work with other developers and engineers using Agile processes to perform full life cycle development, including the design, implementation, and testing of secure runtime platforms, and other management capabilities, to host containerized mission applications and support Cloud-to-Edge DevSecOps solutions. You will use technologies such as containers, Kubernetes, Helm, and other supporting tools to develop a secure and reliable application platform designed for disconnected environments at the tactical edge. You will use technologies such as Ansible, Rancher tools, and GitLab to develop automated configuration management processes and automated pipelines for deployment to targeted remote devices. You will apply your deep knowledge of Kubernetes, modern automation and configuration management processes, and modern application deployment techniques to deliver production-ready infrastructure, work on complex problems, and provide highly innovative solutions.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience with platform management, DevOps, Cloud, and infrastructure in an industry environment
  • 5+ years of experience configuring, managing, and troubleshooting Kubernetes
  • 5+ years of experience migrating or deploying containerized applications into Kubernetes
  • 5+ years of experience configuring networking and ingress, storage, and security in Kubernetes
  • 5+ years of experience configuring or integrating logging, monitoring, and metrics capabilities into Kubernetes
  • 3+ years of experience with automation and scripting, including Ansible and bash scripts
  • 3+ years of experience developing Helm charts, and developing DevOps pipelines in tools such as GitLab CI
  • Knowledge of networking concepts and how to troubleshoot issues
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Rancher RKE2
  • Experience with Rancher or Rancher Multi Cluster Manager
  • Experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Experience working in secure environments
  • Experience with automated scripts to install and harden operating systems using Government STIGs
  • Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate (KCNA), Kubernetes and Cloud Native Security Associate (KCSA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), or Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) 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 develop 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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