Software Factory Engineer

The Challenge

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? What if you could find a position that is tailor-made for your mix of deep technical expertise with Software Engineering, Cloud Infrastructure, and Platform Engineering? In this role, you’ll serve as a Lead Engineer for the Software Factory. Our mission is to develop a hardened Platform as a Service hosting the tools software development teams need to be productive on day one. This solution will set the bar for Platform Engineering excellence and be used by projects to jumpstart client delivery. 

As a Lead Engineer, you’ll serve as a critical individual contributor in building high-quality solutions that deliver customer value by partnering with product owners and stakeholders. The ideal candidate has a passion for mentoring other engineers. You’ll play a critical role in building a culture of engineering excellence, collaborating with the team to build consensus on technical solutions, and turning great ideas into great plans. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Empower change with us. 

You Have:  

  • 3+ years of experience as a Cloud or DevOps Engineer 
  • Experience designing and automating the deployment of cloud infrastructure with tools, including Terraform and Terragrunt 
  • Experience with containerization, Container Orchestration Platforms, and Kubernetes, including RKE2, EKS, or AKS
  • Experience with software development, including Golang, Python, or TypeScript
  • Experience supporting teams leveraging modern software delivery best practices, including Agile, DevSecOps, or Microservice Architectures
  • Experience working in collaborative engineering environments utilizing practices like Pull Request Reviews, and drafting and reviewing Technical Design Documents 
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with running production systems  
  • Experience working with Development teams, Instrument infrastructure, and services with monitoring, alerting, logging, and distributed tracing tools
  • Experience working within Federal Government environments 
  • Ability to run and maintain different Product environments, including dev, staging, sandbox, or production
  • Ability to mentor junior staff


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’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 $106,200.00 to $242,000.00 (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.

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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