Job Description

Location:
McLean,VA,US
Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0194427
Tech Excellence Software Factory Engineer

The Opportunity: 

DevOps engineering requires a specific mix of development, engineering, and communication skills. As a DevOps engineer, you know that these skills create efficiency and effectiveness—so you can quickly deliver the best solutions for clients. We’re looking for a DevOps engineer like you to help develop critical tools and get them into the hands of those who need them most. 

We have an opportunity for you to develop your engineering skills and establish your career in DevSecOps and platform engineering. You’ll join a rigorous training program that combines skills assessments, a comprehensive curriculum, hands-on exercises, a capstone project, and functional mentorship and support to place you on your first platform engineering project. This program will develop the experience and expertise needed to build, operate, and maintain a highly available Software Factory. You’ll be given specific requirements and be challenged to build basic infrastructure, set up supporting services, construct a CI/CD pipeline, and harness the power of GitOps using industry standard tools such as Helm, Flux, and ArgoCD. Heavy emphasis is placed on platform and infrastructure engineering through advanced Docker and Kubernetes techniques while creating a simple DevSecOps pipeline with GitLab. Equipped with the foundational DevSecOps skills to accelerate your career, you’ll join a team and apply those skills to support our clients’ enterprise-scale continuous software delivery. Embrace the challenge and join us in driving change through DevSecOps and platform engineering. 

Grow your skills in the software development lifecycle on a team that works together to make the best software solutions. Work with us as we develop tools to transform the future. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:

  • Experience with system design and evaluation, solution engineering, software development, or system administration  

  • Experience with Cloud platforms, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), S3, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), or Linux operating systems 

  • Knowledge of advanced scripting languages      

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies and the software development life cycle (SDLC) 

  • Knowledge of CI/CD technologies and configurations 

  • Ability to configure and utilize DevOps bundled tools, including Atlassian or GitLab      

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Bachelor's degree 

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with container technologies, including Docker and Kubernetes 

  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) or end state management technologies 

  • Experience developing AWS services 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment 

  • Possession of excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

Clearance:  

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph 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.  

Compensation

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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