Cloud Operations Engineer

The Challenge:

Do you love finding ways to make systems more efficient? Do you find it impossible to simply maintain when you could improve? Engineering to make a system more resilient and efficient frees up time and money to build more capabilities. Whether you come from a background in network engineering, systems administration, or software development – if you have a passion for making systems better, we need you!

As a Cloud Operations Engineer on our team, you’ll help develop and maintain robust systems for our clients by building a resilient infrastructure and optimizing our operational support processes. You’ll build in redundancy, implement monitoring tools, and automate wherever possible. You’ll reduce toil by scripting routine tasks and automating self-repair. This is your chance to further your skills in DevOps, Cloud Security, and Site Reliability.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 1+ years of experience with designing, developing, deploying, and testing in Amazon Web Services (AWS) or another major cloud providers, including Azure or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

  • Experience with troubleshooting Linux, including RHEL, UNIX, networking, scripting and automation, systems administration functions, and application troubleshooting

  • Experience with creating or optimizing deployment or support processes for cloud-based environments on multiple security domains

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • DoD 8570 security certification, including Security+

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with communicating directly with software application development teams

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) such as EC2, S3, Systems Manager, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, and IAM

  • Experience with creating bash scripts to automate tasks and in working with containerization technologies, including Docker

  • Experience with development automation tools, including Jenkins, GitLab, or Bamboo

  • Ability to apply a systematic problem-solving approach

  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities and make progress in areas where high ambiguity and uncertainty exist

  • Ability to work with engineering and development teams to perform root cause analysis

  • Possession of excellent customer service, organizational, prioritization, multitasking, and leadership skills

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, or GCP Certification


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

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech 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 courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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