Build and Release Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to not just release management, but to help build and improve a system that is used by defense and intelligence personnel to accomplish their mission through secure information sharing? As a release manager, you can work with development and operations teams from the start of the process to the end, and be able to plan the shorter feedback and schedule fast releases following agile methodologies. We are looking for a release manager with skills needed to manage software releases for a cloud-scale, cross domain security platform that provides essential security inspections and data sanitization functions to support a broad set of DoD and IC missions, from vision to production-ready system.  

This role is more than just release management: You are able to resolve version control management issues. You are also hands-on with development and testing, and able to resolve issues by analyzing the test-environment, configuration parameters, and code.  This position is open to remote delivery from any location in the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Ready to transform the future of digital platforms?

 Join us as we build a scalable, highly reliable and globally available platform and change cross-domain services for the better and empower change. 

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with software design and development, including programming

  • Experience with software release management for a complex cloud-scale software service 

  • Experience with story and bug tracking systems, code management systems, and Continuous Integration (CI) pipeline tools, including Jira, Bitbucket, and Bamboo/Jenkins 

  • Knowledge of DevOps and tools, including SaltStack, Vagrant, Git, Maven, Splunk, or ELK Stack

  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle using traditional Agile methodologies, including Scrum, Waterfall, or Kanban 

  • Knowledge of application infrastructure, system architecture, and operating systems 

  • Ability to triage issues, react well to changes, work with teams, and multi-task on multiple products and projects

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • BA or BS degree 

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with  using Application Release Automation tools, including ElectricFlow, Puppet Enterprise, Buildmaster, and Visual Studio Release Management

  • Experience in configuration management software, including SaltStack or Chef 

  • Experience in programming Java, Spring framework or Python

  • Experience with web-server technologies, including JBoss or SpringBoot 

  • Experience with stream technologies including Storm or Spark

  • Experience with project management skills and presenting

  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and Docker based containers and their use to develop and deploy microservices

  • Ability to show creativity and initiative to improve product quality and effectiveness and be a team player who thrives in an ambiguous environment

  • Ability to comfortably communicate cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings

  • Ability to be results-oriented with a customer focus  

  • Possession of excellent analytical, trouble shooting, and problem-solving skills  

  • Possession of excellent organizational skills, including tracking multiple releases simultaneously

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is 140,000 to 150,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits.

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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