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DevOps Site Reliability Engineer, Lead

Job Number: R0068096

DevOps Site Reliability Engineer, Lead

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in a large application portfolio that will have a positive impact for our clients? What if you could find a position that is tailor made for your mix of development, engineering, and communication skills? Efficient software development teams make the most of their time by limiting the activities that take developers away from writing their code. That’s why we need you, an experienced DevOps engineer, to help us shorten the time it takes to get critical tools developed and into the hands of developers, business stakeholders, and end users who need them to accelerate development, modernization, and enhancement activities.

As a lead DevOps engineer on our team, you’ll use your development experience to streamline our software development life cycle from requirements to monitoring in production. You’ll lead efforts to incorporate open source tools, automation, and Cloud resources to cut down on tedious, boring tasks and free up the team’s developers to do what they do best – innovate. You’ll implement continuous integration and delivery to limit manual testing and troubleshooting. This is an opportunity to broaden your skillset into areas like site reliability engineering while leading software development efforts that help the organization deliver comprehensive, best value commercial-class products and services. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to build software solutions to help your customers meet their toughest challenges. Join our team as we build tools to transform the future for our clients.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

-              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? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite boot camps, 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.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience in managing Infrastructure and its configuration with tools, including Ansible, AWS Cloudformation, or HashiCorp Terraforms

-3+ years of experience with Linux system administration or systems engineering 

-3+ years of experience with scripting in Bash, Python, or Go 

-2+ years of experience with managing databases or search engines, including Postgres, MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra, or Elasticsearch 

-2+ years of experience with process orchestration using tools, including Jenkins

-2+ years of experience with managing container orchestration platforms, including Kubernetes, OpenShift, Rancher, or Heptio 

-2+ years of experience with virtualization technology, including VirtualBox and Docker 

-1+ years of experience with declarative system management tools, including Ansible, Salt, or Terraform 

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience as a system administrator or DevOps engineer in Amazon Web Service, including launching servers and creating and maintaining instances, snapshots, AMIs, RDS, S3 buckets, IAM permissions, and VPC networks 

-Experience with Linux servers, including installing and maintaining applications, troubleshooting, reviewing logs, and patching 

-Ability to research, implement, and document complex troubleshooting steps to resolve SRE issues 

-Ability to design, write, and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency for Cloud services

-Public Trust clearance

-MA or MS degree


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

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.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Public Trust
Washington, District of Columbia
United States
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