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DevOps Platform Engineer, Lead

Fort Eustis, Virginia
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in Air Force Intelligence? 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 warfighters who need them to sustain, maintain, and deliver innovative capabilities to change the world.

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 across the Air Force. 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 assimilating development and operations teams to improve the collaboration process, working with IT developers to facilitate better coordination among operations and streamlining the integration and deployment process. All while developing software that will improve national security. 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 transform warfighter ISR capabilities and communications systems with cloud technology. This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site and working remotely.

You Have:

5+ years of experience with software development

5+ years of experience with managing IT infrastructure that supports software code environments

3+ years of experience with developing CI/CD pipeline automation employing DevOps tools, including Puppet, Chef, Vagrant, CloudFormation, Ansible, and Terraform

3+ years of experience with computer programming and scripting languages, including Python, Java, Pearl, Ruby on Rails, PHP, and .NET

Knowledge of networks and network interfaces

Ability to provision resources and select an appropriate deployment model and direct testing protocol

TS/SCI clearance

Master's degree

Nice If You Have:

Experience with Linux, Unix, Solaris, Ubuntu, Red Hat, or Windows operating system

Experience with managing teams

Knowledge of virtualization and containers

Ability to create secure code and perform vulnerability testing

VMware Certified Design Expert, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, or Azure 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:

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.

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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  • Job Reference: 674007959-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Location: Fort Eustis, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent