Platform Engineer, Senior

Platform Engineer, Senior

18 May 2021
Virginia, Herndon, 20170 Herndon USA

Platform Engineer, Senior

Job Number: R0092786

Platform Engineer, Senior
The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be "baked in" to system architecture, but you know how to bake it in. You can identify and implement Cybersecurity solutions to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems in leading commer cia l Clouds like Amazon Web Services ( AWS ) , Micro sof t Azure, and Google Cloud Platform ( GCP ) . What if you could us e your engineering skills to design and build solutions in the Cloud to protect sensitive information for government agencies and global enterprises? We're looking for an engineer who can create advanced DevOps solutions in the Cloud that will serve as the sof tware tools baseline for hundreds of applications.

A platform engineer develops and maintains the production environment, including k8s, Openshift, or VMWare PKS Essentials. They ensure a modern and secure foundation upon which all product teams can deploy containerized applications. You will provide DevOps implementation us ing Je nk ins, Gitlab, or similar tools, and apply expertise in developing, testing, and maintaining containerized applications utilizing docker, k8s, or Openshift. We need to come up with the best solution to investigate new te chn iques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the ind us try is going. You'll lead the team through a critical approach to design, providing alternatives, and c us tomizing solutions to maintain a balance of security and mission needs. This is a chance to make a difference in the security of our country's finan cia l markets, warfighters, citizen services, and healthcare. Your te chn ical expertise will be vital as you help c us tomers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating security best practices like Infrastructure as Code ( IaC ) , automated compliance and security testing, immutable containers, and end-to-end automated deployments. Join our team as we deliver innovative solutions to deliver modernized sof tware to our clients in the Cloud. This position is located in the Washington DC metro area with the possibility of remote delivery.

Empower change with us .

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with engineering, administering, designing, developing, integrating, or testing production IT infrastructure platforms, including k8s, Openshift, or VMWare PKS Essentials
  • Experience with building and supporting integrated solutions in AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform and us ing version control systems, including Git, SVN, or BitBucket
  • Experience with us ing Je nk ins, Travis CI, or GitLab
  • Experience with designing, developing, or delivering us ing appropriate automation te chn iques and tools, including Ansible, Python, Git, Puppet, or Chef
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:
  • Experience with container and orchestration solutions, including Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift
  • Experience with APIs and Web services, including REST and SOAP
  • Experience with unit, integration, and functional testing tools, including JUnit and Selenium
  • Experience with application, network, and infrastructure performance monitoring and analysis
  • Experience with secure systems development practices, including the principle of least privilege, secrets management, static code analysis, and artifact management
  • Experience with Cybersecurity concepts, including threats, vulnerabilities, security operations, encryption, boundary defense, auditing, authentication, and supply chain risk management
  • Experience with secure configuration guidelines, including DoD STIGs and CIS benchmarks
  • Experience with Agile sof tware development methodologies
  • Knowledge of high availability and resiliency concepts for infrastructure, including failover, cl us tering, disa ster recovery, blue-green deployment, and site reliability engineering
  • Active Secret clearance
  • SysOps Administrator, Developer, or DevOps Engineer Certification
  • Security+ Certification


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

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 foc us es on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering a 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 te chn ical courses, certifications, and books. Build your te chn ical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-ho us e 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 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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