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Site Reliability Engineer, Senior

Chantilly, Virginia
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
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 site reliability engineer on our team, you ll help the intelligence community develop more robust systems by building a resilient infrastructure. You ll build in redundancy, implement monitoring tools, and automate wherever possible. You ll reduce toil by scripting routine tasks and automating self-repair. You'll leverage expertise in the design, deployment, and maintenance of production-scale systems. You'll support services before and after they go live through activities, including system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning, and launch reviews. You'll continuously measure, monitor, and maximize availability, efficiency, and performance of live services, applications, and systems. You'll perform in a dual-hatted role where you are the front line of defense for monitoring and troubleshooting tickets that come in from our end-users for our operational system. This is your chance to further your skills in cloud technologies while continuing to grow your engineering experience. Join us as we help to build next-generation cloud-first framework for the intelligence community.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

6+ years of experience with systems administration, DevOps, or Agile development

Experience with troubleshooting in Linux (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

Experience with creating scripts in Bash, SQL, or Python to automate tasks, or Ansible

Experience with CI/CD toolsets, including Jenkins, GitLab, or SonarQube

Experience with monitoring and metrics tools, including Prometheus, or Grafana

TS/SCI clearance

Bachelor's degree

Ability to obtain Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, or GSEC Certification within 6 months of hire

Nice If You Have:

Experience in working with technologies, including Kubernetes, AWS, Keycloak, or Docker Advanced automated script design, coding, debugging, and maintenance, including Bash or Python

Experience with talking directly to technical end-users with a distributed team

Ability to apply a systematic problem-solving approach with a sense of ownership, drive, patience, and tolerance

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

Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph preferred

Master's degree a plus

AWS Associate Certification a plus

Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, or GSEC 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: 674056592-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent