DevOps Engineer, Junior

at Booz Allen Hamilton
Published December 11, 2023
Location Annapolis Junction, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Number: R0182588

DevOps Engineer, Junior

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the DoD's pursuit of Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations tools and capabilities? What if you could find a position that is tailor made for your mix of development, engineering, and communication skills? Everyone is trying to "harness the cloud," but not everyone knows how. That's why we need you, an experienced DevOps engineer, to help us shorten the time it takes to get critical tools developed.

As a DevOps engineer, you're eager to develop, manage, and secure a container platform that meets your client's needs and takes advantage of cloud capabilities. We need you to develop container management software to solvesome of our client'stoughest challenges. As a senior platform DevOps engineer at Booz Allen, you can use your technical skills to affect the development of Cyber Capabilities our team, you'llhone your skills using the latest cloud technologies as you look for ways to improve your client's environment with container software to ensure seamless orchestration.Using your DevOpsplatform experience, you'll support your team as you inform strategy and design while ensuring standards are met throughout the containerization process. You'll recommend and build out resources that will help your client manage and securely adopt container technology. Additionally, you'llcontinue to strengthen your DevOps skills while supporting the development of critical cloud platforms.

Join us. The world can't wait.

You Have:

  • Experience in the development of tools and processes to drive DevOps or DevSecOps maturity by automating builds, regression testing, monitoring, and pushing releases across environments

  • Experience working with, building, and maintaining DevSecOps services with infrastructure as code (IaC) platforms and configuration management tools

  • Experience with containerization tools, including Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience with automation tools, including SaltStack, Ansible, or Puppet

  • Experience with DevOps and CICD tools and automation, including Jenkins and GitHub Actions

  • Experience with network and server infrastructure monitoring and management

  • Experience with Linux systems use, including patching, optimization, scripting, and automation

  • Experience working with application development teams across the software development lifecycle

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in an infrastructure, DevSecOps, or application development role

  • Experience with developing enterprise cloud-native solutions, including Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, Jenkins, or Azure

  • Experience with installing, configuring, and managing Atlassian suite of development tools

  • Experience with Cross Domain Solutions, including tools such as AWS Diode and DoD approved CDS technologies

  • Experience triaging and resolving issues related to both open-source and commercial tools in public Cloud environments

  • Knowledge of scripting languages, including Python, Linux, or Shell Script

  • Master's degree

  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)


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

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us-that's why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen's culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you'll develop your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we'll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life-at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we've compiled a list of resources so you'll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen's benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $49,800.00 to $102,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you'll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you'll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

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.