Platform Engineer and Systems Administrator

  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Annapolis Junction, MD, USA
  • Mar 26, 2020
Full time   Software Engineer/Architect

Job Description

Platform Engineer and Systems Administrator
The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to build a powerhouse system that will provide a global-scale application messaging framework and access control services that power the intelligence community (IC) and protect our nation? You know good security services take a team of dedicated information technology professional. You use the right combination of operating system knowledge, security practices, infrastructure and computer operations skills to build a resilient and performant solution.

We need experienced platform engineers and systems administrators who will use their passion to work on a team to learn new tools and techniques, identify and implement system improvements, and mentor teammates. This is an opportunity to help your customer overcome their most difficult challenges using the latest architectural approaches to develop and maintain development and production environments for a mission critical Identity and Access Management system as well as perform datac enter sustainment, physical and virtual server deployment, and configuration management to support an enterprise middleware solution. By creating a custom system with consistent performance and scalability, you'll directly impact the IC by developing, integrating, and managing highly performant, mission critical, and distributed systems in a secure heterogeneous computing environment. With mentoring, training, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers. Join us as we build systems to change the IC messaging and access control services for the better.

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, 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.

You Have:

-10 years of experience with systems administration

-5+ years of experience with Linux, RHEL and CentOS, including Perl and shell programming

-2+ years of experience with PKI authentication services

-2+ years of experience with Puppet, OPSWARE, Linux failover software, and VMWare

-1+ years of experience with managing systems in SIGINT mission data centers

-Experience with configuring Virtual Machines (VMs), loading operating systems and software, performing security hardening, and patching and monitoring statuses

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree or 14 years of experience with systems administration in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting SAN/NAS from multiple vendors, including Sun, NetApp and Dell

-Experience with AWS virtual machines

-Experience with configuring and managing Apache NiagaraFiles (NiFi)


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

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.


Security Clearance

Top Secret