Job Description

Location:
Alexandria,VA,US
Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0183110
Cybersecurity Policy Analyst

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical expertise with big picture thinking to make an impact in the Department of Defense (DoD)? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications, makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.

As a Cybersecurity Policy Analyst on our team, you’ll support client efforts by bringing in-depth understanding and expertise of systems cybersecurity to help reduce cyber risk to critical missions. You will be a critical member of a high performing team supporting a DoD senior executive responsible for implementation of cybersecurity, survivability, and resiliency within acquisition portfolios, and cybersecurity, survivability, and resiliency capability development. You will provide analytical support for the development of best practices and policies to better enable program offices to implement cyber risk management to protect and defend critical weapon systems, command and control systems, and Defense Critical Infrastructure. You will lead collaborative teams, synthesize findings, communicate results to non-technical clients, develop and coordinate staffing packages for senior leadership, and implement departmental requirements to task actions to services and combatant commanders.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience supporting the DoD and interacting with senior leaders, program office personnel, and acquisition systems OEMs and integrators
  • 3+ years of experience with cybersecurity, cyber resiliency, or weapon systems cybersecurity policy
  • 2+ years of experience in a DoD joint staff environment
  • Experience coordinating and collaborating with teams and stakeholders to meet timelines and deliverables
  • Experience coordinating and leading meetings, both pre-planned and short notice
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with all phases of the DoD Acquisition life cycle and DoD acquisition policies
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with the acquisition, development, and sustainment of weapons systems and associated components, assessing and mitigating vulnerabilities in weapons systems, including cyber vulnerabilities, and assessing and enabling cyber resilience of critical DoD missions and major weapons systems
  • Experience interacting with DoD service acquisition program offices and supporting DoD Cyber focused organizations
  • Experience with data analysis and modeling and simulation tools
  • Experience with the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) used in developing and validating requirements for DoD systems, including the Cyber Survivability Endorsement to the System Survivability Key Performance Parameter
  • Knowledge of Universal Joint Task List (UJTL), Mission Essential Tasks (MET) or Mission Essential Task Lists (METL), and Joint Operations
  • Knowledge of the joint planning process and tool suites
  • Ability to perform detailed qualitative or quantitative analyses to develop recommendations that address challenging client issues independently
  • Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Military Operations, or Engineering preferred; Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, Military Operations, or Engineering a plus
  • Security+ or CISSP Certification

Clearance:

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.

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.

Compensation

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 $65,300.00 to $149,000.00 (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.

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