Job Description

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Annapolis Junction,MD,US
Cyber Threat Modeling and Simulation Engineer, Lead

The Opportunity: 

As an analytics professional, you’re excited at the prospect of unlocking the secrets held by a data set, and you’re fascinated by the possibilities presented by IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. If you care about moving a mission forward as much as advancing the field of data science, this is the opportunity for you.  

Your deep data science expertise and consulting mindset, coupled with an original approach to your work will help clients and stakeholders make sense of their data and encourage actionable results. We’re looking for someone like you to lead complex data exploration and analytics projects through your experience with modeling and simulations in support of cyber operations. You will be focused on facilitating wargaming efforts, shaping force structure requirements, and supporting operational planning. 

As an advanced data scientist and researcher on our Strategic Innovation team, you’ll learn and apply innovative modeling and simulation methodologies to make a real-world impact on how our cyber forces man, train, and equip for the future. You’ll grow your skills in data science, AI, machine learning, operationalization, predictive modeling, and more. We’ll keep you sharp and moving forward in your career, with access to online courses, the latest tools, and resources to support best practices.  

You can shape the future of analytics as a leader in your field. If you wish, you will have opportunities to patent, publish, and present at conferences. By supporting this mission and working with other top tier talent at Booz Allen, you’ll have an opportunity to grow your skills while guiding a team that serves critical missions from end to end. 


Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:   

  • 15+ years of experience across modeling and simulation, Cyber Operational Forces, and Joint Staff Programming to support cyber force structure requirement planning

  • Experience with the direct application of modeling and simulation work

  • Experience in statistical and general-purpose programming languages for M&S and data analysis such as Python and R

  • Experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis in support of developing predictive data models, such as Monte-Carlo Simulation, Distribution Fitting, Regression Analysis, and Neural Networks

  • Experience with the Annual Joint Assessment, submitting analysis to CAPE, providing input to the Chairman’s Risk Assessment, or the Joint Staff Defense Planning Scenarios

  • Experience with the Cyber Operating Forces, USCYBERCOM, or their components

  • Experience with wargames, simulation software or models for developing realistic threat scenarios

  • Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • IA-T2 Certification, including CCNA-Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+CE, CND, or SSCP

Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with modeling and simulation in support of military applications

  • Knowledge of cyber operations, cyber force structure, cyber threats, or cyber wargaming

  • Knowledge of defense or intelligence data sources and analytic tools

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles, including threat vectors, vulnerabilities, and defense mechanisms, is crucial for analyzing cyber threats

  • Ability to work independently and discover avenues for success

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or Engineering


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 build 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 $125,500.00 to $285,000.00 (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. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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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