Job Description

Annapolis Junction,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Information System Security Engineer

The Opportunity: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to share your experience as a top tier ISSE working to secure the most complex and important systems in the world? As a systems security & network security engineer, you can join a world-class team of experts needed to assess vulnerabilities and recommend the best solution and security strategy to ensure can't-fail operations. We need your experience to oversee the development and implementation of security solutions that will offer a decisive defensive advantage to our warfighters. 

On our team, you’ll troubleshoot and analyze complex challenges for customers using your knowledge of Nation-State capabilities. You’ll leverage the research of technology and market trends to further develop security solutions. Using your expertise, you’ll assess security threats and implement infrastructure controls.  

In this role, you’ll directly impact National Security by ensuring that these systems operate under all possible conditions. With mentoring, challenging hands-on problem-solving, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers.  

Work with us as we secure and protect the Nation. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:   

  • 14 years of experience as an ISSE on government programs of high complexity
  • Experience with system security engineering in system security design process, engineering life cycle, information domain, cross domain solutions, commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf cryptography, identification, authentication and authorization, system integration, risk management, intrusion detection, contingency planning, incident handling, configuration control, change management, auditing, certification and accreditation process, principles of IA including confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access control, or security testing
  • Experience recommending system-level solutions to resolve security requirements
  • Experience on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation or integration of IA architectures, systems, or system components
  • Experience recommending system-level solutions to resolve security requirements and proposals to improve IA policy
  • Ability to perform or review technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security, or System Engineering
  • DoD 8570.01-M compliance with IASAE Level 2 and CISSP Certification

Nice If You Have:   

  • Knowledge of security standards and information security and compliance frameworks, controls, and best practices
  • Knowledge of the systems engineering lifecycle and processes
  • Knowledge of mission-based risk assessments
  • Knowledge of best practice Cybersecurity and Threat-based Cybersecurity frameworks and latest trends
  • Knowledge of DoD software test planning and execution practices
  • Knowledge of U.S. government cybersecurity strategy for Weapons and Space systems security
  • Possession of excellent time management skills
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills



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.

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 $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (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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