Job Description

Arlington Heights,IL,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
IT Specialist, Mid

The Opportunity:

A well-designed network is critical to move data and enable the US Army to achieve their mission, but how can an organization make sure their network will fit their current and evolving needs? Crafting the right network, with the right equipment and software, requires a combination of technical skill and careful planning. That’s why we need you, a network engineer who knows how to craft the exact network for the US Army.

As a network engineer on our team, you’ll help the US Army to design, build, and evolve a reliable network to support critical missions, training opportunities, and military simulations. You’ll work with SMEs and soldiers to learn the strategic goals and operational needs that shape the network requirements. You’ll then plan the installation, configuration, and maintenance of the network components. From resolving interoperability issues across platforms to supporting the integration of hardware, you’ll put your hardware and software talents to good use. This is your chance to grow your skills in network installation and management as well as cybersecurity while continuing to grow your network engineering experience. Join us as we help provide the highest quality training multipliers for the force.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience in a professional Information Technology work environment

  • Experience with researching and recommending network and server hardware and software for large complex networks

  • Experience with installing, designing, configuring, and maintaining system hardware and software, including developing, maintaining, and implementing network support and network diagrams

  • Experience with implementing and managing network procedures and standards, and enforcing security procedures

  • Experience with monitoring, analyzing, troubleshooting, or evaluating hardware, software, and other network-related problems

  • Knowledge of computer networks, including hardware and software support, training, and special projects

  • Ability to navigate, program, and troubleshoot Switches, including Cisco

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

  • Security+, CySA+, CND, or CCNA Security Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience as a networking specialist, network engineer, or cybersecurity engineer

  • Knowledge of Active Directory, VMWare, and Virtual Machine Technology

  • Bachelor's degree


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 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 $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (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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