Job Description

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Cyber Automation Engineer

The Opportunity:

Are you searching for a position where you can use your scripting skills to automatically configure systems? Automation Engineers are confronted with many cybersecurity challenges to include limited resources. To manage that complexity, you need to automate tasks to not only effectively meet program objectives, but to ensure the repeatability of automation engineer actions. That’s why we need you, an automation engineer who can help ensure success through reliable scripting techniques.

On our team, you will perform system automation functions to include the design, implementation, and testing of developed system scripts in support of an enterprise system in the Federal mission space for a client seeking to harness data and implement automation at scale. You will work with subject matter experts and stakeholders to identify areas of development and execute on those using tools, including Bash. The real power of system automation is performing automation engineering activities to meet cybersecurity standards through a repeatable and auditable approach.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience with Python and Bash scripting

  • Experience with Azure or AWS

  • Experience with BPMN

  • Experience with API programming, testing, and integration

  • Experience with GitHub Actions, Jenkins, or Terraform

  • Experience with Serverless Compute Functions

  • Experience with building fault tolerant or high availability for automation or orchestration

  • Knowledge of ITSM, NIST, and FISMA

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Linux, including RHEL-based

  • Experience with developing DevSecOps pipelines and integrations

  • Experience with GRC tooling, including Archer, ServiceNow, and Power BI, and ServiceNow integrations

  • Experience with automating application security testing, assessment, and validation

  • Experience with containerization, OpenShift, and K8s

  • Experience with database and data analytics, including SQL or R, and web application development, including Flask, Django, or Java

  • Knowledge of OSI Model and enterprise network architecture

  • Knowledge of Zero Trust concepts and maturity

  • Knowledge of web server and application development or administration, including Apache or IIS, Flask, Django, or Java

  • OSCP Certification

Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client

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 $67,600.00 to $154,000.00 (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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