Job Description

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Network Architect

The Opportunity: 

A well-designed network is critical to move data and enable agencies to achieve their missions, 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 develop the exact network the client needs.  As a network engineer on our team, you’ll use your skills in network design and architecture, system interoperability, OSI model, and network transport layers, to help support the nation’s defense and respond to evolving adversaries. You’ll troubleshoot and resolve complex network issues and analyze current working infrastructures and increase security, reliability, and availability for mission-critical network systems.  

You’ll apply your knowledge in [routing and switching, integration of encryption gear, network design and architecture, system interoperability, IP engineering, and network transport layers as you join our team of problem-solvers to help the client evolve and deploy new capabilities and technologies. Your knowledge of network protocols, equipment, emerging technology, and configurations will come in handy as you help optimize client operations and modernization. Using your experience in cryptography, key management, software and hardware firewalls, you’ll serve as a trusted advisor to clients on mission-critical projects. Using your technical curiosity and knowledge of industry standards, you’ll make an impact on national security missions.  

Grow your career with us as we help the client develop our most critical space sensing systems.

You Have: 

  • 3+ years of experience in network architecture

  • Experience with Virtual Networks such as VMWARE machines

  • Experience with UNIX, LINUX, Redhat and RHEL version 6 or above

  • Experience with Crypto, COMSEC, ViPER and VOIP

  • Knowledge on IPv4 use, IP address assignment and tracking methodology

  • Knowledge of network topology diagrams and modifying as needed using MS Visio

  • Ability to install and configure network devices

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • CompTIA+ Network+, or Security+ Certification

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with enterprise network management tools to monitor network performance status

  • Knowledge of basic configuration management policies, procedures and documentation requirements

  • Knowledge of secure device access control login methods and security compliance

  • Knowledge of VoIP devices and background call management systems

  • Knowledge of STIG network device security compliance and security hardening requirements

  • Knowledge on basic data cryptographic techniques and government classified networks   

  • Knowledge of virtual networking technologies and firewall security concepts

  • CCNA or CISSP Certification


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 $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (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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