Job Description

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Information System Security Officer, Mid

Key Role:

Provide proactive and real-time monitoring, detection, analysis, response, and reporting capabilities of Cybersecurity events that pose a threat to the client's information and information systems. Improve the security posture through Cyber readiness efforts. Work closely with users and organizations to ensure that activities and incidents occurring on information systems and security enclaves are detected, contained, and mitigated. Implement and operate defense-in-depth technologies that effectively detect, analyze, prevent, and isolate anomalous activity. Provide rapid response, containment, and mitigation of incidents to return compromised network resources to acceptable levels of confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Triage, analyze, investigate, and eradicate Cybersecurity incidents through interactions with law enforcement, counterintelligence, and security personnel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in the Computer Network Defense (CND) field

  • 5+ years of experience with Local and Wide Area Network technologies, networking protocols, file systems, ports and services, or Windows and Linux commands

  • 3+ years of experience with design, development, integration, implementation, operation, and analysis of Cybersecurity technologies used with the DoD, IC, and Federal Cybersecurity initiatives

  • 2+ years of experience with the interpretation and implementation of DoD and IC CND directives and manuals

  • Knowledge of intelligence gathering, analysis, and dissemination techniques in a Cybersecurity area

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED and 8+ years of experience with Cybersecurity or Bachelor's degree in CS, IT, or Information Assurance and 4+ years of experience with Cybersecurity

  • GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), or Computer Security Incident Handler (CSIH) Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Federal, DoD, IC, and industry standards in the creation of best practices and standard operating procedures (SOPs)

  • Experience with the implementation of CND tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)

  • Experience with analyzing network traffic packet captures tools, including WireShark

  • Experience with network intrusion detection and prevention systems, including Cisco ASA, HP Tipping Point, or McAfee IntraShield and host-based IDS/IPS, such as McAfee ePO and HBSS

  • Experience with conducting vulnerability assessments using Retina, Nessus, WASSP or SECSCN, and subsequent remediation of security control deficiencies

  • Experience with Web content filters and e-mail content filters, including McAfee Web Gateway and McAfee E-mail Gateway

  • Experience with collecting and analyzing forensic images and other data tools, including EnCase Enterprise, EnCase CyberSecurity, LinEn and netcat, recovery CDs, and SysInternals tools

  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Possession of excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, analytic, and problem-solving skills


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.


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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
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