Cybersecurity Engineer, Lead

The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be “baked in” to a system architecture, but you actually know how to bake it in. You can identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surface. What if you could use your Cyber engineering skills to lead the design and building of secure systems for government clients? We’re looking for an engineer who can create solutions for the Intelligence Community that will stand up to even the most advanced Cyber threats.

As a lead solutions architect on our project, you’ll apply expertise in monitoring, analyzing, detecting, and responding to Cyber events and incidents in information systems and networks. You’ll coordinate work with in house teams to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer’s IT needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions. We need to come up with the best solution, so you’ll advise on new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. You’ll lead the team through a critical approach to network design, providing alternatives and customizing solutions to maintain a balance of security and mission needs. This is a chance to lead a team of experts to make a difference in the security of the client. You’ll lead efforts to help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices, intrusion detection and prevention, situational awareness of network intrusions, security events, and data spillage. You’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like Cloud-based security while building piece of mind in a critical infrastructure. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to use Cybersecurity solutions to help your customers meet their toughest challenges. Become a leader on our team as we improve the Intelligence Community through Cybersecurity.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-7+ years of experience with architecting secure systems and solutions

-Experience with increasing scope and responsibilities for the protection of multi-platform engineering solutions supporting diverse documented IT enterprise and mission environments in the commercial, government, or private sector

-Experience with translating technical requirements into required Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) accreditation documentation

-Experience with supporting the transformation of legacy IT environments to secure hybrid Cloud-based solutions

-Experience with commercial Cloud providers’ environments, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, and Azure

-Experience with working in an Agile IT engineering team leveraging commercially available DevOps tools, including Jira, GitHub, and Confluence

-Experience with engineering, including deploying software and or applications across multi-domain environments for geographically dispersed teams

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph required

-BA or BS degree required

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with securing traditional legacy solutions and hybrid and Cloud-based solutions

-Experience with Rules-Based Access Control (RBAC) and hardening of commercial OOS and required documentation

-Experience with supporting large-scale metadata categorizing tagging efforts

-Experience with using Cloud native security tools

-Experience with working on diverse engineering teams building automated tools for information security systems engineers or managers

-Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification


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.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen Cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced Cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in Cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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