Job Description

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Information Systems Security Officer

The Opportunity:

Everyone knows security needs to be “baked in” to a system architecture, but you must know how to achieve that. You can identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surfaces. Best of all, you know how to use your cybersecurity skills to secure sensitive systems for the federal government.

We’re looking for an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) who can create solutions for the federal government that will stand up to even the most advanced cyber threats.

As an ISSO, you’ll work with Systems Engineers to design, develop, and recommend integrated security system solutions that will ensure proprietary and confidential data and systems are protected. We need to come up with the best solutions, so you’ll coordinate and work with administrators and security personnel to identify and interpret policies, creating an effective plan of action that will enable excellence in systems security. You’ll lead efforts to help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by ensuring secure practices like endpoint-based detection, identity and access management, advanced analytics, and more are properly employed and utilized. As a security expert, you’ll identify new opportunities to use cybersecurity solutions to help your customers meet their toughest challenges.

Become a member of our team as we improve the federal cybersecurity landscape through ingenuity and the latest in cybersecurity best practices.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) to perform system Assessment and Authorization through a Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) tool
  • Experience with risk mitigation and selecting and designing appropriate security controls for implementation
  • Experience in incident response and data loss prevention, detection, and response
  • Knowledge of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements for monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to present and impart security concepts and concerns to all levels of corporate leadership and client personnel
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • DoD 8570 IAM II Certification, including CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, or CISSP-ISSEP Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience executing the analysis, design, and implementation of enterprise cybersecurity solutions
  • Experience maintaining vulnerability scanning tool compliance and patch management, including ensuring IT staff pushes patches to all systems, maintains compliance with directives, manages changes to the system, and assesses the security impact of the changes
  • Experience engineering and implementing security-based solutions to further automate and improve the comprehensive security posture of systems and their supporting infrastructure
  • Experience applying security systems concepts, requirements, design development, implementation, and integration to information systems
  • Possession of strong written and verbal communication skills


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.

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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