Job Description

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Fort Belvoir,VA,US
Information Systems Security Engineer

The Opportunity: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to share your experience in system security engineering to help our country and assist our clients with critical missions? As a systems security and network security engineer, you can identify the Information System Security Manager needed to assess vulnerabilities and recommend the best solution and security strategy. We need your experience to lead the development and implementation of security solutions that will protect our military.

On our team, you’ll troubleshoot and analyze complex challenges for customers using your knowledge of network and security devices, applications, and identifying tools. You’ll use your curiosity for technology and market trends to further research and develop security solutions. Using your knowledge and experience, you’ll assess security threats and implement infrastructure controls. In this role, you’ll closely impact the DoD by protecting infrastructure. With mentoring, challenging hands-on problem-solving, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers. Work with us as we secure and protect critical AI/ML networks for vital client missions and operations.

What You’ll Work On:

  • Develop relationships quickly and easily with other teams, communicating the complexities of security with a wide variety of audiences, including senior management.

  • Implement infrastructure and cyber security controls, including enhanced detection and vulnerability capabilities and improved event correlation in large enterprises. 

  • Perform risk and vulnerability assessments in network, system, and application areas and leverage big data analytics and traditional security event types to identify advanced threats or indicators of compromise.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience working as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) or Information System Security Engineer (ISSE)

  • 2+ years of experience with guiding a client through the entire Risk Management Framework (RMF) process

  • Experience with achieving system certification, accreditation, assessment, and authorization, including IATTs and ATOs

  • Experience with engineering and integration of security controls and data-centric architectures to enable selective and secure information-sharing based on role, identity, and need to know IAW ODNI standards

  • Knowledge of the systems and software engineering management process and its implementation, as applied to DoD acquisition processes throughout all life cycle phases

  • Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam

  • Bachelor's degree

  • IAT or IAM Level II minimum Certification, including GSEC, Sec+, CASP+, GICSP, CEH, CISM, or CISSP

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with STIGs, interpretation, and mitigation of results

  • Experience with DevSecOps

  • Knowledge of U.S. Army or DoD communication, cybersecurity, and IT systems

  • Ability to apply Cybersecurity engineering methods to solutions development life cycle activities

  • Ability to research emerging technology and apply it to cutting edge problems

  • Possession of excellent presentation and collaboration skills

  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Bachelors' degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field preferred; Master's degree in Computer Science or Cybersecurity a plus

  • CISSP-ISSEP, CCSP, or CISM Certification preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI 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 $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (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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