Job Description

Fort Meade,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Computer Network Exploitation Analyst

The Opportunity:

Do you enjoy the thrill of the hunt? Are you motivated by the head-to-head challenge of gaining access to well-protected networks? As a network exploitation professional, you know that understanding the adversaries’ tactics, techniques, and procedures are crucial to producing the intel that enables the success of mission owners. At Booz Allen, you can apply your vulnerability analysis, network mapping, exploitation, defensive, and IT logging process experience to execute offensive cyber operations that inform our nation’s most critical security missions.

On our team, you’ll provide expert Computer Network Exploitation (CNE) and analytic support against high value targets to enable actions and intelligence collection via computer networks that exploit data gathered from target information systems. You’ll work side-by-side with customers to tackle complex and challenging problems in computer network analysis, network exploitation, reverse engineering, Cyber threat intelligence, digital network intelligence, dataflow, computer forensics, and SIGINT development. Additionally, you’ll characterize logical and physical networks using multiple sources of data, including analyzing various protocols and applications. Safeguard the future with us and develop offensive cyber operations that are essential to providing national security for today and tomorrow.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience with CNE, networking, telecommunication systems, or analysis

  • Experience with analyzing target network data and metadata to guide CNE operations

  • Ability to read and analyze network configuration files, including routers, switches, and firewalls to comprehend network connectivity and perform large-scale network mapping

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Network Engineering, Cybersecurity, or IT or 4+ years of experience with analyzing target network data in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience in CNO conducting operations and working with analysts, operators, and developers

  • Experience with development using Python, Ruby, or Perl to automate analysis

  • Experience with Windows Host and Network Forensics

  • Experience in penetration testing with Linux or Windows Networks

  • Experience with Cloud infrastructure, SDN or NFV, 5G, and Hadoop

  • Master's degree in an IT related field

  • GPEN, CCNP, CCIE, GWAPT, GNFA, GXPN, GREM, OSCP, OSCE, or a related 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 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 $96,600.00 to $220,000.00 (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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