Job Description

Remote Work:
Job Number:
Fort Meade,MD,US
Palo Alto Prisma Access Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Work with clients and peers to build and maintain a high performing, cloud-based zero-trust network access (ZTNA) capability based on Palo Alto’s Prisma Access solution. Develop highly scalable and resilient solutions to meet our client’s strategic goals and operational needs, including implementation of user and device-based conditional network access, network micro-segmentation, and organizational-specific network access policy analysis. Leverage expertise in network security, routing, and switching by developing the next generation of cloud-based, zero trust network access solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience administering Palo Alto Firewalls

  • Experience with analyzing and troubleshooting network issues

  • Experience with Palo Alto GlobalProtect

  • Experience with designing, deploying, and advanced support of multi-protocol IP backbone and access networks

  • Knowledge of cryptography protocols and standards, including TLS, mTLS, hashing algorithms, and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

  • Knowledge of Linux and UNIX environments

  • Knowledge of federal compliance standards, including NIST 800-53, FIPS, DoD STIG, and FedRAMP

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Palo Alto Prisma access

  • Experience with using Office 365 applications and Teams collaboration

  • Experience interacting with tools through RDP, web-based UI, SSH, and CLI

  • Experience with security products, including McAfee and Tenable

  • Knowledge of navigating and troubleshooting basic OS issues in Linux or UNIX environments

  • Knowledge of networking protocols

  • Ability to interpret how various systems interact with each other

  • CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA, or JNCP Certification


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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Grow With Us 

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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 

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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 $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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