Job Description

Fort Meade,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
SIGINT Specialist, Senior

The Opportunity:

As a computer network operations (CNO) specialist, you know that embedded and application developers, reverse engineers, and vulnerability analysts all play key roles in the CNO capability development life cycle. We’re looking for someone like you to flex your problem-solving prowess in a rapidly evolving systems security research and development environment.

As a senior CNO capability development specialist on our team, you’ll support full project lifecycles. Guiding an agile team of professionals, you’ll manage reverse engineering and vulnerability analyses of diverse software problems. You’ll inform operational parameters for complex systems and leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to influence the delivery of your work. Using your network operations experience, you’ll determine what the art of the possible is and what can be done—and then you’ll bring it to life for your clients.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 15+ years of experience working in SIGINT analytic roles, focused on performing signals and protocol analysis of VSAT systems

  • 5+ years of experience with C++ programming

  • 3+ years of experience with scripting languages, including Bash, C Shell, Python, or Perl

  • Experience with providing SIGINT engineering support in the areas of access, collection, analysis and diagnosis, and exploitation

  • Experience with evaluating system inaccuracies and defining technical requirements for system improvements

  • Experience with determining the effectiveness of capabilities on mission data, identifying technical gaps, quantifying risk accurately, and providing mitigation strategies for new and existing agency efforts

  • Knowledge of telecommunications and signals collection architecture

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or Mathematics, or 17+ years of experience in SIGINT in lieu of a degree 

Nice If You Have:   

  • 5+ years of experience with leadership positions, including the direction of significant development efforts or managing programs and projects requiring comprehensive and innovative technical solutions

  • Experience with providing SIGINT engineering support and technical assistance specifically to SATCOM systems in the areas of access, collection, analysis and diagnosis, and exploitation

  • Experience with analyzing signals, including waveform and bit stream and protocols, including encryption structure and underlying traffic patterns for cyber-related technologies

  • Experience with signals and protocol analyses and common tools used 

  • Experience with establishing and maintaining documentation of technical processes and procedures

  • Experience with evaluating collateral data in combination with systems of interest and associated systems to provide actionable intelligence and context needed to integrate new capabilities and functionality into the SIGINT analytic architecture

  • Experience with developing and updating scripts to run analytic algorithms, query and manipulate mission systems, or manipulate data

  • Knowledge of the latest developments in SIGINT collection and processing, computer protocols, and communications technologies

  • Knowledge of digital communication framing, hex and byte level manipulation and characterization, channelization, next layer protocols, ports, byte values, and document results in a structured formatted configuration


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 $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (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.

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

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