Job Description

Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0197769
Location:
Herndon,VA,US
Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security Analyst, 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 knowledge of vulnerability analysis, network mapping, exploitation, defensive, and IT logging processes to execute offensive cyber operations that inform our nation’s most critical security missions. 

On our team, you’ll be trusted to probe targets using the latest network-based analysis tools like Splunk, Rapid7, Nessus, Wireshark, and other tools to solve difficult technical problems and achieve client missions. Using your innate curiosity and technical knowledge, you’ll use available information to select attack vectors and match attack vectors to tools, capabilities, and mission intent. You’ll support government and law enforcement agencies by leveraging advanced government and private-sector analysis tools to gain access and perform actions on a specified network. In this role, you'll be part of a team that will uncover previously unknown and emerging adversary capabilities that impact worldwide mission. You'll support a client that provides valuable technical insight and operational knowledge to the US government. With opportunities to share both your technology base and tool knowledge, you'll be part of a growing team committed to developing creative solutions for our classified customers. Safeguard the future with us and create offensive cyber operations that are essential to providing national security for today and tomorrow. 

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 5+ years of experience with Cyber Security principles for Linux, Windows, virtual platforms, networking, and cloud infrastructure

  • 5+ years of experience with absent risk and vulnerability research and writing

  • 5+ years of experience with developing methods to provide best cyber defense capability practices

  • 5+ years of experience with adversarial malicious tactics, techniques, and procedures

  • 5+ years of experience analyzing test results to develop risk and threat mitigation plans

  • 5+ years of experience with the NIST Risk Management Framework

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:  

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification

Clearance:

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.

Compensation

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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