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Cryptology Engineer

The Opportunity: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact on the development of advanced U.S. Air Force weapon systems with cryptology analysis, evaluation, and certification programs. You’ll leverage your specialized knowledge and expertise in cryptology, including applying scientific and engineering principles, criteria, and techniques to identify and analyze cryptologic design within new nuclear weapon systems, informing nuclear certification of these new systems.

As a systems engineer on our team, you'll enjoy a dynamic team environment of client and contractor staff while evaluating comprehensive weapon system design safety and security, including unmanned systems, ground-based missile systems, and support systems. Typical work products include Technical Nuclear Safety Analysis (TNSA), Independent Nuclear Safety Evaluations (INSE), and a variety of research whitepapers on behalf of an Air Force client.

You'll analyze data, develop written deliverables, assist with the presentation of results, and assist with the review of weapon system cryptologic artifacts to verify compliance with requirements, policy, and guidance documents. You'll conduct these tasks following established plans and quality standards.

Help us advance the safety of world class weapon systems.

You Have: 

  • 3+ years of experience in cryptology engineering
  • Experience developing, testing, or evaluating cryptology in distributed systems
  • Experience with requirements traceability
  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Project
  • Ability to communicate advanced concepts in engineering clearly and translate to non-technical individuals
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, CS, or Mathematics

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience implementing Type 1 cryptologic algorithms
  • Experience developing Key and Certificate Management Plans
  • Experience creating verbal and written communication products for clients, including analysis reports, presentations, and whitepapers
  • Knowledge of DoD and AF Nuclear Surety Policy, including AFMAN 91-118 and AFMAN 91-119
  • Knowledge of Nuclear Command and Control (NC2)
  • Possession of strong leadership skills, demonstrated in a technical team environment
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, CS, or Mathematics


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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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 develop 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 $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (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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