Job Description

Remote Work:
Job Number:
Langley AFB,VA,US
Cybersecurity Engineer

The Opportunity: 
As a cyber professional, you know that understanding adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures is vital to producing the intel that enables the success of the DoD. At Booz Allen, you can apply your skills and knowledge to inform strategies and help mitigate the most pressing vulnerabilities. Here, you aren’t just deciphering reports, you’re telling the story to play a part in informing Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance’s (ISR) most far-reaching cybersecurity decisions. 

As a Cybersecurity Engineer on our team, you’ll be trusted to help customers solve problems using the latest cyber tools like Kali Linux, Metasploit, Nessus, and Nmap. Using cyber threat analysis and reporting on information from both internal and external sources, you’ll work with multiple stakeholders to evaluate risk and make meaningful recommendations. You’ll help monitor security environments, identify security gaps through the eyes of an adversary, and implement the cybersecurity plan to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of weapon systems. You’ll impact the Air Force by appropriately applying gathered cyber threat intelligence to defending the enterprise network. 

Booz Allen is committed to creating an environment where you can grow your cyber career through mentoring, the opportunity to leverage new resources, and the ability to gain in-demand certifications to sharpen your skill set. With opportunities supporting both the private and public sectors across multiple geographies, your career is only limited by your own appetite for exploration. 

Work with us to secure our systems, networks, and crucial infrastructures. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 4+ years of experience leading cybersecurity testing events, including configuration analysis, vulnerability assessments, or penetration testing
  • Experience with Elastic Stack components, including Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana, to perform in-depth analysis of security logs
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms
  • Experience using a ticketing system
  • Experience with Microsoft and Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of incident response processes, including detection, triage, incident analysis, remediation, and reporting
  • Knowledge of common enterprise security devices and tools
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in an IS Technology or CS field
  • DoD 8140/8570 IAT Level II Certification such as Security+ Certification

Nice If You Have:  

  • 4+ years of experience with intelligence network communications or systems administration
  • Experience with Cyber tools, including Kali Linux, Metasploit, Nessus, or Nmap
  • Knowledge of cyber threats, attack vectors, and common adversary techniques, as well as MITRE ATT&CK framework
  • Knowledge of security best practices and standards, including NIST, ISO, and SOC operations
  • Knowledge of network security and incident response procedures
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays as part of 24/7 operations
  • Possession of strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Possession of strong communication and collaboration skills

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance 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 $60,300.00 to $137,000.00 (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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