Job Description

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Lexington Park,MD,US
Information Security Risk Specialist, Senior

The Opportunity:

Cyber threats are everywhere, and the constantly evolving nature of these threats can make understanding them seem overwhelming to the DoD. In all of this “cyber noise,” how can these organizations understand their risks and how to mitigate them? The answer is an information security risk specialist like you who will break down complex threats into manageable plans of action.  

As an information security risk specialist on our team, you’ll use your experience to work with system engineers, system administrators, integrated project team leads, and system support agents to discover their cyber risks, understand policies, and develop a mitigation plan. You’ll review technical, environmental, and personnel details from engineers and subject matter experts to assess the entire threat landscape. Then, you’ll guide your client through a plan of action with presentations, whitepapers, and milestones. You’ll work with your client to translate security concepts so they can make the best decisions to secure their mission critical systems and critical infrastructure. This is your opportunity to act as an information security subject matter expert while broadening your skills in areas such as Cloud computing, cybersecurity, and cyber compliance. Work with us as we protect our nation's cyber infrastructure and critical systems.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 10+ years of experience with DoD Risk Management Framework, including developing standard operating procedures
  • 3+ years of experience designated as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) or Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) for one or more systems managing the authorization or continuous monitoring process
  • Experience with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service, Security Technical Implementation Guides, Security Content Automation Protocol, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution, including Ports, Protocols and Services Matrix, and Host-Based Security System
  • Knowledge of Microsoft and Linux Operating Systems and Networking Fundamentals
  • Ability to analyze system details and identify security requirements for current and emerging systems
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience with information security, or Master’s degree and 3+ years of experience with information security
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information System Security Professional or Associate (CISSP), Global Information Assurance Security Leadership, or Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) Certification 

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience managing the authorization status from step 1 through step 6 of the Risk Management Framework with a DoD Organization
  • Experience with NAVAIR Risk Management Framework, Government off the Shelf products, Systems Engineering Development Lifecycle, and requirements generation or tracking
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Experience with Vulnerability Remediation Asset Management
  • Knowledge of continuous monitoring, cybersecurity risk management, disaster recovery, FISMA compliance, information security architecture, information security auditing, security control assessment, threat modeling, threat management, vulnerability analysis, and vulnerability assessments
  • Ability to create tactics, techniques, whitepapers, workflows, system data flows, and architectural diagrams
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Master’s degree in Information Assurance, Information Security, or Cybersecurity
  • CISSP, CISM, CCSP, GIAC, CISO, CAP, CND, or PMP 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.

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 $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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