Job Description

Location:
McLean,VA,US
Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0182753
IS Security Specialist

Key Role:

Maintain responsibility for all Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) duties in support of Information Systems, CSS Risk Management Framework, IC Directive, 503 Practitioners manual and the Committee on National Security Systems Instruction, and 1253 security controls. Serve as an advisor on all matters, technical and otherwise. Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information and assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation and maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, and network switches, including system upgrades. Work in coordination with the System Owner and be responsible for all continuous monitoring, and ensure systems are compliant with Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts and IC Vulnerability Management. Ensure remediation actions based on the results of CM activities, assessment of risk, and outstanding items in the POA&M are implemented, also work successfully in a team environment. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience as an ISSO
  • Experience with security tools
  • Experience with hardware and software security implementation
  • Experience with communication protocols
  • Experience with encryption techniques and tools
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree

Clearance:

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.

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 $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

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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