Job Description

Remote Work:
Job Number:
Operational Technology Cybersecurity Engineer

Key Role:

Contribute as a vital member of a multidisciplinary team comprising engineers and cybersecurity professionals. Support Booz Allen’s Commercial Operational Technology (OT) capability. Support risk evaluations in Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition  (SCADA) environments. Validate security controls, propose improvements in network architecture and engineering, develop risk management framework (RMF) documentation, and perform administrative duties. Work in diverse sectors, such as building control systems, utilities, automotive, life sciences, and energy systems. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with industrial control systems technology, cybersecurity, and risk management framework and authorization processes

  • Experience with various industry standards and federal guidance to securing ICS and SCADA systems, including NIST CSF, NIST 800-37, NIST 800-82, NIST 800-53, IEC 62443, or ISO

  • Experience with writing and providing reviews and updates to security plans

  • Experience with assisting engineers in developing and maintaining security measures to ensure and improve the organization's security posture

  • Experience with identifying and communicating security exposures, incidents, or noncompliance situations to the information systems security manager or appropriate group

  • Experience with various vendors and types of ICS and SCADA equipment and network protocols

  • Ability to analyze and suggest recommended improvements to industrial control system programs and systems to meet industry standards and best practices

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with analyzing security risk assessment tool results

  • Experience with evaluating security vulnerabilities and developing mitigation strategies for networking systems

  • Experience in analyzing Cybersecurity policies and producing documentation for system accreditations

  • Experience with Windows, UNIX, and Linux operating systems

  • Experience with networking concepts and technologies, including TCP/IP, routers, switches, and network-connected devices

  • Experience with qualitative risk assessments

  • Possession of excellent research and analytical skills

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering

  • Certified Automation Professional (CAP), Certified Control Systems Technician (CCTS), Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), or ISO 27001 Auditor Certifications 

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 $60,400.00 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.

Not ready to apply? Join our talent community and sign up for job alerts.