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Zero Trust Identity and Access Management Specialist

The Opportunity:

As an Identity and Access Management (IAM) Subject Matter Expert (SME) at Booz Allen, you’ll play a critical role in the world of identity and access management and zero trust. In this role you'll be key in securing our IT infrastructure and access controls by implementing Zero Trust principles aligned with government clients. You’ll interface with stakeholders and engineering teams to delve into the details and dependencies of critical processes and users’ roles within them.

You’ll collaborate with security and IT leadership to design, implement, and maintain a Zero Trust security posture across IT infrastructure and IAM systems and conduct security assessments to identify vulnerabilities in existing infrastructure and access controls. You'll develop and implement Zero Trust principles within both infrastructure and IAM domains, including network segmentation, micro-perimeters, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Just-in-Time (JIT) access, and Principle of Least Privilege (POLP). Configure and manage infrastructure security tools, such as firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and IAM solutions, such as identity providers, access control systems, and user provisioning tools. You will integrate Zero Trust principles into infrastructure and application security policies, working collaboratively with application owners and develop and maintain comprehensive security documentation, including policies, procedures, and best practices for both infrastructure and IAM. As a SME you'll stay up-to-date on the latest Zero Trust advancements, and industry best practices for infrastructure and IAM security. Educate and train internal stakeholders on Zero Trust concepts and security best practices for both infrastructure and IAM. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

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You Have:

  • 1+ years of experience with IT infrastructure security or IAM administration

  • Experience with designing and implementing security solutions for network, system, and application security

  • Experience with administering and managing IAM solutions identity management systems, including Active Directory, or Azure AD

  • Experience with access control solutions, such as Privileged Access Management (PAM) and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

  • Knowledge of Zero Trust principles and frameworks, and Zero Trust Maturity Model

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure and IAM solutions

  • Experience with security frameworks, such as NIST CSF ,and MITRE ATT&CK

  • Experience with security automation and orchestration tools

  • Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Possession of analytical and critical thinking skills

  • CISSP, Security+, or CCNA Security

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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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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