Job Description

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Information Systems Security Engineer

Key Role:

Analyze the cyber posture of complex Navy systems and provide critical expertise to mitigate cyber risk. Develop solutions to ensure Navy programs support mission critical operations and deliver needed cybersecurity functionality. Collaborate with a team of experts to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate customer needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions. Investigate new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. Take a critical approach to cyber assessment and authorization, providing alternatives and customizing solutions to maintain a balance of security and mission needs. Assist customers in overcoming their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices like risk management and mitigation, defense-in-depth, and cyber continuous monitoring. Leverage expertise and gain experience in cyber engineering, enterprise networks, high performance computers, supercomputers, and cyber risk assessment while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in cybersecurity, cyber engineering, IT, or information assurance

  • Experience with NIST and DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Knowledge of DoD security policy and requirements

  • Ability to develop DoD and Navy security authorization documentation and artifacts

  • Ability to develop and communicate recommendations for incorporating security requirements in DoD systems

  • Ability to perform validation and testing of security controls for DoD systems

  • Top Secret clearance

  • DoD IAT Level 2 Certification, including Security+ Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with eMASS and developing DoD authorization artifacts and documentation and processing an Authorization to Operate (ATO) for a Navy program

  • Experience with vulnerability assessment and scanning tools, including ACAS, and assessing system compliance with security controls

  • Experience with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG)

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.


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Work Model
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  • 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.

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