Job Description

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Network Engineer, Lead

The Opportunity: 
A well-designed network is critical to move data and enable organizations to achieve their missions, but how can an organization make sure their network will fit their evolving needs? Crafting the right network, with the right equipment and software, requires a combination of technical skill and careful planning. That’s why we need a seasoned network engineer like you who knows how to develop the exact network our customer needs. 

As a network engineer on our team, you will use your experience in network design and architecture to support the nation’s defense and respond to evolving adversaries. You will upgrade, troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve complex network issues, maximize performance, analyze working infrastructure, and increase security, reliability, and availability for mission-critical network systems. You will apply your expertise in routing and switching, integration of encryption gear, network design and architecture, network transport layers, multi-protocol label switching, gateway protocol, virtual routing, and forwarding as you guide our team of problem-solvers to help evolve and deploy new capabilities and technologies. 

Your knowledge of network protocols, equipment, emerging technology, and configurations will come in handy as you optimize client operations and modernization. You’ll serve as a trusted advisor to clients on mission-critical projects. Using your technical curiosity and knowledge of industry standards, you’ll make an impact on national security missions. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • Experience administering networks with diverse operating systems 
  • Experience with hybrid cloud network design and operations
  • Experience maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting 
  • Experience installing network hardware and software 
  • Experience with virtual machines and administration of VMWare ESXi servers 
  • Experience with network emulation in virtual settings 
  • TS/SCI clearance 
  • Bachelor's degree and 23+ years of experience in IT or engineering domains, or Master’s degree and 15+ years of experience in IT or engineering domains
  • IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) 4 Certification 

Nice If You Have: 

  • 15+ years of experience as a network specialist 
  • Experience as a Cisco Network Architect 
  • Experience with Linux and Windows 
  • Experience with network monitoring and network taps 
  • Experience designing IC or customer mission networks 
  • Experience in NetApp design and programming 
  • Experience on teams handling network upscaling, storage growth, and executing migration effort 
  • Knowledge of network orchestration and automation 
  • Ability to design a software storage and maintenance network and repository 
  • CCNA or Network+ Certification 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI 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 develop 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 $93,400.00 to $212,000.00 (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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