Job Description

Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0194736
Location:
Quantico,VA,US
Embedded Hardware Security Engineer, Mid

The Opportunity:  

As an electrical engineer, you understand the workings behind complex systems. That knowledge is key when it comes to evaluating hardware security implementation in embedded electronics. We are looking for an electrical engineer who can use their skills to support our client by creating new tools and capabilities 

We need you, an electrical engineer with an understanding of embedded system design, mobile platforms and architecture, and hardware security concepts to help us design and develop techniques for testing memory subsystems, security subsystems, and debugging interfaces on electronic devices to help develop new capabilities for our client. 

On our team, you will be part of a mission-oriented engineering group challenged to do the impossible and recover data that may be protected or deleted. You will impact critical missions by applying tools and techniques to reverse engineer embedded systems. Take on exciting challenges with us as we create the tools for cutting-edge capabilities. 

Take on exciting challenges in digital forensics with us as we create the tools for cutting-edge investigative capabilities for law enforcement.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 1+ years of experience in software development with C, C++, or Python 

  • 1+ years of experience in embedded systems and Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) development 

  • 1+ years of experience monitoring and capturing system level buses and interfaces such as i2C, USB, or JTAG 

  • Experience using test equipment such as oscilloscope, logic analyzers, hardware debuggers and other tools to monitor and analyze hardware

  • Experience with assembly level microcontroller programming and configuration

  • Top Secret clearance  

  • Bachelor's degree in EE or CS

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience working with Operating System code
  • Experience with Reverse Engineering using Ghidra or IDA Pro
  • Experience with Fault Injection and Failure Analysis
  • Experience developing side-channel attacks
  • Knowledge of secure boot processes
  • Knowledge of Cryptography
  • Knowledge of Flash memory and RAM concepts

Clearance: 

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.

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.

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 $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.

DRE1

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