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Cyber Strategy and Risk Advisory Consultant

The Opportunity:

As a seasoned Cybersecurity and Risk Management Practitioner and Leader, you will collaborate with respected experts across our Cyber Strategy, Cyber Technology, and Incident Response Solution Groups to lead engagement teams to deliver tailored solutions to our clients. Leveraging your strategic insights and leadership, you will lead client delivery teams to solve our clients’ toughest challenges with a focus on optimizing cyber program strategies, developing risk management programs, identifying technical vulnerabilities, and crafting threat and risk-aligned mitigations that will help our client’s proactively stop cyber-attacks. You will also help shape the evolution of our cutting-edge solutions and position our clients for sustained success amid evolving threat landscapes through market-disrupting innovation efforts such as cyber risk quantification and threat modeling. By staying ahead of emerging risks and industry trends, you will ensure that our clients remain well-prepared and adaptive in the face of growing cybersecurity challenges.

You will take the helm in client delivery and execution, leading a dynamic team of Cyber Assessors, Strategists, and Risk Management professionals. Your expertise will be leveraged across various industry verticals, including defense, software, high tech, energy, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, and transportation. As a leader, you will guide staff and embody a servant leadership mindset to prioritize their growth, well-being, and empowerment. You will be expected to establish trust and confidence in your workforce by establishing quality standards, delegating responsibility, diplomatically navigating conflict, and fostering a culture that allows for accountability.

We are seeking individuals who can uphold our commitment to excellence, ensuring our solutions meet the highest quality standards and are delivered within established timelines and budgets.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 8+ years of experience executing cybersecurity assessments against industry-standard frameworks such as NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, and ISO 27001
  • 5+ years of experience leading enterprise consulting engagements with Fortune 500 and Global 1000 clients with a focus on delivering results to C-level executives and Director-level stakeholders, including identifying root cause issues, and recommending threat and risk-aligned mitigations that extend beyond basic control gaps to uplift our client’s cyber resilience
  • 5+ years of experience in strategic advisory client-facing roles leading delivery teams, managing client expectations, briefing executive stakeholders, and leading projects from inception through completion, including delivering results within specified timelines and budgets, and leading cross-functional engagement teams comprising of 2+ staff members in consulting or customer service delivery roles
  • 3+ years of experience with cyber threat modeling techniques such as MITRE ATT&CK, PASTA, or STRIDE
  • 3+ years of experience identifying technology vulnerabilities using both manual and automated processes, including automated compliance and vulnerability scanners, and system configuration reviews such as CIS Benchmarks, STIGS, Nessus, or Splunk
  • 2+ years of experience with cyber risk management frameworks and methodologies, such as FAIR, NIST RMF, or COBIT
  • Ability to identify root cause issues, analyze vulnerabilities, and propose risk-based mitigations that materially enhance organizational security risk posture
  • Ability to write whitepapers, assessment reports, presentations, and briefs, communicate effectively across all organizational levels, and explain complex technical ideas to diverse audiences, including executives such as board members, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, and CISOs
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CISSP, CEH, GSEC, OSCP, or CISM Certification

Nice If You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience working at a large Technology or Management Consulting Firm
  • 2+ years of experience designing or building Cyber Risk Management, Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM), Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), or GRC Programs  
  • Experience with application security or product security, including in DevOps, DevSecOps, and SDLC, and with cloud assessment methodologies, including utilizing built-in processes for assessing native cloud services, including optimizing cloud infrastructure for efficiency, security, and cost-effectiveness
  • Experience with Windows or Linux system administration, including managing and securing operating systems effectively, and administering and assessing network devices and security, including routers, switches, firewalls, and intrusion detection and prevention systems
  • Knowledge of SOC and threat hunting and threat modeling and analysis
  • Knowledge of emerging topics, including regulations, industry practices, and new technologies such as AI, Cyber Risk Quantification (CRQ), Zero-Trust Architecture (ZTA), threat modeling, and risk modeling
  • Possession of excellent leadership, analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • CRISC, COBIT 5, FAIR, or MITRE ATT&CK Certifications
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Enterprise Incident Response (GEIR), or MITRE Threat Hunting 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 $96,700.00 to $220,000.00 (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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