Job Description

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Cybersecurity Test Engineer, Mid

Key Role:

Collaborate with a team of creative problem solvers to test and evaluate systems through a Whitebox adversarial approach for the DoD in support of our Air Force clients. Work with systems that are assessed based on the NIST 800-53 Risk Management Framework security controls. Focus on the filtering capabilities and data flows, including low levels, within the architecture of the system, including Mandatory Access Controls and Discretionary Access Controls. Build capabilities by learning from others' expertise within our diversely skilled team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with Cybersecurity

  • Experience with Linux command line, including scripting in Ruby, Python, and Bash, and automating basic tasks

  • Experience with networking concepts

  • Experience with virtualization

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED and 5+ years of experience with Cybersecurity, Information Security, or Information Technology, or Bachelor's degree

  • Ability to obtain DoD IAT Level II Compliant Security+ CE Certification within 120 days of start date

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with analyzing and executing test plans and procedures

  • Experience with developing or analyzing technical documentation

  • Experience with penetration testing or adversarial emulation

  • Experience with NIST 800-053 security controls

  • Knowledge of cyber threats and how to appropriately harden a system to prevent them

  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools, including Kali Linux, Wireshark, Tripwire, Burp Suite, and Metasploit

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Master's degree

  • OSCP, CISSP, CASP, Red Hat CSA, or GPEN Certification

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

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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 $60,300.00 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.

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