Job Description

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Software Assurance Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Support clients by working with a collaborative team to assess software vulnerabilities for authorizing officials to determine if the risk is acceptable for use in the DoD arena. Utilize knowledge of the software lifecycle and programming to ensure security is built into software applications. Work closely with developers and information assurance engineers to ensure adequate verification and validation. Examine software applications from an adversarial perspective to qualify risks. Plans, conducts, and supervises assignments under general supervision. Reviews progress and evaluates results. Plans and assigns personnel for given projects or tasks. Recommends changes in procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with Software Development

  • 3+ years of experience in the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance field

  • 3+ years of experience with Software Development in C, C++, Python, Java, or JavaScript

  • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Experience with VMware and virtual test environments

  • Experience with leading teams and projects

  • Knowledge of Static Code Analysis and performing Code Review, with and without a static code analyzer

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

  • 8570 Compliant Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working through the Software Development Life Cycle

  • Experience with operational support to the DoD

  • Experience with NIST 800-053 security controls

  • Knowledge of security vulnerabilities and industry best practice methodologies toward determining software flaws

  • Knowledge of web related technologies, including Web applications, Web Services, and Web Architectures, and of network and web related protocols

  • Ability to test software to ensure regular security-focused assessments are performed

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to manage competing priorities

  • Possession of excellent time management, organizational, analytical, and technical problem-solving skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or related field


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 $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (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

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