Job Description

San Antonio,TX,US
Remote Work:
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Cyber Warfare Engineer

The Opportunity: 

As a cyber warfare engineer, you will conduct testing and analysis for identifying vulnerabilities and potential threat vectors in systems and networks, identifying or developing content that serves to circumvent or defeat security features, and engineering attack methodologies. You’ll apply advanced consulting skills, extensive technical expertise, and full industry knowledge to articulate activities in a manner that clearly defines the scope of the engagement so that cybersecurity professionals may further develop or enhance blue force operations to mitigate threat vectors. In this role, you’ll develop innovative solutions to complex problems, develop proof of concept code or exploits, and conduct meticulous documentation of all activities and operations. You’ll work without considerable direction, and mentor and supervise team members. At Booz Allen, you can use your cyberspace operations experience to create solutions that will be executed on a worldwide stage. 

In this role, you’ll be counted on to understand cyberspace capabilities to evaluate potential weaknesses as well as the effectiveness of mitigations for cyber security solutions. You will leverage cyberspace operations systems to support Air Force defensive and offensive cyberspace operations. This is an opportunity to use your research and analysis abilities to adequately assess and inform operators and senior leadership and commanders on dynamic adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures for the client. 

If you want to be in the fight–working shoulder to shoulder with our mission partners–influencing the most critical global cyber missions, this is the opportunity for you.   

Join us. The world can’t wait.   

You Have:   

  • 3+ years of experience with cybersecurity tools and techniques

  • 1+ years of experience in programming with Python, C/C++, or Java

  • Experience with Automation tools, such as Ansible or Puppet 

  • Knowledge of penetration testing or red team operations

  • Knowledge of cyber-physical systems, architectures, and protocols

  • Ability to build and test virtual machines, such as VirtualBox, VMWare, or Parallels

  • Ability to be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED


Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with reading, modifying, or creating *NIX shell scripts or Windows PowerShell scripts

  • Knowledge of blue force training operations or proficiency requirements and risk frameworks, such as NIST Risk Management Framework, MITRE ATT&CK/D3FEND, or Diamond Model 

  • Knowledge of processes and best practices related to the management of information and technology risks  

  • Knowledge of security standards and information security and compliance frameworks, controls, and best practices

  • Knowledge of military assessments, training evaluations, after-action reviews (AARs), cyber threats detection and mitigation, dynamic malware analysis, and malicious network traffic analysis

  • Ability to mentor and train others in technical processes, procedures, tactics, and strategy

  • Ability to leverage expertise in technical writing and presentations

  • Ability to explain, present, demonstrate, and document the operational impact of a vulnerability or exploit  

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree 


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.

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 $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (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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