Job Description

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Defense System Analyst

The Opportunity: 

As an expert in defense missions, your unique skill set inspires you to think bigger, push further, and ask questions others don’t. We need your extensive industry knowledge and advisory skills to help solve some of our client's most complex problems—and find solutions that keep our nation safe. 

You will conduct in-depth accounting and analysis of cyber and cryptographic Air Force Controlled Cryptographic Item (CCI) Assets. You will use this data to determine potential future requirements and deployment schedules. Work with AF, MAJCOM, and Unit POCs to track and ensure compliance with mandatory software upgrades and hardware turn-ins of obsolete CCI equipment. Produce, support, and update various local and online products for customer tracking and compliance reporting. Provide field support for Algorithm and Cryptographic Transition and Cryptographic Modernization (CM) issues as needed.

As a Defense Mission Analyst, you’ll bring your knowledge and skills to bear on the most pressing technical capability requirements in the Air Force today across all platforms and networks. You'll collaborate with experts in all facets of communications from aircraft to networks to space systems to keep the warfighter communications secure and resilient.

You Have:  

  • 2+ years of experience with communicating effectively as part of the staff action officer processes for coordination of taskers using the existing staff coordination standards, document reviews, program updates, bullet background, and point papers

  • Experience with using Microsoft Office products, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Top Secret clearance 

  • Associate's degree

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience in Communication Security (COMSEC) equipment and keying material processes

  • Experience with strategic level DoD and AF security policies and procedures as they pertain to cryptographic and keying material

  • Experience with associated classification guides pertaining to cryptographic algorithms, equipment, and COMSEC keying material

  • Knowledge of controlling authority roles and responsibilities as well as equipment account roles and responsibilities

  • Knowledge of the operations and sustainment of currently used tactical data link systems and their applicability in the conduct of combat air operations

  • Ability to develop a working hypothesis and theory to address current and future system requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • CISM or CISSP Certification

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 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.

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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