Job Description

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Information Systems Security Engineer

Key Role:

Support US Africa Command Information Systems Security Engineer, working collaboratively as part of a security team to ensure the Command's systems are safe from malign threats. Ensure that security is integrated into the information systems lifecycle, from design to decommissioning. Determine system security requirements necessary for the protection of information systems. Design the overall security layout, ensuring it meets the identified requirements. Implement security protocols to safeguard the system and ensure regular updates and adjustments are made to respond to the newest threats and vulnerabilities. Evaluate computing environments to identify vulnerabilities and non-compliance with established standards, recommending mitigation strategies. Create and oversee the implementation of security policies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience effectively determining system security requirements and designing robust security architectures

  • Experience with implementing and maintaining advanced security protocols, ensuring our information systems are protected against evolving cyber threats

  • Knowledge of developing formal security programs and policies, ensuring organizational adherence to the highest standards of information security

  • Knowledge of the latest cybersecurity technologies and processes, to conduct technical security assessments and recommending effective mitigation strategies

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional security teams to define and improve information security strategies, aligning with the organization's objectives

  • Ability to adapt security measures in response to new threats and vulnerabilities, maintaining the integrity and resilience of our information system

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • HS diploma or GED and 11+ years of experience in Platform Engineering, Associate's degree and 7+ years of experience in Platform Engineering, or Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of experience in Platform Engineering

  • IAT level II Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF), ICD 503, NIST SP800-53, or DCID 6/3

  • CISSP, ISSEP, or DITSCAP Certification

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or DoD 8570.01-M IASAE Level 2 compliance certification


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

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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.

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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 $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (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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  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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