Job Description

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Baseline Security Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Develop and implement security solutions in alignment with security strategy. Maintain an awareness of market and technology trends to bring best of breed solutions to the client. Apply leading-edge principles, theories, and concepts and contribute to the development of new principles and concepts. Work on unusually complex problems and provide highly innovative solutions. Operate with substantial latitude for unreviewed action or decision and mentor or supervise employees in both firm and technical competencies. Work closely with government stakeholders in understanding the vision and direction of the information technology program and decompose this architecture and associated use cases into discrete components that can be addressed from a cybersecurity engineering standpoint. Understand proposed and in-place architectures at a level that enables the identification and understanding of possible security risks and propose solutions for risk mitigation.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience updating and modifying the actual security baselines using STIG or CIS
  • 1+ years of experience creating baselines manually, using recommendations from the COTS vendor
  • Experience pulling down the generic STIG or CIS for any baseline
  • Experience analyzing the STIG or CIS controls and modifying them to align with an agency’s requirements for each control
  • Experience working with the NIST 800 Special Publication series guidance for risk management and security control implementation, including 800-30, 800-37, 800-53, 800-60, 800-63, 800-115, or 800-137
  • Experience reviewing, developing, or customizing general security configuration baselines
  • Knowledge of administering different operating systems, including Microsoft and Linux
  • Knowledge of the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) and Common Vulnerability Enumeration (CVE)
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with networking, including CISCO, Juniper, or Palo Alto, operating systems, including Windows Server, Redhat, or Linux, cloud services, including AWS, Azure, Salesforce, Okta, O365, or ServiceNow, or Mobile Technologies, including iOS or Xen Mobile
  • Experience designing, building, and implementing automation tools, including Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools, including Cloud Formations or Terraform
  • Experience with container platforms, including OpenShift
  • Experience with chaos engineering and blue or green deployments
  • Experience with Serverless, including Lambda, API Gateway, Step Functions, and SAM
  • Experience with application performance analysis and monitoring, including ELK
  • Experience with JSON or YMAL programming
  • Bachelor's degree
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect or Developer Certification, or CCNA, MSCE, RHCSA, EBSA, or ECSS Certification


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


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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 $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (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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