Job Description

Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0193881
Location:
Washington,DC,US
Cybersecurity Tools Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to share your experience in engineering and maintaining cyber security tools to protect our nation? As a systems security and network security engineer, you can identify and engineer cyber security solutions needed to assess vulnerabilities and recommend the best solution and security strategy. We need your expertise to lead the development and implementation of security solutions that will protect our nation's military capabilities. 

On our team, you’ll troubleshoot and analyze complex challenges for customers using your knowledge of cyber security tools, including Cribl and Splunk, among others. You’ll use your curiosity for technology and market trends to further research and develop security solutions. Using your expertise in engineering and operating and maintaining cybersecurity tools in a client enterprise environment, you’ll assess security threats and implement infrastructure controls.  

In this role, you’ll work individually or in a small integrated team, and lead a task, project, or team. You will ensure project completion and provide guidance and direction to lower-level technicians, specialists, and managers. You’ll provide expertise in the engineering design, development, direction, and implementation of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities. You will apply expertise in the utilization, configuration, and implementation of cyber defense capabilities, including web content filters, email security capabilities, Intrusion Detection System, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Host-Based Security Systems, Security Incident and Event Management tools, Domain Name System security practices, advanced log analysis, network monitoring, network flow analysis, packet capture analysis, network proxies, firewalls, anti-virus capabilities, Linux or UNIX command line, and access control lists. .  

Work with us as we secure and protect vital client cyber infrastructure to enable their missions. 

What You’ll Work On: 

  • Develop relationships quickly and easily with other teams, communicating the complexities of security with a wide variety of audiences, including senior management. 

  • Implement infrastructure and cyber security controls, including enhanced detection and vulnerability capabilities and improved event correlation in large enterprises.  

  • Perform risk and vulnerability assessments in network, system, and application areas.

  • Leverage big data analytics and traditional security event types to identify advanced threats or indicators of compromise. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:   

  • 2+ years of experience with installing and configuring cybersecurity tools, including Cribl and Splunk

  • Experience with using Cribl to collect, transform, route, manage, and optimize data for ingestion into Splunk

  • Experience with Windows or Linux, including installing, configuring, or maintaining servers, operating systems, and applications

  • Experience in working with STIGs, SCAP, and cybersecurity best practices

  • Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam

  • HS diploma or GED and 7+ years of experience with conducting or supporting cyber engineering projects and activities, Associate’s degree and 5+ years of experience with conducting or supporting cyber engineering projects and activities, Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience with conducting or supporting cyber engineering projects and activities, or Master’s degree and 1+ years of experience with conducting or supporting cyber engineering projects and activities

  • DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II Certification, including Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, GSEC, SSCP, CySA+, GICSP, or CND

  • Ability to obtain a DoD 8570.01-M Cyber Security Service Provider - Infrastructure Support Certification, including CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, CFR, Cloud+, or CND within 30 days of hire 

Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with Trellix Endpoint Security Suite (ESS), McAfee HBSS, ePO, FireEye tools, including MVX, NX, HX, PX, IA, AX, or IAS PCAP, Palo Alto Firewalls, or ForeScout

  • Experience with Gigamon, Ansible, Encase, Fidelis, Suricata, Varonis, or VMWare tools

  • Experience with Cloud Enterprise and authorizing cloud systems, and Cloud services, including AWS, Azure, or GCP

  • Experience with big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or anomaly detection

  • Experience with DevSecOps, CI/CD, IaC and CaC, IT Infrastructure Library, and IT Service Management

  • Experience with scripting in PowerShell and BASH command line interfaces or in Python scripting languages

  • Experience in a consulting or client-facing environment

  • Ability to automate security configurations of Linux and Windows systems, and recommend and implement remediations for non-compliant security controls

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including using presentation expertise to convey complex ideas to client and internal staff 

Clearance:

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.

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.  

Compensation

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 $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.

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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