Job Description

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Cybersecurity Architect

Key Role:

Ensure a secure network architecture by planning, designing, testing, implementing, and protecting the organization’s mission and IT assets. Evaluate and identify IT solutions, develop secure designs, oversee the implementation of security applications and appliances, and apply in-depth knowledge on securing multiple networks processing information at different classification levels. Ensure designs are consistent with cybersecurity best practices with regard to secure configuration management, Cloud security, document management services, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), web and application services, mobile device management, infrastructure and network access, end-user support, authentication, and data recovery. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in information or cybersecurity solution engineering, with security tools and devices, including network firewalls, web proxy, intrusion prevention systems, vulnerability scanners, and penetration testing tools

  • 4+ years of experience with management and supervisory leading large technical teams while supporting the continued professional development of the staff

  • Experience with building and administering Windows Server and Active Directory, Network devices, including Cisco and Juniper, and managing cloud security operations, such as identity and access control, secure configuration management, network security, enforcement policy scripting, workload security, data security, and logging

  • Knowledge of web service technologies, application of encryption, and common authentication protocols

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking concepts and DNS

  • Knowledge of Federal compliance standards, including NIST 800-53, FIPS, and FedRAMP

  • Ability to perform as the primary liaison between the system security engineers and coordinate with the information system security manager and system owner

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or Telecommunications

Additional Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in project management

  • Experience with identifying and maintaining assignment resources

  • Experience with establishing milestones in consideration of team skills

  • Ability to manage simultaneous work assignments with a consistently high degree of quality

  • SANS GIAC Security Certification in Administration, Software, Forensics, or GSE Expert, ISC2 CISSP Certification, or Security Systems Vendor Administration-level Certification

  • PMP 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 $110,100.00 to $250,000.00 (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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