Job Description

Location:
Washington,DC,US
Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0194629
Policy Development Specialist

Key Role:

Help lead the assessment, development, review, and integration of IA and IT policies and plans within the customer's environment. Work with federal program leads from a prioritized work plan to coordinate with key stakeholders and subject matter experts to draft policy documents, including formal guidance and procedural documents, facilitate internal and external reviews, adjudicate input, coordinate for review and Director’s signature, and assist with implementation and lifecycle management. Evaluate how policies and plans stack up to regulations, best practices, and industry standards. Through the use of regulatory and guidance documents, including Executive Orders, Intelligence Community Directives, Guidance and Memoranda, Department of Energy Orders, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and International Standards Organization artifacts, SANS, and EC-Council standards. Lead the identification, development, and modification of standard policies and plans to support enterprise operations, continuity and contingency planning and programming, and DOE and Intelligence Community compliance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience with policy or plans development
  • Experience with DoD or Federal Government supporting policy and plan development 
  • Experience writing or drafting executive or formal senior-level correspondence
  • Experience briefing clients and team members on technical, policy, and functional issues
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with cybersecurity
  • 2+ years of experience with NIST 800 series publications
  • Experience with the military or Federal government
  • Experience supporting senior-level organizations
  • Experience with the development of DoD-level policies or strategies
  • Experience with cybersecurity risk analysis
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity Framework
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent organizational skills

Clearance:

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.

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 $54,000.00 to $123,000.00 (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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