Communications Security Engineer, Senior in Annapolis Junction, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job Number: 01223028

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Communications Security Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Join a team of communications and systems engineers supporting the engineering, sustainment, and management of communication-related systems within the DoD. Perform ongoing system analyst activities in support of DoD programs. Perform risk assessments of systems and equipment, assist engineers with identifying solutions for vulnerabilities, create and map DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), submit change requests for system components, develop Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), create documentation in support of Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditations, perform vulnerability management using automated systems, and create and submit RMF packages. Brief technical security posture to client leadership, prepare briefing packages and summary of vulnerabilities, and articulate how to prevent and mitigate future security threats.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with executing, analyzing, securing, and accrediting DoD communication systems

-Experience with developing and evaluating security documentation related to communication systems

-Experience with security architecture evaluation, guidance development, and troubleshooting

-Experience with DIACAP or the Risk Management Framework

-Knowledge of network and IT infrastructures

-Knowledge of communications technologies, Internet protocol network architecture and systems, or digital and analog electronics

-Ability to display a dynamic personality to interact with clients to perform technical audits

-Secret clearance required

-BS degree required

-Security+ Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with DoD information assurance policies, directives, and STIGs, as applicable to communication systems

-Experience with using DoD ACAS and eMASS systems

-Experience in assessing organizational risk associated with security threats and recommending mitigation strategies

-Knowledge of NIST 800 series publications, including 800-30, 800-37, 800-53, and 800-53a

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-DoD ACAS or eMASS system training

-Cisco, Juniper, ITIL, INCOSE, or Network Certification preferred


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

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