Security Automation Engineer in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0017981

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.

Security Automation Engineer

Key Role:

Serve as a Security Automation and Orchestration (A&O) engineer for client-facing tasks to develop and integrate security A&O solutions for clients across commercial, civil, and defense markets. Apply knowledge of monitoring, analyzing, detecting, and responding to Cyber events and incidents for information systems and networks in an automated capacity. Advise, design, and develop dynamic Cyber defenses and leverage Cybersecurity solutions to deliver security A&O services, including automated threat hunting, contextual enrichment through threat intelligence, situational awareness of network and system intrusions, security event and alert prioritization, and incident response actions. Work closely with clients and operations teams to develop and integrate custom A&O playbooks, use cases, and workflow integrations across A&O and Cybersecurity Open Source and COTS products and platforms. Work on developing highly-extensible, scalable, and secure Cloud-based A&O services that can be adopted and integrated in a wide range of Cybersecurity use cases.

Basic Qualifications:

-1+ years of experience with Incident Response or Security Operations Center (SOC) teams

-1+ years of experience with a scripting or programming language

-Experience with API development and integration

-Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

-Ability to demonstrate excellent computer science fundamentals

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree or 4+ years of experience with Cyber work

Additional Qualifications:

-1+ years of experience with developing software in a team environment

-Experience with other programming languages, including Java, JavaScript, or Ruby

-Experience with Security A&O products, including Phantom Cyber

-Knowledge of micro-service concepts

-CompTIA Net+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), or EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (ECIH) Certification


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.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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