Job Description

Aberdeen Proving Ground,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Emulation Testbed Engineer

The Opportunity:  

As an emulation testbed engineer, you understand the workings behind complex systems. That knowledge is key when it comes to building critical systems that perform reliably and safely. We’re looking for an engineer who can use their skills to develop advanced communications systems for the US military. 

At Booz Allen, you’ll use your engineering skills to transform the Army. Our team upgrades, tests and configures our clients' networks to ensure our warfighters have the best equipment to get the job done. That’s why we need you, an emulation engineer, with a solid background in LAN/WAN networks and VMWare to help us design and develop our warfighter's communication systems.  

We’ll look to you to share your engineering expertise through leadership and mentoring junior staff. This is a chance to use your experience-based knowledge while broadening your skillset into other areas to grow your career with us. Take on exciting challenges in the DoD with us as we support and improve warfighter communications. 

 Join us. The world can’t wait. 

 You Have: 

  • Experience with system integration and upgrades, testing and configuration of network components on the Emulation Test Bed such as traffic stimulation, TGEN, and Linux Red Hat administration and scripting
  • Experience with implementing test-scenario development, network traffic stimulation with TGEN, system configurations, test-run execution and monitoring, network-data capture, data storage, and post-test database generation
  • Experience with LAN/WAN networks and virtualization technologies, including their installation, configuration, and operation, switched LAN and access lists, IP RIP, route redistribution, RIP, route summarization, OSPF, VLANs, Ethernet, and VMWare ESX
  • Knowledge of networking technologies, such as Routing, Switching, Vlans, STP, OSPF protocols, and Firewalls
  • Ability to analyze the network data collected from the test run to produce data products
  • Ability to develop performance metrics such as throughput, latency, and packet completion rate
  • Ability to produce network topology graphs and correlate its impact on network connectivity during the test run
  • Ability to identify anomalous network behavior and provide explanations or directions on how to resolve the issue
  • Secret clearance 
  • HS Diploma or GED


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.  


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 $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (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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