Job Description

Remote Work:
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Systems Software and Network Test Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity:  

As a Systems Engineer with a strong networking and software development background, you know that good software is more than just a nice-looking interface and data. You need the right combination of clean code, APIs, analytics, and infrastructure to develop a user-focused solution. We’re looking for a software engineer like you to develop efficient and effective software, from vision to production-ready system, in an exciting, agile environment. 

As a Systems Engineer at Booz Allen, you’ll use the latest architectural approaches and open-source frameworks and tools to deliver complete end-to-end solutions to your clients. Using your software engineering expertise, you’ll analyze the environment to ensure that your team’s solutions consider the architecture and operating environment, as well as future functionality and enhancements. You’ll sharpen your skills as you master new tools and techniques while helping to identify and implement system improvements.  

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:   

  • Experience in system integration, including upgrades, testing, and configuration of network components on the Emulation Test Bed, including traffic stimulation and TGEN
  • Experience with supporting system testing by performing test-scenario development or network traffic stimulation, including TGEN, system configurations, test-run execution and monitoring, network data capture, data storage, and post-test database generation
  • Experience with performing data analysis, including analyzing the network data collected from the test runs and producing data products for management review
  • Experience in developing performance metrics, including throughput, latency, and packet completion rate
  • Experience with producing network topology graphs and correlating its impact on network connectivity during the test run
  • Experience with identifying anomalous network behavior and providing explanations or directions on how to resolve the issue
  • Experience with designing and developing new GUI screens to display network performance statistics
  • Experience with updating the TRANCE backend PCAP parser to recognize packets from VLAN locations
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in CS, IT, or Systems Engineering, or 10+ years of experience in software engineering, networking engineering, and systems engineering in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with Java, Python, C#, C/C++, .NET, and JavaScript
  • Experience with networking, including CCNA
  • Experience with VMware
  • Experience with developing an automated and customized set of SQL queries to analyze network statistics
  • Experience with troubleshooting external network issues
  • Ability to develop and implement a test plan to validate a major rewrite of a backend processor in C++


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 develop 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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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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