Job Description

Annapolis Junction,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Network Engineer, Senior
The Opportunity:

At a certain point, experience-based system design can start to look like clairvoyance. When you’ve developed so many systems that you can not only orchestrate the best solution for any technology-based challenge, but you can also anticipate and preempt future issues, you’re a solutions architect. You’ve evolved your skills into strategy through a long path of software development accomplishments and the curiosity to understand how all the pieces of an IT ecosystem fit together. Are you ready to use your combination of knowledge, skill, and experience to take on the toughest challenges within Booz Allen's?

As a Solutions Architect on our team, you’ll help our U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) evolve their remote access solutions to support National Security Systems (NSS). You’ll work with other engineers and subject matter experts to learn the strategic goals and operational needs that shape their solution requirements. You’ll plan and collaborate with engineers to architect and engineer, integrate, validate, and transition to operation the full range of solution components. From resolving interoperability issues across platforms, to supporting the acquisition of hardware, you’ll employ your hardware and software talents to maximum effect. This is your chance to develop your skills in securing Data-in-Transit (DIT) and Data-at-Rest (DAR) of solutions while continuing to advance your own networking and systems engineering expertise. Join us as we help protect critical NSS systems. As a technical leader, you’ll shape the digital solutions business and identify opportunities for growth. Work with us and build the future of technology within Booz Allen.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience with the implementation of complex solutions involving CSfC Capability Packages for Mobile Access (MA) and Data at Rest (DAR), and CSfC Requirements Annexes, for Continuous Monitoring (CM) and Key Management (KM)

  • Experience with technologies and platforms that make up DoD information systems, including virtualization servers, such as VMware vSphere or vCenter 7+, host operating systems, including Microsoft Windows Server 2016+ or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7+, host applications, including Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, or Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Storage Area Networks (SANs), transport networks and core or edge network infrastructure, including Cisco or Juniper routers, switches, firewalls, or Security Information Event Management (SIEM) and management tools that facilitate the troubleshooting of problem behaviors or promote the orchestration and automation of new deployments and recurring administrative tasks

  • Experience with project management and scheduling and in the leadership of technically diverse, small-to-medium sized teams to accomplish successful outcomes of complex engineering efforts

  • Experience with the mentorship, training, supervision, and management of junior engineering staff

  • Experience with leading or contributing to business capture efforts, including small- to medium-scale proposals and developing business or marketing strategies

  • Knowledge of Information Security (InfoSec) standards and requirements frameworks providing for the security categorization of information systems used by the U.S. DoD, including FIPS 199 and for the establishment of security and privacy controls in organizations and information systems under the Risk Management Framework (RMF), such as NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification at IAT Level II

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Enterprise Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with technical writing and diagramming

  • Knowledge of the enablement of Zero Trust in DoD Information Systems

  • Ability to develop and deliver compelling presentations, including confidence with public speaking for diverse audiences having both complementary and competing interests

  • Ability to consider disparate sets of requirements as an integrated whole to positively influence design decisions

  • Ability to establish and maintain professional networking in commercial and U.S. government industries

  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate with senior and executive-level stakeholders in the role of a technical subject matter expert and trusted advisor

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Sciences, or Cybersecurity

  • Associate to Professional-tier industry Certifications, including Cisco, Juniper, Microsoft, Red Hat, or VMware

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.


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 $96,600.00 to $220,000.00 (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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