Network Operations Center Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

As we support our client in addressing both the nation's near-term and enduring strategic challenges in cyberspace, we need motivated engineers to sustain and modernize their operational infrastructure. Whether you come from a background in network engineering, systems administration, or software development, if you have a passion for integrating proven technologies to optimize network operations, we need you.

As a network operations center engineer on our team, you’ll work with your client to support threat hunt operational infrastructure. You’ll provide network administration, monitoring, and maintenance in support of the warfighter. This is your chance to leverage your expertise in Cybersecurity while assisting our team in modernizing your client's network operations center and broadening your knowledge base. Join us as we help execute full-spectrum cyberspace operations to deter, disrupt, and if necessary, defeat adversary cyber actors.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • Experience with network administration and maintenance operations
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Knowledge of basic Linux administration
  • Knowledge of basic server administration
  • Knowledge of Splunk fundamentals
  • Ability to resolve network incidents to ensure the smooth-running of the network operation center
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with LibreNMS or Splunk ITSI infrastructure monitoring software
  • Experience with Hypervisor software
  • Experience with remote desktop software, including Guacamole
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning software, including Nessus
  • Knowledge of automated hardware configuration and provisioning tools
  • Knowledge of data flow automation software, including NiFi
  • Knowledge of LDAP authentication and authorization software
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with clients and team
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph


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.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

  • Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.
  • Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.
  • Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.
  • Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.
  • Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.


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.

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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