Software Engineer CNO Central MD

The Opportunity:

As a computer network operations (CNO) specialist, you know how embedded and application developers, reverse engineers, and vulnerability analysts all play key roles in the CNO capability development lifecycle. We’re looking for someone like you to develop your problem-solving skills in a rapidly evolving systems security research and development environment.

As a CNO capability development specialist on our team, you’ll support full project lifecycles. Working with an agile team of experienced professionals, you’ll support the reverse engineering and vulnerability analysis of diverse software problems. You’ll inform operational parameters for complex systems and leverage artificial and machine learning to influence the delivery of your work. Using your network operations knowledge, you’ll help determine what the art of the possible is and what can be done—and then you’ll bring it to life for your clients. This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site and working remotely.

You Have:  

  • Experience with developing software using Java, C, C++, JavaScript, Python, GO or Ruby

  • Experience in network security, hardware security, CNO disciplines of network, hardware, or software protection and exploitation

  • Experience in working with soft version control systems, including GIT or SVN

  • Experience with SLDCs, including Agile and Scrum software development methodologies

  • Ability to write unit and system tests

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Scheduled to obtain a Bachelor’s degree by Winter 2022 or Summer 2023

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience in telecommunications operations, computer network operations, SIGINT collection operations, information security (INFOSEC) and information assurance, or research and development

  • Experience with computer programming in C, C++, Python, and some assembly

  • Experience in the fields of Computer Engineering, CS, EE, or Applied Mathematics

  • 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.

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.

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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