Job Description

Remote Work:
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Red Team Operator

Key Role:

Work with a wide variety of clients, including Fortune 100 companies, to validate security controls and incident response through offensive security operations, including Red and Purple Teaming. Interface directly with client leadership and technical security staff to lead Red and Purple team engagements in a wide variety of scenarios ranging from phishing-based initial access to OT ICS network perimeter and egress testing. Work with a team of 10+ seasoned security testing professionals to enhance existing services offerings and security testing capabilities and conduct hands-on technical testing focused on detection and response that necessitates continuously customized tooling to avoid AV, EDR, and other protection technologies. Conduct full exploitation and leveraging of access within multiple environments, including complex Active Directory and mixed Windows and nix environment. Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences. Identify and communicate findings and strategy effectively to client stakeholders, including technical staff, executive leadership, and legal counsel. Apply security testing and penetration testing techniques and mindset to a wide range of projects, become part of a team of security enthusiasts that perform cutting-edge research, and promote an environment of innovation and knowledge sharing. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with conducting offensive security testing

  • Experience with conducting Red or Purple teaming exercises

  • Experience with using, administering, and troubleshooting, including Kali and Ubuntu as an attack platform

  • Experience working in a Windows environment and with Active Directory attack path enumeration

  • Experience with social engineering tactics, including phishing

  • Experience with developing, extending, or modifying shellcode, shellcode loaders, or custom implants

  • Experience with C2 frameworks, including Cobalt Strike, Mythic, or Havoc

  • Knowledge of network vulnerability assessments, web application security testing, network penetration testing, red teaming, security operations, or hunt

  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with working in a commercial consulting or professional services environment

  • Experience with assembly languages, including x86 or reverse engineering

  • Experience deploying attacker infrastructure in cloud environments

  • Experience in network penetration testing and manipulation of network infrastructure

  • Experience in mobile or web application assessments

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar field


  • Ability to obtain OSCP or CRTO within one year of hire date

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 $67,700.00 to $154,000.00 (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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