Job Description

Remote Work:
Job Number:
Fort Meade,MD,US
Palo Alto Engineer

The Opportunity:

On our team, you’ll work together with the client and application community to maintain a resilient security posture for highly visible applications. Using your expertise in Palo Alto security products, F5 application delivery, Kubernetes security, and Web Application and API Protection solutions, you’ll assess security threats and implement infrastructure controls. You’ll play an important role in security discussions with the application teams and leading vendors to prescribe best practices in design, implementation, and security principles within their development life cycle. You’ll also perform dynamic and static application performance testing, perform security requirements creation or generation level threat modeling leveraging tools, including SD Elements, and perform application-level testing using applications such as Burp Suite, Tenable, and Ixia.

With mentoring, challenging hands-on problem-solving, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers.

Work with us as we secure and protect the DoD for the better.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience with Palo Alto Next-Generation Firewalls and Panorama

  • Experience with Prisma Cloud and containerization security solutions

  • Experience with Cloud containerization and security solutions

  • Experience working in cross-functional teams across a variety of environments

  • Knowledge of federal compliance standards, including DoD STIG, NIST 800-53, FIPS, and DoD IL5/6

  • Knowledge of TLS protocol, web protocols, non-browser command line tools, Postman, and Fiddler

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Azure Cloud architectures and Palo Alto Cloud reference architectures

  • Experience with F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) and Advanced Web Application Firewall (AWAF)

  • Experience securing enterprise web applications to be compliant with OWASP Top 10, CVSS, CWE, WASC, and SANS-25

  • Experience working with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) tools, including Terraform and deploying IaC with VS Code

  • Knowledge of Linux or UNIX environments, including navigating and troubleshooting basic website connectivity issues

  • Knowledge of DoD networks


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 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 $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (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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