Job Description

Indian Head,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Facility Fire Protection Engineer

The Opportunity: 

As a fire protection engineer, you understand that relationship-building and keen attention to detail are crucial when overseeing the life cycle of a project. As an experienced professional at Booz Allen, you can use your client engagement skills to impact projects that will ensure our military’s testing facilities are prepared to support innovative technology. We need someone like you who is eager to work on complex projects that will transform DoD testing capabilities.

On our team, you’ll manage challenging projects for sensitive missions from beginning to end while collaborating with senior leadership. Using computer-related facilities management software and your problem-solving skills, you’ll work with a team to develop creative solutions on mission-critical projects in the next-generation weapons testing arena. In this role, you’ll closely impact our military’s testing facilities by ensuring new or renovated test facilities are in compliance with local, state, and federal codes regarding fire protection standards and regulations. With mentoring, exposure to challenging projects, 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 facilitate projects that impact testing capabilities for the better.

What You’ll Work On: 

  • Analyze, formulate, and recommend facility fire protection requirements, design, space criteria, and usage through space utilization studies and forecasts

  • Lead analyses and solution development for facility planning and management for sensitive testing facilities  

  • Lead complex activities related to the control and management of cost, schedule, risk, and resource optimization

  • Prepare or review facilities estimates and site proposals for client review as to cost and feasibility

  • Advise clients in developing plans and programs responsive to present and anticipated portfolio, facility, or individual fire protection requirements

  • Recommend planning, design, and construction standards or milestones

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience working in design, in a professional environment

  • Knowledge of risks and safeguards that prevent, control, and mitigate the effects of fires

  • Knowledge of design engineering of specialized systems, including wet systems, dry systems, pre‐action systems, open and closed deluge systems, high-speed deluge systems, ultra‐high speed deluge systems, mass notification, heat detection, smoke detection, beam detection, and fire alarms

  • Knowledge of the International Building Code (IBC), Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), NFPA, ANSI, ASCE, and industry standards related to fire protection

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal codes and standards

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with MEP construction drawing sets

  • Knowledge of life safety compliance within an energetic manufacturing environment

  • Ability to support facility design services for repair projects or facility operations support

  • Master’s degree in Engineering

  • NICET Certification


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.


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 $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (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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