Job Description

Location:
McLean,VA,US
Remote Work:
Hybrid
Job Number:
R0189644
Cybersecurity Weapon System Engineer

Key Role: 

Provide technical expertise and guidance on the cybersecurity aspects of weapon systems and space systems. Work closely with the Booz Allen Cyber-physical Defense team and other stakeholders to identify, assess, and mitigate cyber threats and vulnerabilities affecting mission success in the space domain. Support the development and implementation of cybersecurity solutions, mitigations, and best practices for space systems and operations. Conduct cyber threat analysis and Mission-based Cyber Risk Assessments for space systems and operations, including satellites, ground stations, and command and control networks. Provide cybersecurity recommendations and solutions for space systems and operations, based on industry standards and best practices. Develop and maintain cybersecurity documentation, including procedures, plans, reports, and briefings. Coordinate and collaborate with internal and external partners, including across Booz Allen, other government agencies, industry, and academia, on cybersecurity issues and initiatives related to space systems and operations. Provide cybersecurity training and awareness for space defense personnel and other stakeholders. Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, technologies, and threats in the space domain.

Basic Qualifications:   

  • Experience with Cybersecurity Engineering for Department of Defense (DoD) weapon systems

  • Experience with red team penetration testing or offensive penetration testing, or cyber threat emulation 

  • Knowledge of red teaming, security operations, or hunt 

  • Knowledge of open security testing standards and projects, such as OWASP and ATT&CK 

  • Ability to convey results in the form of technical reports 

  • Ability to travel 25% of the time

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED and 6+ years of experience with Cybersecurity Engineering for Department of Defense (DoD) weapon systems, or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, or Engineering and 2+ years of experience with Cybersecurity Engineering for Department of Defense (DoD) weapon systems

Additional Qualifications:   

  • Ability to identify security requirements for connected and non-connected systems 

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph 

  • CISSP Certification 

Clearance:

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.

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Grow With Us 

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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.

Compensation

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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