Cybersecurity Tools Engineer, Lead

The Challenge:

Are you excited at the prospect of developing innovative solutions to enable secure, reliable operations of Intelligence Community computer systems? Are you fascinated by the possibilities presented by engineering, designing, development, and implementation of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats? In an increasingly connected world, it is critical to understand the fundamentals of layered defense and zero trust technologies. As a Lead cybersecurity Tools Engineer, you will prevent adversary network threats, identify advanced attack vectors and thwart methods of exploitation. 

We have an opportunity for you to use your leadership, strategy, and analytical skills to improve Booz Allen’s Intelligence Community Practice. You’ll work closely with clients serving as the principal technical advisor and subject matter expert as the Lead Cybersecurity Tools Engineer. You’ll oversee engineering, design, develop, direct, and implement enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats and vulnerabilities from affecting the core IC enterprise. As the Lead Cyber Tools Engineer, you will implement security measures that protect the IC enterprise while maintaining knowledge of the lifecycle of the emerging threats, attack vectors and methods of adversary exploitation. You will be responsible and lead a team in maintaining proficiency and specialized knowledge in computer network theory and understand IT standards and cybersecurity Tools including the OSI model, and the methods of exploiting those standards. Finally, you will be able to broaden your skillsets utilizing, configuring, and implementing leading industry cyber defense capabilities including web content filters, email security capabilities, IDS, IPS, HBSS, SIEM, DNS security practices, advanced log analysis, network monitoring, network flow analysis, packet capture analysis, network proxies, firewalls, anti-virus capabilities, Linux/UNIX command line, and access control lists to protect, defend the most sensitive of national security missions. Join our team, as we improve our IC’s ability to execute critical missions across the globe through cybersecurity. 

Empower change with us. 

You Have:

  • Experience with privileged/elevated access with cybersecurity Tool 
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • IAT Level III certification
  • cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Commercial Cloud Enterprise (C2E) 
  • Experience with big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or anomaly detection 
  • Experience with DIA organization and computer/networked systems. 
  • Experience with cloud services, including AWS, Azure, or GCP 
  • Experience in a consulting or client-facing environment 
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment 
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including using presentation expertise to convey complex ideas to client and internal staff 
  • Possession of excellent problem-solving skills 
  • Master's degree

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required. 

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills. 

Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills. 

Cyber UniversityCyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam. 

Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap. 

Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces. 

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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