Job Description

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Cyber Engineer, Lead

The Opportunity: 
As a seasoned cyber professional, you know that understanding adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures is vital to producing the intel that enables the success of clients. At Booz Allen, you can share your skills and high-level expertise to inform strategies and mitigate the most pressing vulnerabilities.

As a Cyber Engineer, you will design, implement, integrate, and maintain systems and tools to automate complex cyber activities. You’ll apply advanced consulting and extensive technical expertise and full industry knowledge, and develop innovative solutions to complex problems. You will oversee determining and developing innovative approaches for addressing cyber security risks associated with application development. You will use your expertise to resolve and mitigate vulnerabilities, design security functions, and provide evidence-based reasoning to substantiate claims for trustworthy and secure work products.  

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • Experience with cybersecurity in network security, infrastructure security, applications or systems security, security operations, SIEM, incident response, or threat intelligence 
  • Experience with development and use of automated software testing framework to validate best practices are being used with secure coding 
  • Experience with a primary programming language, including Java, .NET, or Python and SQL and JSON
  • Experience with programming, including in Ruby on Rails, Scala, Perl, YAML, and HCL
  • Knowledge of OWASP and SANS identified common security coding flaws, threat modeling, and automated and manual static security code analysis 
  • Ability to perform code review and static, dynamic analysis, and identify and address security issues 
  • Bachelor's degree and 18+ years of experience with cybersecurity and security application, or Master’s degree and 10+ years of experience with cybersecurity and security application
  • SECO Institute – Secure Programming Foundation (S-SPF), SECO Institute –Certified Secure Software Developer (S-CSSD), ISC2 – Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), ISC2 – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), SANS GIAC – GWEB, SANS GIAC – GISP, EC-Council – Certified Application Security Engineer Java (CASE Java), or EC-Council - EC-Council Certified Application Security Engineer .Net (CASE .Net) Certification

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with programming languages, including Python 
  • Experience with SonarQube, Checkmarx, and WebInspect 
  • Experience with log management platforms, including Splunk or ELK Stack 
  • Experience with Cybersecurity tools, including Splunk, Cisco ISE, Forescout, BigFix, Tanium, Zscaler, Palo Alto, McAfee, Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, FireEye, Cloud Security platforms, or ServiceNow 
  • Experience with Linux administration 
  • Experience with networks and network protocols, including TCP, UDP, DNS, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, and FTP 
  • Experience with Git and GitHub development processes 
  • Automation Tools Certification, including Splunk or Splunk SOAR, Security+, or CEH Certifications
  • Certified Information Systems Security Profession (CISSP) Certification 

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 $106,200.00 to $242,000.00 (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.

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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