Job Description

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Cybersecurity Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Serve as a cybersecurity systems engineer responsible for designing, deploying, and maintaining a distributed security architecture in support of critical missions. Develop, implement, and integrate enterprise, cybersecurity operations center, and endpoint security solutions in alignment with best practices and mission objectives. Maintain awareness of market and technology trends to bring new and best of breed solutions to the client. Apply leading-edge principles, theories, and concepts and contribute to the development of new principles and concepts to advance mission requirements. Perform as part of a team as they troubleshoot and analyze complex challenges for customers using your knowledge of network and security devices and applications. Manage the research of technology and market trends to further develop security solutions. Assess security threats and implement infrastructure controls using your expertise in Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools such as HBSS or Trellix EDR, Nessus, FirePower, Fireeye, Palo Alto FW, and other systems. Work under limited supervision and apply extensive knowledge for a wide range of IA concepts, practices, and procedures to ensure the secure integration and operation of all enclave systems. Work independently or lead and direct others and solve IA problems quickly and completely. Develop and implement security solutions in alignment with security strategy, and maintain an awareness of market and technology trends to bring best of breed solutions to the client. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with system engineering, computer science, information systems, engineering science, or engineering management 

  • Experience deploying, maintaining, administrating, and integrating EDR or Endpoint Threat Detection and Response (ETDR) tools, including HBSS or Trellix EDR   

  • Experience deploying, maintaining, or integrating using cybersecurity tools, including Splunk or Splunk Backend, Elastic, ACAS or Tenable Nessus, Cisco FirePower, FireEye NX, Tanium, or Cylance 

  • Experience with Linux and scripting with tools, including Python or Ansible

  • Knowledge of security architecture design and integration 

  • Ability to integrate cybersecurity engineering principles into infrastructure planning, design, and deployment 

  • Ability to meet schedule, performance, and quality within the systems development life cycle (SDLC) 

  • Ability to provide on-site, full-time support in a client environment  

  • Top Secret clearance 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of experience working in a professional environment, or Master’s degree and 8+ years of experience working in a professional environment 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.


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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 $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (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

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