Cybersecurity Engineer, Mid

The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be “baked in” to a system architecture, but you actually know how to bake it in. You can identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surface. What if you could use your cyber engineering skills to design and build secure systems for a DoD Client? We’re looking for an engineer who can help create solutions for the client that will stand up to even the most advanced cyber threats.

As a Cybersecurity Engineer on our project, you’ll perform a variety of routine project tasks applied to specialized Cybersecurity problems. You’ll work with Contractor and Client personnel to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer’s needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions. We need to come up with the best solution, so you’ll investigate new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. As a team, we’ll take a critical approach to network design, providing alternatives and customizing solutions to maintain a balance of security and mission needs. This is a chance to learn from a team of experts as you make a difference in the security of logistics for the warfighter. Your contributions will help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices with expected vulnerabilities. You’ll be able to gain experience in full scope analysis, design and operation, while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure. Join our team as we improve warfighter logistic support through cybersecurity.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-7+ years of experience with IT

-5+ years of experience with a SEIM, including ArcSight ESM, Splunk, or QRadar

-3+ years of experience with administering or troubleshooting Windows or UNIX Operating Systems, both server and workstation

-TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-DoD 8570 IAT level II Certification, including CSSP Analyst

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with Cybersecurity Tools, including Tanium or Microsoft ATP

-Experience with administering IDS, including McAfee NSM and IBM Siteprotector

-Experience with scripting in Perl, Python, Ruby, Bash, or Java

-Knowledge of network architectures

-Knowledge of the Mitre ATT&CK framework

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance 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 University — CyberU 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 EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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