Information Assurance Engineer, Senior

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 the Army? We’re looking for an engineer who can create solutions for the customer that will stand up to even the most advanced cyber threats.

As an information engineer on our project, you’ll provide support as one of the leads for the Distributed Common Ground Systems – Army’s information security operations. You’ll coordinate work with customers and other teams to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer’s IT 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. You’ll lead the team through 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 make a difference in the security of warfighter. Your technical expertise will be vital as you help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices by contributing to program strategy and helping to eliminate risks across projects. You’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas while building piece of mind in a critical infrastructure. Join our team, as we improve Join our team and create the future of information security operations for the Army.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-3+ years of experience with developing Information Assurance (IA), and Body of Evidence (BOE) artifacts
-Experience with DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)
-Experience with applying Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA), Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM), or Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
-Experience with containers, such as Kubernetes or Docker
-Ability to run requisite scans, such Risk Management Framework (RMF)
-TS/SCI clearance
-BA or BS degree
-DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification or obtain within 6 months of hire

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with developing security policies while performing mid and long-range policy planning

-Experience with Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A), and Authorization to Operate (ATO) processes

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-MA or MS degree

-CISSP Certification


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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