Cybersecurity Engineer, Junior

The Challenge: 

When our country’s Cybersecurity is on the line, simply reacting is not enough – we need a plan. And when that plan needs to protect our clients, we need strategic policy and technical solutions. That’s why we need you, a Cybersecurity engineer, with the skills to analyze the risks that determine our Cyber resilience. 

As a Cybersecurity engineer on our team, you’ll conduct testing and analysis to identify vulnerabilities and potential threat vectors into systems and networks, develops exploits, and engineers attack methodologies. As you guide your client through understanding acceptable risk and availability, you’ll help develop a strategic Cyber roadmap and use various skills to create solutions. You’ll work with the client to help them operate securely as they navigate an evolving IT environment. Join us as we protect our clients and minimize risks with effective solutions. 

Empower change with us. 

You Have:

  • Experience with cybersecurity analysis tools and techniques
  • Experience with embedded programming languages, including C and C++, and scripting languages, such as Python
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles, including secure coding standards, software development best practices, common threats, and attack patterns
  • Ability to research and provide recommendations on cybersecurity best practices
  • Ability to leverage expertise in technical writing and presentations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Scheduled to obtain a Bachelor's degree in Fall/Winter 2021 or Spring/Summer 2022

Nice if You Have:

  • Knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) or Systems Engineering concepts
  • Ability to review software source code against secure coding standards
  • Ability to analyze documentation, including design documents, architecture diagrams, and interface control documents (ICD), for potential security vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) or Systems Engineering concepts
  • Knowledge of embedded systems concepts
  • Department of Defense (DoD) 8570 IAT Level II certification preferred, e.g. Security+ CE
  • Secret clearance preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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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