Cybersecurity Engineer, Junior

The Challenge:

When our country’s Cybersecurity is on the line, simply reacting is not enough – we need a plan. That plan needs to protect our clients through strategic policy and technical solutions development. That’s why we need you, a Cybersecurity Engineer, with the skills to develop and implement security solutions in alignment with the strategies that determine our Cyber resilience.

As a Cybersecurity Engineer on our team, you’ll help review our client's current Cyber market and technology trends in order to bring best of breed solutions. You'll apply basic principles, theories, and concepts with limited industry knowledge in order to solve routine problems of limited scope and complexity. 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 technology environment. Join us as we protect our clients through strategic Cyber policy development and minimize risks with effective solutions.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • Experience with security principles, approaches, and technologies in academic or internship environments
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of general computer systems, information security software, and hardware components, network systems, databases, or information security safeguards
  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework
  • Knowledge of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Scheduled to obtain a BA or BS degree by Spring/Summer 2021

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience as an Operating System Administrator, Systems Engineer, Requirements Analyst, Information Systems Security Officer, Information Systems Security Engineer
  • Experience with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Ports, Protocols and Services Matrix, Vulnerability Remediation Asset Manager (VRAM), and Host Based Security System 
  • Ability to create tactics, techniques, procedures, white papers, standard operating procedures, workflows, system data flows and architectural diagrams, and RMF policies
  • Active Secret or higher clearance
  • Pursuing a BS degree in CS, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Network Engineering, Cybersecurity, or a related field preferred, pursuing an MS degree in CS, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Network Engineering, Cybersecurity, or a related field a plus
  • Ability to obtain a Security+, CISSP, CISA, or related Certifications 

We seek exceptional candidates from a variety of schools and programs. Individuals who are highly capable of developing insight and advice for our clients, but also highly motivated to work with our clients to help implement the solutions we develop.


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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