University - Cybersecurity Consultant

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 support 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 support our clients and minimize risks with effective solutions.  This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site and working remotely. 

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, including 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 obtain a security clearance 
  • Scheduled to obtain a Bachelor's degree in Winter 2022 or Spring/Summer 2023 

Nice if You Have: 

  • Ability to leverage expertise in technical writing and presentations  
  • 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 embedded systems concepts 
  • Department of Defense (DoD) 8570 IAT Level II certification preferred, such as 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. 

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll develop your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us 

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.


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