Job Description

Aberdeen Proving Ground,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Systems Engineer and Architect, Senior

The Opportunity: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact for our soldiers? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution.  

As the systems engineer and architect on our team, you will provide Technical Oversight, System Architecture experience, lead the Analysis of Alternatives effort, as well as being responsible for key deliverables for the project. You will develop the overarching security strategy and apply this to system sub-components. You will also develop an in-depth understanding of the client’s product concept to anticipate potential security risks, identify areas of weakness, and specify and plan for the security solutions needed to mitigate potential security vulnerabilities and threats. Throughout the project you will maintain an awareness of advanced security techniques and technologies to bring best of breed solutions to the client. You will apply specific functional, working, and general industry knowledge to the project. Together with the rest of the team you will develop and contribute to solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Additionally, you will provide PM support and lead cross-functional teams, establish specific technical tasks, and review and guide activities of team members.

You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience working directly with clients to gather system and network information to help create and update cyber security solutions
  • 5+ years of experience with architecting or designing complex system solutions
  • Knowledge of Digital Engineering (DE)
  • Knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) or Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
  • Ability to develop alternative solutions to support large complex security solutions or security management systems
  • Ability to evaluate agency environments for security improvements
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Nice If You Have: 

  • 2+ years of experience with Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), NIST, NIAP, or Common Criteria security requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Experience with Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) security documentation tool
  • Experience working with the DoD or Army
  • Experience with Software Defined Radio (SDR) technologies and architectures, or with Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Experience with Sensor or Modular Open Systems Architectures (SOSA and MOSA)
  • Knowledge of zero-trust security architectures
  • Knowledge of NIST security controls, the Risk Management Framework (RMF), or security compliance
  • TS/SCI clearance 
  • CISM, CISSP, CASP, or GIAC-GSLC Certifications


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


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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 build 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. 


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

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