Cyber Effects Tasking Lab Team Lead

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to see big picture and make a profound impact on the security of Defense critical systems? This is your chance to identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surface, supporting our Defense clients in the analysis, engineering, planning, and strategy development related to a threat, analysis, and architecture. You will play a lead role in transforming Cybersecurity in Defense systems. Join our team and help to turn requirements into accomplishments that drive change.

You’ll lead a team that will perform Proof of Concept (POC) tests of potential cyber vulnerabilities in a lab environment through the exercising of cyber effects. The purpose of lab testing is to simulate or approximate operation of a weapon system or subcomponent to demonstrate that cyber effects work and produce expected results. Reverse engineers will dissect the system to implement cyber effects that will achieve the desired mission effects. Your team will test the developed cyber effects on the emulated lab to validate the exploited vulnerability, and to prove that the developed cyber effect demonstrates the adversarial expected mission effect. The final test of the verified vulnerabilities can also be used to validate the cyber and mission effects against an organization’s Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs). 

Join us. The world can’t wait!

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience working as a cyber test engineer

  • Experience with Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E)

  • Experience with lab and SCIF accreditation and maintenance

  • Experience with Mission-Based Test Design, Mission Based Test Plan, or Operational Testing

  • Experience with data analysis and reporting

  • Knowledge of network vulnerability assessments, Web application security testing, network penetration testing, red teaming, security operations, or hunt

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Cybersecurity T&E, Tableau, Data Analytics, and Big Data

  • Experience with Defense Acquisition System

  • Experience with security assessment tools, including Nessus, Acunetix, Metasploit, Burp Suite Pro, Cobalt Strike, or Covenant

  • Ability to convey results clearly in formal technical reports


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

Build Your Career: 

At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and intelligence. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want. 

  • Challenging projects – Whether training analysts on military equipment through VR technology; developing a simulation capability to allow teams to rehearse missions together; or integrating RFID tags into mobile devices to enable data access within a geo parameter, you’ll get to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. 

  • Meaningful work – Use your skills to empower change. Your work will keep citizens and warfighters safe and well both at home and abroad 

  • State-of-the-art technology – Broaden your intelligence capabilities with digital forensics, telematics, precision navigation, secure mobile operations, and advanced analytics 

  • New skills – In-house experts and partnerships with tech leaders, like Nvidia and Splunk, mean you can get practical experience with advanced GPU technologies, cyber security, and data science 

  • Room to grow – You’ll be inspired to grow your career while making your ideas a reality thanks to new opportunities across the U.S. and abroad, encouraging mentors, and collaborative colleagues

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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