Mitigations Development and Implementation 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.

As the Mitigations Development and Implementation Lead, you will provide guidance to a team of security engineering subject matter experts with a comprehensive understanding of weapons and space systems’ cybersecurity. Your team will develop or evaluate mitigation plans and confirm the effectiveness of that plan to address identified vulnerabilities. Your team will also perform or witness the implementation of corrective actions and will validate and verify the effectiveness of those actions.

Join us. The world can’t wait!

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience with working in the U.S. Government Community and with cybersecurity programs
  • Experience with developing and implementing patches and mitigations to complex systems
  • Experience with developing solutions for one or more of the following: Identity and Access Management (IAM), operating system (Windows, Linux, RTOS) security, network security, software assurance, cryptography, avionics, Cross Domain Solutions (CDS).
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques associated with cyberspace threats, and offensive and defensive cyberspace operations
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Knowledge of security standards and information security and compliance frameworks, controls, and best practices, including SSAE 16, SOC 2 and SOC3, OWASP Top 10, SANS, NIST
  • Knowledge of the NIST Risk Management Framework, processes and best practices related to the management of information and technology risks
  • Ability to perform cyber analysis, design, and test of complex systems with knowledge and understanding of U.S. Government and DoD Cyber strategy
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • IAM Level I certification


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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