Host Based Security Systems Engineer, Mid

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in national security? 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 a systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to design Host Based Security Systems (HBSS) in support of an executive DoD client. Your technical expertise will be vital as you evaluate and modernize HBSS policies for network endpoints through the systems life cycle, test, implementation, and maintenance, as well as configure and maintain HBSS servers and dependent systems. You’ll develop your skills in integration and implementation of large and enterprise scale data communications network infrastructures, while gaining experience in DoD executive communications. Grow your skills by merging systems engineering and security to establish and implement standards for HBSS between hardware and software, according to client specifications and parameters. Join our team and help turn requirements into accomplishments that drive change.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with systems engineering or system administration 
  • Experience with configuring and maintaining multiple network baselines
  • Experience with standard HBSS modules, including McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO), McAfee Agent (MA), Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Policy Auditor (PA), VirusScan Enterprise (VSE), Rogue System Detection (RSD), Asset Baseline Monitor (ABM), or Asset Configuration Compliance Module (ACCM) 
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • HS diploma or GED and 11 years of experience with IT systems
  • IAT 2 Workforce 8570 Certification, including Security+

Nice If You Have:

  • BS degree in CS, Engineering, or a related technical preferred; MS degree in CS, Engineering, or a related technical field a plus


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

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

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.

Not ready to apply? Join our talent community and sign up for job alerts.