Palo Alto Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

A well-designed network is critical to move data and enable the US government to achieve their mission, but how can an organization make sure their network will fit their current and evolving needs? Crafting the right network, with the right equipment and software, requires a combination of technical skill and careful planning. That’s why we need you, a network engineer who knows how to craft the exact network DoD needs.

As a network engineer on our team, you’ll consult for the DoD as they work on a reliable network to support DoD critical missions. You’ll lead a team assisting clients with learning the strategic goals and operational needs that shape the network requirements. You’ll then lead the planning of acquisition, installation, configuration, and maintenance of the network and security components. From resolving interoperability issues across platforms, to supporting the acquisition of hardware, you’ll put your hardware and software talents to good use. This is your chance to support your team with growing their knowledge base with in depth network security expertise while broadening the scope of your network engineering work. Join us as we help protect DoD critical missions.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 15+ years of experience in a professional work environment
  • 5+ years of experience with designing, configuring, or maintaining Palo Alto network and security solutions for the DoD or IC
  • Experience with developing and deploying BGP routing solutions using Palo Alto
  • Ability to analyze requirements, design, implement, and operate highly available and scalable network and security solutions using Palo Alto
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Ability to obtain IAT II Certification within 90 days of hire

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with architecture modernization in the DoD or IC
  • Experience with cloud infrastructures and deployments
  • Ability to create business cases to evaluate the financial impacts of alternatives or operations
  • Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field
  • Palo Alto PCNSE or PCNSA Certification
  • IAT III 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 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 that directly impact your role? You may be able to 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.


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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 $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (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.

EEO Commitment

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