Job Description

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Cyber Security Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity:

As a cyber professional, you know that understanding adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures is vital to producing the intel that enables the success of our client's mission. At Booz Allen, you can apply your skills and broad knowledge to inform strategies and mitigate the most pressing vulnerabilities. Here, you aren’t just deciphering reports. You’re telling the story to inform our nation's most far-reaching cyber security decisions. 

As a cyber security engineer on our team, you’ll use your experience to work with the DoD to discover their cyber risks, understand policies, and develop a mitigation plan. You’ll review technical, environmental, and personnel details from SMEs and engineers to assess the entire threat landscape. Then, you’ll guide your client through a plan of action with presentations, white papers, and milestones. 

You will provide security requirements for the project, understand QR Cards functionality and interfaces, be aware of client issues, concerns, and risks, and understand the Assessment and Authorization standardization requirements for the project. You will also work with stakeholders to understand Quantum Resistant (QR) and Software Defined Radio (SDR) Cards functionality and interfaces, current design issues, or Cryptographic cards requirements and technologies.

Booz Allen is committed to creating an environment where you can expand your cyber career through mentoring, the opportunity to leverage new resources, and the ability to gain in-demand certifications to sharpen your skill set. With opportunities supporting both the private and public sectors across multiple geographies, your career is only limited by your own appetite for exploration. 

Work with us to secure our systems, networks, and crucial infrastructures. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 4+ years of experience with security tools, hardware and software security implementation, protocols, and encryption techniques or tools
  • 4+ years of experience with the design, development, or review of systems cybersecurity design artifacts, including Concepts of Operations (CONOPs), requirements analysis, interface design, system architecture development, or system performance analysis
  • 3+ years of experience working with Army, DoD, NIST, or NIAP and Common Criteria security requirements
  • Experience with managing Information Assurance or Cyber Security operations, development, or assessments
  • Experience with reviewing and updating documentation, including diagrams in support of validation, certification, or accreditation
  • Experience with RMF or NIST assessment and evaluation processes and requirements
  • Knowledge of Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), or Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) roles and responsibilities
  • Ability to analyze and communicate complex technical challenges to both technical and non-technical clients and stakeholders
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with NIST direct security support
  • Experience with approval registrations, certifications, processes, and requirements
  • Experience with security processing architectures and security-relevant components, including SDR cards, crypto engines and modules, or Data at Rest (D@R) solutions, TEMPEST or QUADRANT, including anti-tamper protections
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), CISM, CISSP, GIAC-GSLC, or CASP Certification
  • DoDI 8570 Level II certification


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. 
Create Your Career:

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

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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