Job Description

Remote Work:
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ISSM Network Engineer

The Opportunity: 

A well-designed network is critical to move data and enable organizations to achieve their missions, but how can an organization make sure their network will fit their current and evolving needs? Crafting the right network, with the right security equipment and software, requires a combination of technical skill and careful planning. That’s why we need you, a seasoned network engineer and ISSM who knows how to develop and protect the exact network our client needs. 

Work as a dynamic, highly motivated, and well-organized individual and leverage expertise in administering US government security procedures to serve as an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) within Booz Allen Hamilton. Serve as an ISSM for classified computers in the intelligence community (IC) computing environments. Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies. Provide assessment and authorization of computer networks using government standards and data contamination management, including coordinating clean-up efforts and reporting requirements and ensuring auditing requirements are completed. Work with system administrators to ensure all systems security procedures are being followed and audit files are being maintained and reviewed in accordance with multiple client requirements. Make sound decisions, take independent action, analyze problems, provide focused solutions, and communicate information effectively to various audiences through verbal and written communications. Interact with internal and external clients or government security officials to perform security duties, address routine information security matters with employees regarding issues, and perform report preparation, system security access briefings, and other duties, as required.

As a network engineer (ISSM) on our team, you’ll use your experience in network design and architecture, assessment and authorization (A&A), Plan of Action and Milestones (POAMs), and other network security undertakings to support the nation’s defense and respond to evolving adversaries. You’ll lead and implement the A&A process under the RMF, lead and engineer security technology insertion into network, review assessment reports and identify security risks, support the development or modification of System Security Plans (SSPs), assist projects in determining security requirements, provide security review and approve changes to accredited systems, work with CIRT to resolve cyber incidents and increase security, reliability, and availability for mission-critical network systems.  

Advance your career with us as we help to continue to grow our client's capabilities while also protecting our country's assets. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 6+ years of experience as ISSM or ISSO

  • Experience with auditing and security functions

  • Experience with assessment and authorization requirements

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Ability to work in a team environment


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.

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 $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.

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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