Network Engineer, Lead

The Opportunity: 

A well-designed network is critical to move data and enable our clients 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 equipment and software, requires a combination of technical skill and careful planning. That’s why we need you, a seasoned network engineer who knows how to develop the exact network the intelligence community needs. 

As a network engineer on our team, you’ll use your experience in building multiuser computer networks to support the nation’s defense and respond to evolving adversaries. You’ll analyze current working infrastructures in support of ensuring adherence to the customer's accreditation process will help increase security, reliability, and availability for mission-critical network systems.  

You’ll apply your expertise in leading network design and architecture. while maintaining networks to provide system operability, develop scope, schedules, and cost estimates as you guide our team of problem-solvers to help our clients evolve and deploy new capabilities and technologies.

Your knowledge of network protocols and emerging technology will come in handy as you optimize client operations and modernization. Using your experience in analyzing, evaluating, designing, and recommending network cabling infrastructure architecture will allow you to serve as a trusted advisor to clients on mission-critical projects. Using your technical curiosity and knowledge of industry standards, you’ll make an impact on national security missions.  

Advance your career with us as we help us strengthen customer's cyber posture to protect our nation's cyber posture.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience with network emulation in virtual settings 
  • 5+ years of experience with network security 
  • 5+ years of experience with administering networks with diverse operating systems 
  • 5+ years of experience with network orchestration and automation
  • 5+ years of experience with installing network hardware and software
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in CS

Nice If You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience as a Cisco Network Architect
  • 8+ years of experience with Linux
  • 8+ years of experience with Windows
  • 5+ years of experience with network monitoring and network taps


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.  

8 years 


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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