Cybersecurity Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Support cybersecurity missions by preparing client systems for assessment and authorization. Leverage subject matter expertise in various cybersecurity areas including the risk management framework and performing security assessment and compliance activities using assessment tools, procedures, and security technical implementation guides. Conduct testing and analysis to identify vulnerabilities and potential threat vectors into systems and networks, develop exploits, and engineer attack methodologies. Develop or contribute to solutions on a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Consult headquarters-level decision makers on the technical implementation of solutions for promoting the sustainment of cybersecurity across multiple technology areas. Prepare client systems for assessment by running Security Test Procedures, the Security Content Automation Protocol Compliance Checker, and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution scans. Work independently with some guidance and review or guide activities of junior employees. This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site and working remotely.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with providing information assurance, cyber engineering, or operational cyber support, including supporting information operations, cyber operations, system administration, and systems security

  • Experience with a DoD assessment and authorization program, including developing or analyzing security test and evaluation reports

  • Experience with evaluating cyber compliance of a system against Risk Management Framework and DoD Cybersecurity policies

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working with the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service

  • Experience with analyzing and executing test plans and procedures, including penetration testing

  • Experience with developing or analyzing technical documentation

  • Knowledge of Linux distributions, including Red Hat, CentOS, and Kali Linux

  • Knowledge of regulations, including DoD 8500.02, DoD 8510, NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-53 or 53A, NIST SP 800-30, or CNSSI 1253

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Master's degree

  • DoD 8570 IAM III or IAT III Certification

  • Red Hat CSA or GPEN 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.


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Salary for this position is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, location, the candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies and experience, as well as contract specific affordability and organizational requirements. The proposed salary range for this position is outlined below.

Colorado: $91,400 - $187,00 (annualized USD)

New York (including New York City): $96,200 - $223,200 (annualized USD)

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