AppSec Engineer, Mid

The Opportunity:

Our Commercial Application Security team needs an engineer for our open role which requires a specific mix of development, engineering, and communication skills. As an AppSec engineer, you will help our clients shift their security practices to the left, enabling visibility and security through all stages of the application process. You will help us define, implement, and review application security practices and tooling across some of the world's largest commercial companies while fighting against an ever-evolving threat landscape.

At Booz Allen, you’ll streamline and secure the software development lifecycle, from requirements to monitoring in production. You’ll incorporate open-source tools, automation, and cloud resources to cut down on tedious tasks and free up the team’s developers to do what they do best—create and create securely. You’ll work with the team to assess and review security practices and ensure that development teams are following the latest industry guidance. This is an opportunity to hone your skills in the latest automation, infrastructure, and cloud-based development while securing the applications of critical global clients. Use your experience with application security on a team that works together to make secure complex software solutions. Work with us as we develop tools to transform the future. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • Experience in the development of tools and processes to drive DevSecOps maturity by automating builds, testing, monitoring, and pushing releases across environments

  • Experience with programming in Java or Python

  • Experience developing enterprise cloud-native solutions and hosting applications on commercial cloud providers

  • Experience working with application development teams across the software development lifecycle and creating solutions to complex problems within a collaborative team environment

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of experience in a professional work environment in lieu of degree

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with containerization and container orchestration platforms and tools

  • Experience with tools like CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, Chef, or Puppet

  • Experience with cloud solutions or providers like AWS or Azure

  • Experience with triaging and resolving security issues related to both open-source and commercial tools in public cloud environments

  • Experience with creating and improving continuous automation across multiple technical stacks

  • Experience in automating CI/CD pipelines with tools such as Jenkins or GitLab

  • Knowledge of OWASP Top 10 and other industry standard vulnerability solutions


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. 

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: $72,800 - $150,200 (annualized USD)

New York (including New York City): $76,900 - $180,300 (annualized USD)

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 develop 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.

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