Software Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to the development of powerhouse systems that will put this country on the leading edge of national defense? You know a good system is more than just a nice-looking interface and data, you need the right combination of clean, safe, and secure code, APIs, analytics, and infrastructure to help your team build a solid solution meant to last decades into the future. As a software engineer, you’ll contribute your skills and help solve problems with end-to-end assessments of agile environment developed solutions.

As a software engineer on our team, you’ll work with subject matter experts, developers, and fellow engineers to overcome our government customer’s most difficult challenges using the latest architectural approaches. You’ll use your passion to learn new tools and techniques, while helping to identify and implement system improvements. Using Agile Software development principles, you’ll guide development of safe, secure, and effective weapon system architectures. You’ll analyze the needs and the environment to ensure the solution weapon system contractors develop considers current architecture, operating environments, and safety and surety for the system, for current and future functionality and enhancements. This role does not include design work and doesn’t require coding.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience with engineering design, development, or evaluation

  • 5+ years of experience designing, modifying, developing, writing and implementing software programming applications using agile methods

  • 5+ years of experience with embedded software languages and products

  • 5+ years of experience designing, developing, implementing and supporting embedded software that supports hardware functionality on a wide range of devices, and optimizing code based on the platform being used

  • Experience creating solutions to complex problems within a collaborative team environment

  • Experience with verification and validation

  • Experience in requirement traceability

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree or 8+ years of experience in software engineering in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with embedded programming and scripting languages, such as Java, JavaScript, C/C++, or Python

  • Experience with software architecture and Design, UML, and SysML

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering

  • Experience with DoD acquisition processes

  • Possession of strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Master’s degree


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.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have access to:

  • experts in virtually every field

  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site boot camps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.


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 $93,400.00 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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