Information System Security Officer

The Opportunity: 

As a cyber mission specialist, you understand the value of hunt-forward operations, and you know that battles are won in the grey. At Booz Allen, you can use your cyberspace operations experience to create solutions that will be executed on a worldwide stage. We’re looking for an experienced cyber mission specialist like you to apply your knowledge of cyber threats, vulnerability management, system and application security, and compliance to impact our nation's security.

In this role, you’ll be counted on to understand complex information system and application architecture to evaluate potential weaknesses as well as the effectiveness of controls and mitigations.  You'll lead Cybersecurity, Compliance, System and Application Security of mission critical systems as the Information System Security Officer (ISSO). You'll work Information System Owners, Software Engineering teams and leverage your expertise to conduct vulnerability management, monitoring, compliance, and research and analysis to maintain and improve security posture of systems and applications.  You'll work with DevSecOps teams to engineer automation of security configuration and monitoring solutions for high velocity application development teams. If you want to be in the fight–working shoulder to shoulder with our Cybersecurity clients–influencing the most critical defensive cyber missions, this is the opportunity for you.

Join us. The world can’t wait.   

You Have:   

  • 5+ years of experience in Cybersecurity or Software Engineering

  • 3+ years of experience in Risk Management Framework such as NIST SP 800-53

  • 3+ years of experience in Application Security and Vulnerabilty Management such as SAST, DAST, and CVE

  • Experience with Continuous Monitoring, Plan of Actions & Milestone (POA&M) Management, and System Security Plans (SSP)

  • Experience with Windows Server

  • Experience with STIGs

  • Experience in programming and scripting languages such as Python, Powershell, C#, or Java

  • Knowledge of web technologies, networking, application and information system architecture

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree


Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with eMASS

  • Experience with Cloud & Cloud Security such as AWS or Azure

  • Experience with web-application penetration testing or red/blue teams

  • Experience with CI/CD Security Gates and DevSecOps pipelines

  • Experience with deployment and operations of security tools such as Elastic, Splunk, or Wazuh



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.

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 $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (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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