Security Architecture Leader

Key Role:

Provide leadership, delivery, and direction to a growing team of Cyber security professionals making an impact on the firm’s growth across multiple verticals. Develop and lead the execution of Cyber capabilities and solutions to address the issues that most concern financial services, energy, high–tech manufacturing, retail, health, and transportation industries. Craft and deploy a Cyber security architecture capability set, addressing the security of critical digital assets and infrastructures within each of these verticals. Support the capture and execution of Cyber security engagements across Booz Allen’s commercial verticals and build and leverage relationships in each market to advance the firm’s business objectives. Apply Booz Allen’s Cyber capabilities and solutions to address the client’s strategic, risk management, and regulatory requirements and build long-term strategies to ensure critical digital assets are secure. Work actively to enhance the diversity and knowledge across the verticals that will be addressed and play a lead role in attracting, developing, and retaining Cyber security talent. Apply deep understanding of enterprise and cloud infrastructure technologies.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 12+ years of experience in enterprise estate engineering, operations, or management

  • 10+ years of experience with cyber security, Infrastructure, and enterprise information technology

  • 8+ years of experience in Security Architecture or Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience working across either Financial Services, Health or Life Science, or Manufacturing

  • Experience creating reference architectures across multiple infrastructure arrays

  • Knowledge of security frameworks that inform risk and design considerations

  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience working with Cloud Service Providers, including AWS, GCP, and Azure

  • 1+ years of experience in consulting, including defining, establishing, and leading business development and solution delivery with commercial clients in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA), Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) or Secure Service Edge (SSE), and Software Defined Networking technologies, such as NSX, SDWAN, ACI, Illumio, and SDDC

  • Ability to leverage client relationships at senior levels within the market across key stakeholders


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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 $134,600.00 to $250,000.00 (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
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  • 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.

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