Cybersecurity Systems Administrator, Senior

The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be “baked in” to system architecture, but you actually know how to bake it in. You can identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surface. What if you could use your Cyber engineering skills to design and build secure systems for the DoD. We’re looking for an engineer who can help create solutions for the DoD that will stand up to even the most advanced Cyber threats.

As a Cyber Engineer on our project, you’ll develop Cyber solutionsYou’ll work with our team of experts to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer’s needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions. We need to come up with the best solution, so you’ll research new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. On our team, you’ll learn how to take a critical approach to network design, providing alternatives, and customizing solutions to maintain a balance of security and mission needs. This is a chance to learn from a team of experts as you make a difference in the security of the DoD. We help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices like identifying and accessing managementYou’ll be able to gain experience in the orchestration of security events while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure. Join our team as we improve out systems through Cybersecurity.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience with IT system administration or Cybersecurity
  • 3+ years of experience as a system administrator, including working to resolve user issues and ensuring tools are fully operational
  • Experience with supporting DoD clients
  • Top Secret clearance
  • BA or BS degree or 7 years of experience in a professional work environment with Cybersecurity in lieu of a degree
  • DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II Certification, including Security+ CE Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with UNIX or Linux systems
  • Experience with DoD policies, procedures, and protocols
  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Ability to implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II Certification, including Security+ CE Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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