Cyber Security Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your experience in Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps) that will support our country’s warfighters? As a cyber security engineer, you can identify the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to assess vulnerabilities and recommend the best solution and security strategy. We need your experience to develop and implement security solutions that will protect the military’s software and systems.

On our team, you’ll troubleshoot and analyze complex challenges for customers using your knowledge of Test Strategies, Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), Security Requirements Guides (SRG), Nessus, static code analysis tools, and novel custom testing procedures. You’ll use your curiosity for technology and market trends to further research and develop security solutions. Using your experience in Microsoft systems, Cisco, Juniper, Unix systems, relational and non-relational databases, Software Defined Radios (SDR) and various programming languages, you’ll help assess security threats, implement security controls, and update supporting infrastructure.

In this role, you’ll closely impact the Joint Service’s tactical systems by accelerating the identification and implementation of necessary system changes by working in lock step with the development teams. With mentoring, challenging hands-on problem-solving, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers.

Work with us as we secure and protect the Joint Service’s portfolio of systems for the better.

What You’ll Work On:

  • Develop relationships quickly and easily with other teams, communicating the complexities of security with a wide variety of audiences, including senior management.

  • Implement infrastructure and cyber security controls, including enhanced detection and vulnerability capabilities and consult with software system development teams.

  • Perform risk and vulnerability assessments in network, system, and application areas; leverage big data analytics and traditional security event types to identify advanced threats or indicators of compromise.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience working in a matrix product team environment

  • 3+ years of experience as an Information Systems Security Office (ISSO) or Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)

  • 3+ years of experience with performing risk and vulnerability assessments for Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • 3+ years of experience with eMASS or Xacta

  • 2+ years of experience auditing or implementing cybersecurity in accordance with DoDI 8500.01, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and cyber security solutions

  • 2+ years of experience developing, managing, and reporting on a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

  • IAT Level II Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with working as a COMSEC user

  • Experience with Software Defined Radios (SDR)

  • Experience with KG-175N

  • Knowledge of TRANSEC crypto modernization

  • Ability to build relationships quickly and easily with other teams

  • Ability to communicate abstract and complex concepts to others

  • Top Secret clearance

  • IAT III Certification

  • Navy Qualified Validator Certification or equivalent certification for Marine Corps or Army


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:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech 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 courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

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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