Cybersecurity Assessor, Senior

The Challenge:

Warnings about cyber threats are everywhere and the constantly evolving nature of these threats can make understanding them to seem overwhelming to all organizations across different industries. In all of this “cyber noise”, how can these organizations understand their risks and how to mitigate them? The answer is you – an information security risk specialist who will break down complex threats into manageable plans of action.

As an information security risk specialist on our team, you’ll use your experience to work with diverse organizations to discover their cyber risks, understand applicable policies, and analyze a mitigation plan. You’ll review technical, environmental, and personnel details from organizations to assess the entire threat landscape. Then, you’ll guide your client through a plan of action with presentations, white papers, and milestones. You’ll work with your client to translate security concepts, so they can make the best decisions to secure their environment. This is your opportunity to act as an information security subject matter expert while broadening your skills in various emerging concepts and technologies, including Zero Trust, 5g, Cyber Defense, and Quantum technologies. Join us as we help advance our client's security posture. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience with security program assessments, risk assessments, compliance assessments, mitigation planning
  • Knowledge of various industry frameworks, including NIST CSF, 800-53, CMMC, and PCI
  • Ability to carry out assessment interviews, documentation review, and perform analysis across diverse levels of key stakeholders
  • Ability to develop strategy and materials to present to client stakeholders and leadership
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with cybersecurity strategy development, control design, control implementation, control management, audit and compliance
  • Knowledge of threat modeling, kill chain analysis, risk optimization principles
  • Bachelors in Cybersecurity or technology related degree
  • CISSP, PMP, or Security+ Certification

Compensation:

The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $100,000 to $120,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits.

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 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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