Cybersecurity Specialist

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 a cybersecurity specialist, 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.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience with enterprise cybersecurity risk, controls, assessments, and mitigation planning

  • Experience with the FAIR Risk Methodology

  • Experience developing and delivering senior C-suite level clients

  • Knowledge of various industry frameworks, including NIST CSF, 800-53, CMMC, and PCI

  • Ability to carry out cybersecurity strategies, risk strategies, assessment interviews, documentation reviews, and perform analysis across diverse levels of key stakeholders

  • Ability to develop strategy and materials to present to client stakeholders and leadership  

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Knowledge of threat modeling, kill chain analysis, risk optimization principles

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate with federal cyber and non-cyber audiences 

  • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity 

  • FAIR, CISSP, PMP, or Security+ Certification


Applicants selected may be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client. 

Build Your Career:

Consulting at Booz Allen means empowering you to provide your customers with the best support. With a consulting career at Booz Allen, you’ll have access to:

  • a large business consulting community
  • experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

We have opportunities that provide stability while offering variety, so you can find the right fit for your career — and your life. You’ll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical, 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 professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success. With contracts across the globe in multiple industries, no matter where you want to go with your consulting career, we have the path the takes you there.

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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