Cybersecurity Engineer

  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • McLean, VA, USA
  • Mar 26, 2020
Full time   Network Security Admin/Operations

Job Description

Cybersecurity Engineer
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 Intelligence Community. We're looking for an engineer who can create solutions for the Intelligence Communitythat will stand up to even the most advanced cyber threats.

As a cybersecurity engineer on our project, you'll implement security controls through the Risk Management Framework Service. You'll coordinate work with developers and engineers to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer's IT 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 investigate new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. You'll lead the team through a critical approach to network design, providing alternatives and customizing solutions, to maintain a balance of security and resiliencyneeds. This is a chance to make a difference in the security of Intelligence Support. Your technical expertise will be vital as you help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices like identity and access management, risk management, and software and network integrity. You'll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like cloud-based securitywhile building peace of mind in critical infrastructure. Join our team, as we improve the safety, integrity, and fidelity of data processing and collection through cybersecurity.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience with Cybersecurity or IT

-3+ years of experience with applying information assurance (IA) frameworks

-Experience with documentation or technical writing

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree or 7+ years of experience with Cybersecurity or technology

Nice if you Have:

-Experience with IA frameworks, including NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-37, and ICD 503 for IT system development or assessments

-Experience with analyzing IA policies and procedures, including access control, incident response, contingency planning, and configuration or change management

-Experience with administering, operating, or interpreting and analyzing the results of vulnerability or configuration scans via Tenable Nessus, Retina, Nexpose, or WebInspect

-Experience with automated assessment and authorization tools, including Telos Xacta and eMASS

-Experience with requirements management

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills to brief senior client leadership

-BA or BS degree

-CISSP, Security+, CISA, or a related Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph 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 the 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.

#LI-AH1, CJ1

Security Clearance

Top Secret