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Cybersecurity Mission Specialist

Booz Allen

May 19

Cybersecurity Mission Specialist

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in the DoD? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to interpret current capabilities and translate into measurable test criteria to ensure mission needs are met makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution. 

As an engineer on our team, you’ll work with Booz Allen colleagues and the U.S. Space Force to develop and rapidly deploy the next generation of resilient Missile Warning (MW), Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (TISR), and Environmental Monitoring (EM) capabilities to deter attacks and provide critical information to our warfighters to defeat our enemies in battle.  Your customer will trust you to not only test, analyze, evaluate, validate, and verify these systems, but also identify areas requiring urgent mitigation up front and early to develop this system with advanced technology solutions.  Grow your skills by merging innovative engineering methodologies and cross-disciplinary coordination to create tomorrow’s solutions. Join our team and create the future of Remote Sensing in the Air Force. 

Empower change with us. 

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience with cyber operations and information security in a joint environment supporting space-related Major Defense Acquisition Programs 
  • Experience in managing organizational mission assurance or risk management planning, training, and exercise programs 
  • Experience providing technical and engineering support to the specification, design, transition, and implementation of Mission Defense Team (MDT) capabilities
  • Experience engineering resilient cybersecurity solutions and researching emerging cyber resilience strategies
  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework and its functionality
  • Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and associate contractor teammates to achieve program goals 
  • Secret clearance 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, IT, Information Assurance, or Information Security 
  • DoD-8570 IAM Level II baseline Certification 

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with on space-based remote sensing systems 
  • Experience with the Knowledge Management/Decision Support tool and Functional Capability Boards (FCB) 
  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01/02 
  • Knowledge of Joint Force systems, operations, cyber mission planning, and execution 
  • Knowledge of Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) 
  • TS/SCI clearance 
  • Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, Information Technology, Information Assurance, or Information Security 
  • CISSP, CISM, or PMP Certification


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

The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $75,000 to $85,000. 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. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

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.

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