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Mobile Application Security Engineer

Booz Allen

Apr 29

Mobile Application Security Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking to build your problem-solving prowess in a rapidly evolving systems security research and engineering environment? You’re eager to learn how embedded application developers, reverse engineers, and vulnerability analysts all play key roles in the capability development life cycle. As a Mobile Application Security Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to use skills in mobile operating system security, mobile application pen testing, and networking protocols to support our government clients. We’re looking for someone like you to have a direct impact on the nation’s security.

On our team, you’ll be involved in the full life cycle of mobile application security and solution design. Working on an agile team of experts, you’ll perform reverse engineering and vulnerability analysis of diverse software problems. You’ll inform operational parameters for complex systems and leverage automation and machine learning to influence the delivery of your work. You’ll determine what the art of the possible is – what can be done – and then you’ll bring it to life for your clients. Are you ready to help us combat the most advanced adversaries? This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 2+ years of experience with iOS and Android mobile device operating systems

  • Knowledge of static and dynamic mobile app security analysis concepts

  • Knowledge of protocol and network analysis using mitmproxy and Wireshark

  • Knowledge of common mobile application vulnerabilities and mobile threats

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with developing iOS and Android mobile applications

  • Knowledge of common mobile application authentication and encryption methods, including OAuth and PKI

  • Knowledge of reverse engineering Android DEX files and Apple’s Mach-O files

  • Knowledge of OWASP Mobile Top 10 and Mobile Security Testing Guide (MSTG)

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Secret clearance

  • Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), SANS Mobile Device Security, or Ethical Hacking Certification

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is 85,000 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/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 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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