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Network Exploitation Professional

Booz Allen

Apr 18

Network Exploitation Professional

The Challenge:

Do you enjoy the thrill of the hunt? Are you motivated by the head-to-head challenge of gaining access to well-protected networks? As a network exploitation professional, you know that understanding the adversaries’ tactics, techniques, and procedures are crucial to producing the intel that enables the success of mission owners. At Booz Allen, you can apply your vulnerability analysis, network mapping, exploitation, defensive, and IT logging process experience to execute offensive cyber operations that inform our nation’s most critical security missions.

On our team, you’ll be trusted to probe targets using the latest network-based analysis tools like Splunk, NetWitness, FireEye, SolarWinds, and MITRE ATT&CK Framework. Using your innate curiosity and technical expertise, you’ll use available information to select attack vectors and match attack vectors to tools, capabilities, and mission intent. You’ll guide government and law enforcement agencies by leveraging SIGINT and forensic-based tools, including Encase, Carbon Black, and ArcGIS, to gain access and perform actions on the targeted network as required.

In this role, you’ll mentor a team as it uncovers previously unknown and emerging adversary capabilities by using client proprietary and open-source tools. With opportunities to share both your technology base and tool knowledge, you’ll guide a growing team committed to developing creative solutions for our classified customers.

Safeguard the future with us and develop offensive cyber operations that are essential to providing national security for today and tomorrow.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience with the engineering, design, and maintenance of Industrial Control Systems (ICS)

  • Experience in SCADA, PLC, and HMI system development with software packages from large commercial vendors

  • Experience with distributed hardware, software, and network communication elements used to control and monitor electrical and mechanical equipment

  • Experience with Computer Automated Design (CAD) software, including AutoCAD

  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems, including automation peripherals, such as air and water flow meters, pressure transducers, temperature transmitters, and variable frequency drives

  • Knowledge of computer networks and communications protocols commonly used in ICS, including CP/IP, MODBUS, and BACnet

  • Knowledge of codes and standards pertaining to mechanical and SCADA design, including NFPA 70, NFPA 70E, and UL 508

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in EE or CS

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with developing software using C and C++ for Windows, Linux, or embedded platforms

  • Experience with PCB design, layout, and fabrication

  • Knowledge of the administration of IT systems, including Windows computers, networking devices, and firewalls

  • Master's degree in EE or CS


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

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.