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Security Engineer, Junior

Booz Allen

Nov 24

Security Engineer, Junior

Key Role:

Develops and implements security solutions in alignment with a security strategy. Maintains an awareness of market and technology trends in order to bring the best solutions to the client. Applies specific functional knowledge, and working and general industry knowledge. May develop or contribute to solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with some guidance, and may review or guide activities of more junior employees. This position is open to temporary remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Basic Qualifications:

• 4+ years of experience in security engineering in mid to large environments

• Knowledge of secure configuration management techniques, including Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), and cybersecurity best practices on cisecurity.org

• Knowledge of system design tools, methods, and techniques, including automated systems analysis and design tools

• Knowledge of Supply Chain Risk Management Practices, including NIST SP 800-161

• Knowledge of critical infrastructure systems with information communication technology that were designed without system security considerations

• Knowledge of network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles, including application of defense-in-depth

• Knowledge of network systems management principles, models, tools, and methods, including end-to-end systems performance monitoring

• Bachelor’s degree

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

• Security and risk management, asset security, security engineering, communications and network security, identity and access management, security assessment and testing, security operations, software development security, system security, network infrastructure, access control, cryptography, assessments and audits, and organizational security Certification

Additional Qualifications:

• Experience designing the integration of hardware and software solutions

• Experience in developing and applying security system access controls

• Knowledge of Information Theory, including source coding, channel coding, algorithm complexity theory, and data compression

• Knowledge of network protocols, including TCP/IP, Dynamic Host Configuration, Domain Name System (DNS), and directory services

• Knowledge of network design processes, including the understanding of security objectives, operational objectives, and trade-offs

• Ability to apply system design tools, methods, and techniques, including automated systems analysis and design tools

• Ability to apply network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles, including the application of defense-in-depth

​Vetting:

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

Compensation:

The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $85,000 to $95,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

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