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Systems Security Engineer, Junior

Booz Allen

Apr 21

Systems Security Engineer, Junior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your experience in cybersecurity that will support our country and safeguard our nation? As a systems security & network security engineer, you can identify the tools needed to assess vulnerabilities and recommend the best solution and security strategy. We need your experience to develop and implement security solutions that will secure computing platforms for our mission clients.

On our team, you’ll collaborate to troubleshoot and analyze complex challenges for customers using your knowledge of cybersecurity. You'll expand your knowledge of technology and market trends to further research and develop security solutions. Using your experience in RMF and DevSecOps you’ll help assess security threats and implement infrastructure controls.

In this role, you’ll impact our nation by helping secure an evolving IT environment. With mentoring, challenging hands-on problem-solving, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers.

Work with us as we secure and protect our nation’s systems for the better.

What You’ll Work On:

  • Develop relationships quickly and easily with other teams, communicating the complexities of security with a wide variety of audiences, including senior management.
  • Implement infrastructure and cyber security controls, including enhanced detection and vulnerability capabilities and improved event correlation in large enterprises. 
  • Perform risk and vulnerability assessments in network, system, and application areas; leverage big data analytics and traditional security event types to identify advanced threats or indicators of compromise.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience with working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Experience in cybersecurity, including in an academic environment

  • Knowledge of networking concepts, including the OSI model

  • Knowledge of Linux distributions

  • Knowledge of DevSecOps

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS Diploma or GED

  • Ability to obtain IAT or IAM II certification within 60 days of hire

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with programming in C, C++, Bash, Python, or Java

  • Knowledge of current cyber threats

  • Knowledge of how to harden a system to prevent threats

  • Knowledge of virtual environments such as VMWare

  • Bachelor’s Degree


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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