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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Reston, Virginia

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Cyber Architect, LeadKey Role:Provide expertise in the engineering design, development, direction, and implementation of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities. Understand the fundamentals of layered defense and zero trust technologies and processes, and understand the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors, and methods of exploitation. Provide knowledge of computer network theory and understand IT standards and Cyber Security Tool's architectures, including the OSI model and the methods of exploiting those standards. Support technical work activities using experience with the utilization, configuration, and implementation of industry-standard cyber defense capabilities, including web content filters, email security capabilities, IDS, IPS, HBSS, SEIM, DNS security practices, advanced log analysis, network monitoring, network flow analysis, packet capture analysis, network proxies, firewalls, anti-virus capabilities, Linux and UNIX command line, and access control lists.Basic Qualifications:Experience with privileged and elevated access to Cybersecurity ToolsExperience with Linux or Windows ServerKnowledge of best practice cybersecurity and threat-based cybersecurity frameworks and the latest trendsTS/SCI clearance with a polygraph HS diploma or GED and 12+ years of experience with conducting or supporting cyber architect projects and activities, Associate’s degree and 10+ years of experience with conducting or supporting cyber architect projects and activities, or Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of experience with conducting or supporting cyber architect projects and activitiesDoD 8570.01-M IASAE Level III Certification, including CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP, or CCSPAbility to obtain a DoD 8570.01-M Cyber Security Service Provider - Infrastructure Support (CSSP-IS) Certification, including CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, CFR, Cloud+, or CND within 30 days of hireAdditional Qualifications:Experience with data classification standards, including controls in government environments and classified data handlingExperience with defining security requirements, security assessments, and security recommendations using industry standards as reference modelsKnowledge of Zero Trust principles, frameworks, and implementation strategiesKnowledge of Agile, ITSM, DevSecOps, and Change Management ProcessesKnowledge of IaC and CaC, CI and CD, AI and ML, and Secure Software Development Lifecycle conceptsPossession of excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skillsPossession of excellent verbal and written communication skillsForrester Zero Trust CertificationClearance:Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.Create Your Career: Grow With Us Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. A Place Where You Belong Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. Support Your Well-Being Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. Your Candidate Journey At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.CompensationAt Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $110,100.00 to $250,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.Work ModelOur people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.EEO CommitmentWe’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.SummaryLocation: Washington, DC; College Park, MD; Reston, VAType: Full time