Cloud Security Engineer

at Booz Allen Hamilton
Published February 7, 2024
Location Annapolis Junction, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Cloud Security EngineerThe Opportunity:Everyone is trying to “harness the cloud,” but not everyone knows how to secure it. As a cloud security architect, you know how to assess and implement requirements that ensure the safety of information systems and protect them against intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. What if you could use your advanced cloud security skills to improve cybersecurity? We need you to guide the development of cloud-based security architectures for some of the Nation's most critical systems.As a cloud security architect on our team, you’ll define, communicate, and implement security architecture to support mission-critical operations. You’ll recommend tools and capabilities based on your research of the current environment and knowledge of various on-premise, cloud-based, and hybrid resources to address the risk management framework (RMF). Your technical expertise will be vital as you work with customer and migration teams to ensure standards are met with information assurance and security requirements.This is an opportunity to use the latest cloud technologies as you look for ways to secure your customer’s environment. You’ll continue to strengthen your expertise in Kubernetes, Prisma Cloud Compute, Trivy, Anchor, and others while mentoring tomorrow’s cloud security experts.Help us transform and secure the Nation's infrastructurewith cloud technology.Join us. The world can’t wait.You Have:Experience with designing and configuring security configurations and policies for Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft AzureExperience with Kubernetes, including distributions, such as Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), or VMWare TanzuExperience with container security tools, including Twistlock and Prisma Cloud Compute, Trivy, or AnchorExperience with deploying and maintaining applications, appliances, or machines aligned to DoD Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG) and Security Requirements Guides (SRG)Experience with writing playbooks and scripts for automation tools, including Terraform, Ansible, or Puppet for Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Configuration as Code (CaC)Secret clearanceHS diploma or GEDNice If You Have:Experience with using, managing, and securing continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline solutions, including GitLab or GitHubExperience with designing, configuring, and maintaining security for Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud or Microsoft Azure for GovernmentExperience with scripting in Bash or PythonKnowledge of cybersecurity concepts, including threats, vulnerabilities, security operations, encryption, boundary defense, auditing, authentication, and supply chain risk managementBachelor’s degreeDoD8570 IAT II Compliance Certification, including Security+, CCNA Security, or GSECClearance:Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.Create Your Career:Grow With UsYour 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 BelongDiverse 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 develop your community in no time.Support Your Well-BeingOur 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 JourneyAt 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 $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (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: Annapolis Junction, MDType: Full time

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