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Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Cybersecurity Tester, Senior

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. - McLean, VA

Job Number: R0017791

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Cybersecurity Tester, Senior Key Role:

Serve as a lead technical security tester working in a dynamic client environment, responsible for managing teams of approximately 2 to 3 testers. Conduct compliance and vulnerability assessments on a broad range of systems, including mainframe, UNIX, Windows, networking, databases, virtual environments, applications, and Web servers. Use both manual and automated methodologies to identify, assess, and report security risks, prioritize findings based on risk, and document detailed corrective and remediation plans or actions. Communicate threat, vulnerabilities, and risk information clearly to stakeholders in executive management positions and recommend solutions for client technical and security challenges. Provide client outreach and education on Cybersecurity requirements through oral and written communication formats. Develop, enhance, and implement risk management strategies to support Cybersecurity programs and engage with 250 stakeholder partners to design and implement a holistic risk management strategy. Operate in a fast-paced environment using leadership expertise and provide thoughtful ideas on process improvements and enhancements. This position is available for remote delivery and is located in the Washington, DC area.

Basic Qualifications:

-5 years of experience with IT audits, including conducting technical security compliance tests and vulnerability assessments

-3 years of experience with developing or implementing risk management strategies

-2 years of experience in a lead role

-Knowledge of NIST SP 800 series and testing NIST SP 800-53 security controls

-Ability to present IT security risk to business and technical executive management effectively

-Ability to be detail oriented and organized and plan and prioritize multiple tasks

-Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplined, dynamic team

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with conducting Nessus compliance scans

-Experience with data analytics and risk modeling

-Knowledge of Cybersecurity threats and techniques used by adversaries

-Possession of excellent analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BA or BS degree in Cybersecurity, IT, or Computer Engineering preferred

-CISSP Certification preferred


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

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Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.


Cybersecurity Tester, Senior Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. - McLean, VA, United States


Location: McLean, VA

Company Profile:
Booz Allen leverages its past to help clients prepare for the future. Our legacy in management consulting enables us to see, hear, and innovate on behalf of our clients in ways our competitors cannot. Each day, we look beyond the requirements of a single client engagement to address the broader context of our client’s mission and business goals.