Satellite Control Vulnerability Network Engineer

USA, CA, Vandenberg AFB (1521 Utah Ave)

Full Time Clearance required USD 84K - 193K

Booz Allen Hamilton

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Satellite Control Vulnerability Network Engineer

The Opportunity: 

If you want to be in the fight, work shoulder to shoulder with our internal and external stakeholders and influence a critical space mission, this is the opportunity for you. This position will empower you to leverage your research and analysis talents to advise and inform operators and senior leadership on dynamic adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures.

As a Cybersecurity Analyst and Engineer on our project, you’ll coordinate with the client, system owners, program management office, and system developers to collect and verify information assurance (IA) artifacts, policies, and procedures. You’ll work with client teams to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate the client’s needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions. Additionally, you’ll investigate new techniques, breaking free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. You can identify ways to harden systems and help reduce the attack surface.

As a team, we’ll take a critical approach to network design, providing alternatives and customizing solutions to maintain a balance of security and risk mitigation needs. This is a chance to learn from a team of experts as you make a difference in the security of systems and applications. Your contributions will help the clients overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices like shaping and prioritizing defensive cyber operations and risk mitigation activities. 

You’ll be able to gain experience in DoD, USAF, USSF, and analyze client Cybersecurity posture while building peace of mind in critical infrastructure.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:   

  • 3+ years of experience with developing and presenting technical information and presentations to non-technical audiences and clients 
  • Experience with multiple operating systems, information security software and hardware components, network systems, databases, or information security safeguards
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Power Query, SharePoint, Power Point, and Power BI
  • Knowledge of DoD security technical implementation guides (STIGs), checklists, and DoD testing tools, including ACAS scanning tool, Gold Disk, Security Readiness Review Scripts (SRRs), and SCAP
  • Knowledge of DoD and intelligence community IA and security laws, regulations, and policies, including mandates 
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks, including Risk Management Framework (RMF), and Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) 
  • Ability to communicate technical details to various levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering 
  •   DoD 8570-Compliant Certification, IAT Level II or III such as Security+

Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience working on major DoD programs
  • Experience with providing technical guidance and cybersecurity expertise to internal and external stakeholders 
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering 
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • ​ DoD 8570-Compliant Certification, IAM Level III such as CISSP


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 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.


At 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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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 Model
Our 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 Commitment

We’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.

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Tags: ACAS Business Intelligence CISSP Clearance Computer Science DCO DoD DoDD 8570 eMASS IAM Risk management RMF SCAP SharePoint STIGs TS/SCI

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Equity / stock options Flex hours Health care Medical leave Parental leave Team events Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States

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