IS Security Specialist

USA, DC, Washington (901 15th St NW)

Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen is a leading consulting firm that uses advanced technologies to solve the world’s toughest challenges in military, government, and business.

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IS Security Specialist

Key Role:

Play a pivotal role in our Data Loss Prevention (DLP) program for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Help with a variety of engineering efforts for DLP initiatives. Possess an understanding of cybersecurity, Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA), Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions, and a strong track record of cybersecurity engineering in complex environments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity engineering
  • Knowledge of DLP solutions and tools, including Trellix, Netskope CASB, Varonis, Imperva, Cisco Email Security Appliance, Microsoft AIP, Qradar, and Splunk
  • Knowledge of technical support for various tasks, including DLP Gap Analysis, Requirements Review, Technology Re-Alignment, Reporting, Operational Response Documentation, Policy and Governance Establishment, and Training within the Talent Management System
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to review DLP threats to assess security risks and provide support for mapping solutions to mitigate these risks
  • Ability to support the development of DLP use cases and requirements
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to build and measure solutions that align to use cases and requirements
  • Ability to refine policies associated with the ZTA Data Pillar, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to help to establish effective communication channels to support tagging initiatives, including training and awareness programs
  • Ability to participate in Agile ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Possession of excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math


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 $58,400.00 to $133,000.00 (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.

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: Agile Computer Science Governance QRadar Splunk

Perks/benefits: Career development Health care Medical leave

Region: North America
Country: United States
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