Cybersecurity Hardware Specialist, Mid

USA, CO, Colorado Springs (745 Space Center Dr)

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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Cybersecurity Hardware Specialist, Mid

The Opportunity:  

As a Cyber Mission Specialist with a focus on hardware, you understand the value of hunt-forward operations, and you know that battles are won in the grey. At Booz Allen, you can use your cyberspace operations experience to create solutions that will be executed on a worldwide stage. We’re looking for a cyber mission specialist like you to apply your experience with network endpoint security tools, JOPES, cyber threat info, developing operations plans, cyber threat signatures, and monitoring tools to impact our nation’s defense.    

You’ll work with Booz Allen colleagues and the U.S. Space Force to develop and rapidly deploy the next generation of resilient Missile Warning (MW), Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (TISR), and Environmental Monitoring (EM) capabilities to deter attacks and provide critical information to our warfighters to defeat our enemies in battle. You will work with your team to leverage cyberspace operations systems to aggregate threat feeds that inform briefings for senior leadership aligned to our nation's security. This is an opportunity to use your research and analysis abilities to adequately assess and inform operators and senior leadership and commanders on dynamic adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures for the mission area. Your role will be vital in the development of operations plans to support command and control. If you want to be in the fight, working shoulder to shoulder with our client, influencing the most critical global cyber missions, this is the opportunity for you.  


Join us. The world can’t wait.    

You Have:    

  • 3+ years of experience with cyber operations and information security in a joint environment, supporting space Major Defense Acquisition Programs, including space, ground, software, and hardware systems 

  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework and its functionality 

  • Ability to analyze and interpret crypto data and patterns and formulate senior level recommendations  

  • Secret clearance  

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:    

  • Experience with on space-based remote sensing systems 

  • Experience managing secure voice devices, network encryptors, link encryptors, secure remote access devices, hard disk encryptors, and Tier 3 management devices, and managing organizational mission assurance or risk management planning, training, and exercise programs  

  • Experience with Air Force or USSF COMSEC Load Devices and COMSEC Cryptographic Systems, such as ancillary, production, and authentication 

  • Experience managing cryptology operations focusing on both encryption and decryption  

  • Experience managing obsolescence, including DMSMS reports, and providing recommendations for sustainment operations   

  • Knowledge of Controlled Cryptographic items and Cryptographic High Value Products 

  • Knowledge of Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) assessments and how to translate data into actionable contract verbiage 

  • TS/SCI clearance 

  • Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, IT, Information Assurance, or Information Security  

  • CISSP, CISM, and Security+ Certification 


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 develop 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 $58,300.00 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: CISM CISSP Clearance Crypto Encryption Endpoint security Monitoring Risk management Surveillance TS/SCI

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

Region: North America
Country: United States
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