Cyber Test Engineer, Mid
USA, DC, Washington (200 MacDill Blvd)
Booz Allen HamiltonUsing tomorrow’s technologies, Booz Allen advances the nation’s most critical civil, defense, and national security missions.
When a user tries new or updated software and tools or launches a new version of a system, they expect it to be intuitive and run smoothly. Functionality, reliability, and user experience are key to successful system and software development and implementation, and that means rigorous testing. That’s why we need you, an experienced test engineer who knows how to thoroughly test software tools and work with vendors, engineers, and developers to make sure our team evaluates new and existing tools and software our client utilizes or plans to utilize prior to integration into the existing environment.
As an automated test engineer on our team, you’ll help our Cyber Engineering and DevSecOps team analyze the creation of processes and experiments to test the functionality and performance of a variety of Cyber tools, systems, hardware, and software both on-premises and in the cloud. Throughout the engineering and DevSecOps process for Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), you’ll ensure the highest quality using industry-recognized testing tools. You’ll automate continuous security and performance testing and monitor health of software and systems. You know the need for “baked-in” security, so you’ll run security scans using tools like ACAS and interpret the results to be fed back in as improvements to the design and architecture.
On our team, you’ll function as part of Test and Evaluation (T&E) Integrated test teams to develop and coordinate evaluation plans. You’ll execute the evaluation plans on data collected by the testing tasks. You'll research new technologies and open-source tools to streamline development, testing, and operational activities. You’ll support the development of Government T&E documentation, including T&E Strategy, T&E Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. You’ll work with other test organizations to support T&E program integration and provide specialized T&E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance areas. You'll plan and execute performance analysis and review planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T&E support. You'll coordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review T&E SE information to leverage functional analysis, system descriptions, parameter selection and dependencies, modeling and simulation, and initial performance risk assessments to inform evaluation planning.
Join us. The world can’t wait.
Experience with troubleshooting or testing cyber network operations tools and capabilities, including DoD Endpoint Security Solution (ESS) (Trellix) formerly (HBSS), ForeScout, Splunk, Cribl, Palo Alto Firewalls, or ACAS
Experience with deploying, configuring, and managing enterprise solutions for Windows or Linux Server
Experience with integrating new and old technologies into existing network configurations and test beds
Experience with configuring and utilizing ACAS vulnerability scanner
Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam
HS diploma or GED and 7+ years of experience with supporting IT projects and activities, Associate’s degree and 5+ years of experience with supporting IT projects and activities, or Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience with supporting IT projects and activities, or Master's Degree and 1+ years of experience with supporting IT projects and activities
DoD 8570 IAT-II Certification, including CCNA-Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, or SSCP Certification
Ability to complete DoD 8570.01-M Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) or Infrastructure Support (IS) Certification, including CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, CFR, Cloud+, or CND within 30 days of start date
Nice If You Have:
Experience with DoD Risk Management Framework
Experience with creating test plans, executing them, and synthesizing results in final test reports
Experience with developing or executing test scripts and analyzing results while performing system testing of complex systems
Experience with scripting languages, including C, C++, Perl, or Python
Experience with Cybersecurity tools, including Gigamon, Suricata, Varonis, VMWare, or Encase
Experience with the continuous deployment process using a combination of tools, including Jenkins for code deployment or Ansible or Puppet for Configuration Management (CM)
Experience with automating testing using Selenium, SonarQube, SoapUI, Sonatype, JUnit and JMeter, or LoadRunner
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.
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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.
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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.
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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 $65,300.00 to $149,000.00 (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.
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