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Post Quantum Cryptography Scientist with Security Clearance

Booz Allen Hamilton
United States
75600.00 - 172000.00 USD Annual
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Job Number: R Post Quantum Cryptography Scientist
Key Role:
Use network engineering or software development skill set to implement post–quantum cryptography (PQC) algorithms across a variety of reference architectures. Work on transitioning products, systems, and environments to post–quantum standards. Use comprehension of operating system environments and network configuration to analyze the development of advanced methodologies to help promote cutting–edge analysis of PQC. Leverage cybersecurity experience to perform all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information system assets and protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Oversee, evaluate, and support the documentation, validation, assessment, and accreditation processes necessary to comply with information assurance (IA) and security requirements. Basic Qualifications: 2+ years of experience as a data researcher, data scientist, or PQC scientist Experience with software development or network engineering Experience with low–level programming in C/C++ or Java Experience with data engineering and data deployment pipelines Knowledge of the protocols in the TCP/IP suite and software services that use them Ability to develop technical documentation to support accreditation efforts using information security, including systems and network security Secret clearance Master's degree Additional Qualifications: Experience with Linux, RedHat, or Debian Experience with implementing and maintaining security controls across server–based environments Knowledge of the cybersecurity risk management process and governance, risk, and compliance strategies and tools Certified Ethical Hacker Certification Clearance: 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. Compensation 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 $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (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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