Cryptanalytic Computer Scientist II - 37404 in Fort Meade, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/19/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/19/2021
  • Job ID:
    37404
  • Telework
    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

At Alion, we are techie and proud, so you might not see us in a shiny suit or wearing the latest shoes. More often, we’re behind the scenes putting our fingerprints all over market innovations. We get excited about the problem as much as the solution, because the more we understand it, the better able we are to fix it. We are deeply analytical experts who tell the truth and never stop looking for a way to make our solutions better.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Top Secret w/ current SCI and CI Poly 

JOB SUMMARY: Cryptanalytic Computer Scientists employ the hybrid skill set of advanced computer science, electrical engineering and mathematics to ensure solutions to the most difficult cryptanalytic problems. Will be required to solve challenging cryptanalytic, high-performance computing, and computer network operations problems of critical importance to protecting key cyber terrain. Other responsibilities may include:
- Using principles, techniques, procedures, and tools to architect and facilitate the development of hardware solutions
- Applying software engineering principles to design and/or develop software applications
- Developing methods and applications for tools to exploit and analyze computer systems and network vulnerabilities
- Designing and optimizing algorithms, data structures, modeling, and analytics to solve real-world scientific problems 

Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience or a master’s degree plus 3 years of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree and 2 years of relevant experience. An associate degree plus 7 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.  Degree must be in Computer Science. Computer Engineering, Electrical Engiuee1ing, Mathematic (including Applied Math) • or a related field (i.e., other Engineering or Math) with at least one programming and at least four upper-level math classes (Calculus and above).  Relevant experience must be in a computer science area (i.e., theoretical OJ' applied), designing/developing/using/evaluating mathematic models’ methods and/or techniques (e.g., algorithm development) to study issues and solve problems, engineering (electrical or computer), and/or high-performance computing.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience

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Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

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