Cyber Defense Lead - 32092 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/28/2020

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description


Are you a mission driven individual who is looking for a meaningful career? This isn't your average mission. Join Alion and make a difference by helping to create and maintain modeling and simulation training services and applications for our US Navy Fleet! 


The Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) Cyber Defense Lead is responsible for leading and managing a team of cyber-defense engineers and systems administrators that are responsible for protecting 8 enterprise networks from internal and external threats.  The cyber defense team is responsible for providing engineering support, solutions development, and operations and maintenance of the cyber tools and assets used within the Navy’s Enterprise Tactical Training Network (NETTN) 


  • Providing oversight and solutions development for IT boundary defenses (web/email proxies, reverse web proxies, DMZ services, etc.),
  • Evaluation and assessment of current vulnerability management solutions and processes.  Provide direction and oversight for process improvement and implement status reporting methodology
  • Ensure HBSS implementations meet all DoD/DoN requirements and are updated with the latest software and point products
  • Develop HBSS exceptions and policies for non-standard IT solutions.
  • Manage a team of ACAS administrators and ensure all ACAS implementations meet DoD/DoN requirements.
  • Develop, implement and manage SIEM solution
  • Manage team responsible for performing patch/scan/patch process
  • Responsible for managing personnel responsible for VRAM compliance
  • Other cyber defense efforts as required.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems or related discipline, or equivalent education and experience.

  • 5 + years of experience in managing Cyber defense technologies (SMS/SCCM, proxies, HBSS, ACAS, etc.)
  • Experience with Windows Servers 2012R2/2016
  • Windows desktop operating systems (WIN10 SHB)
  • Experience digesting and implementing DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG)
  • Experience with patching Microsoft servers and workstations
  • Experience with HBSS
  • Experience with Microsoft WSUS, Shavlik or SMS/SCCM a plus
  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read and digest technical information
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues within multiple systems
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong customer focus, including the ability to manage customer needs and multiple work priorities
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience installing release upgrades
  • Security + and Linux+ or Microsoft certification

Must be a US Citizen currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret security clearance.

Security Clearance: Secret

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