Cyber Security Analyst IV - MV - 36390 in Pacific Beach, WA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Cybersecurity Analyst IV

Member of cross-functional Cybersecurity  Team in support of our DoD customer to detect, monitor and report security posture status in cyber operations, cyber security, assessment & authorization, compliance, and mission assurance.


Cyber Security

  • Conduct compliance reporting
  • Enforce vulnerability management processes

Written and Oral Communication

  • Assist in the development of policies and procedures
  • Provide input for direction to company leadership
  • Provide direction and training to all Cybersecurity Compliance personnel
  • Report operational and security risk information to company leadership

Perform other duties as required

Minimum Requirements

Requires Bachelor's Degree in an Information Technology related discipline (engineering, computer science, information systems, etc). In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

3-5 years of IT/IA experience in the areas of

  • DoD Assessment & Authorization
  • Information System Security
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation
  • Network Administration
  • Risk Analysis
  • Network Security Auditing

Possess Hands on experience in the following areas:

  • Lifecycle support of the DoD Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Process (RMF)
  • Managing A&A using Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Conducting Network Vulnerability Scanning, Assessment and Mitigation
  • Security Event Correlation and Security Monitoring
  • Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) procedures, coordination of security measures including analysis, periodic testing, evaluation and verification, risk analysis reporting and determining appropriate mitigation measures.
  • Securing Networks and Operating Systems (Cisco, Windows, and Linux) to Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) standards.
  • Vulnerability Remediation Asset Management (VRAM) Administration
  • Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring (CMRS) Administration
  • Host Based Security System (HBSS) Administration
  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Administration
  • Installation and monitoring of network IDS and firewalls such as Cisco PIX or other similar technologies.

Minimum specific training required includes:

  • Must meet or exceed DoD 8570.1-M and SECNAV M-5239.2 requirements for specialty area (461) Systems Security Analyst intermediate level.

Requires documented training in the following areas:

  • Host Based Security System (HBSS) Training Certification of Completion.
  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Training Certification of Completion.

Preferred Qualifications

  • VMware training
  • Network infrastructure (Cisco)
  • Microsoft Server Administration
  • Programming/Scripting Language

Must be a U.S. citizen

Must possess a valid state Driver's License



Security Clearance: Secret

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