Cyber Security Architect - 36818 in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/25/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Hanover, MD
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Telework
    Telework - Limited

Job Description

Position Summary

The Cyber Security Architect will serve as a technical lead for those contractor personnel performing Cyber Operations support functions and DOD Information Network operations support functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads the implementation of new security solutions, and creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments.
  • Designs vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits and provides recommendations for application design.
  • Uses encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research.
  • Oversees development new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Recommends new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, providing architectural analysis and relates existing system to future needs and trends.
  • Embeds forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration/testing issues.
  • Participates in the creation and enforcement of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures). Maintains documentation, procedures and working instructions in accordance with federal and departmental guidelines.
  • Analyze logs and reports and interprets the implications. Participates in investigations into problematic activity and assists with plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Assists with proposals, including gathering facts, analyzing data and preparing project overview which compares alternatives in terms of cost, time, availability of equipment and personnel, etc.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as required

Required Education and Experience (Mandatory)

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical, business, operations, or equivalent field
  • 10 years of experience in DoD cyber, RMF tools/packages, vulnerability analysis, and developing IATT and ATO packages for approval
  • Graduate level education/accreditations in Cybersecurity
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) required
  • Possess active TS/SCI clearance

Desired Experience:

  • Forward deployed and worked in a high threat and austere environment
  • Master’s degree or higher in a technical, business, operations, or equivalent field
  • Military service (active or reserve status)

      Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated command of engineering of principles, methods, and techniques in data security and system development.
  • Expert knowledge of secure operating systems as well as data security.
  • Excellent customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.




Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Limited

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