Cyber Security SME - 31451 in San Antonio, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

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Job Description

The candidate will serve as the on-site Cyber Security SME for a JRSS vendor and will be responsible for utilizing the vendor's tools in order to reduce the number of false positive detections in government-provided use cases.  The candidate will modify the vendor's tools to improve true positive detections as well as integrate it into the overall JRSS tool suite.  The candidate will provide use case results to the Alion site lead for integration with all vendor-provided metrics to enable feedback from the government client on toolset improvements.  Position is full-time during normal duty hours at Joint Base San Antonio.  Travel (less than 5%) is required for this position

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of seven (5) years recent experience in the direct performance of a major program, project, or activity relating to Information Technology, Ethical Hacking, Cyber Security, and/or Information Assurance
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and deeper knowledge of application layer (L7) protocols like HTTP, FTP, DNS etc
  • Solid understanding of various types of vulnerabilities, exploits and exploit techniques
  • Strong knowledge of all Microsoft Office products   
  • Strong leadership and communication skills are critical
  • 8570 IAT I certification
  • TS/SCI eligibility

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer and Information Security, Computer Security, and/or Network Administration from an accredited university/college with ten (10) years’ experience
  • NIKSUN experience/certification is a plus
  • Deconstruction and analysis of network-based vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Experience in customer-facing roles
  • Experience as a Security Incident Responder or SOC analyst/manager
  • IAT II certification is a plus

Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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