Cybersecurity Intern - 36511 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/27/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A temporary position within Alion Science & Technology which prepares a college student for entry into the IT and/or Cybersecurity workforce by providing hands on experience in coordination with a student's educational discipline.  Students will gain valuable experience in NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Security Engineering and while supporting the Department of the Navy’s largest Enterprise tactical training network.

  • The position is for college students who are rising seniors in their academic program
  • Assist the NCTE Security Engineers with basic Assessment and Authorization deliverable development
  • Assist the NCTE Security Engineers with basic topology analysis and risk management
  • Intern must have ability to analyze large amounts of data with strong attention to detail
  • Intern will help develop mitigation strategies and comments to address risk concerns across the enterprise
  • Networking, Window, Linux Experience is a plus.

Education and Experience:

  • The position is for college students who are pursuing a degree in IT, cybersecurity, engineering, or another related discipline
  • 1 to 2 years of directly related experience in computer repair and configuration is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Basic knowledge of IT systems and network troubleshooting      
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Good writing, communication and listening skills
  • Good critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Must be diligent, hardworking and a fast learner
  • Desires to gain professional experience and is eager to learn
  • Security + certification preferred but not required
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Secret clearance. Current Secret clearance preferred.  (Clearance must be granted to begin employment)

Security Clearance: None

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