Information Security Analyst (Cyber Security Specialist), Senior - 37990 in California, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/4/2021

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Job Description

Job Description

HII – Technical Solutions Division (TSD) is currently seeking an Information Security Analyst (Cyber Security Specialist), Senior, to support the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Webster Outlying Field (WOLF) Integrated Command and Control (C2) and Intelligence (IC2I) Division located in California, MD.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as a functional expert for planning, implementing, upgrading, or monitoring security measures for the protection of complex DoD/IC communication systems and networks.
  • Provide advanced knowledge of IA policy or technical cybersecurity solutions necessary to assess system vulnerabilities for security risks and propose and implement risk mitigation strategies to ensure the safe operation of complex DoD/IC communication systems and networks.
  • Oversee the development of system IA documentation to support certification of compliance to applicable standards including DoDI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT), Intelligence Community Directive 705, and Intelligence Community Directive 503.
  • Evaluate emerging cybersecurity technologies for potential integration into multiple enterprise communication systems.
  • Perform penetration testing, cyber forensics, and system security engineering to develop mitigation strategies that reduce risk for communication systems and networks with a high cyber-attack risk.
  • May serve as a point of contact for the Government Project Lead (GPL) or project sponsor
  • CONUS and OCONUS may be required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or engineering discipline; computer science or IT discipline. Can be substituted with increased experience.
  • Eight to ten (8-10) years of required experience, at least five (5) years of practical experience performing the foregoing functions on DoD/IC communication systems or networks.
  • Background in numerous cybersecurity technologies/policy organizations
  • Background in a specific cyber technology such as:
    • Cross Domain Solutions
    • Multi-Level Security (MLS)
    • Host Based Security Systems
    • Identity Management Solutions
    • Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems
    • Computer Hacking Forensics
    • Public Key Infrastructure
    • Mobile Device Management
    • Wireless Security Solutions
    • COMSEC
    • Cryptography
  • Required certification:
    • (ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)/Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+)/PenTest+
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)/Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Must possess and maintain an active Top Secret (TS) Clearance

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with new Integrated Collaborative, Command, Control, and Communication (C3) of Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED) System
  • Understanding of coalition intelligence and data sharing programs, techniques, or methodologies


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

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