Part Time Cyber Security Analyst 2 (Computer Sys Security Anlyst 2) - 4354 in Hampton, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


When a U.S. Navy ship needs repairs, they call us!   HII-FSG is currently seeking a part time mid-level experienced Cybersecurity Analyst to join our team providing incident response support for a large corporate network.

**Currently, this opportunity is open to all qualified candidates living within the Continental U.S. for remote telework.**

This position is in support of a 24x7-cybersecurity operation, and the selected candidate will be required to work weekends, evening/night shifts, and some holidays.  The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in similar operations centers, and be knowledgeable about a wide range of potential alerts.  In addition, the optimal candidate should be able to quickly absorb incident details to gauge severity, combine information from multiple sources to spot trends and outliers, and be comfortable analyzing network traffic and working with command line tools.

What you will do

  • real-time network monitoring, alert investigation & classification, and executing incident response in accordance with established procedures
  • Designs, tests, and implements state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, and database products.
  • Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations for application design. Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
  • Uses encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research.
  • May prepare security reports to regulatory agencies.

What we are looking for

  • 2 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 0 years’ experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years relevant experience.
  • Candidate must have the following to qualify:
  • Experience with common network protocols and network traffic analysis
  • Working industry knowledge of and experience writing and using common scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell
  • Experience analyzing PCAP network traffic
  • Experience using Windows command line tools
  • Experience using Linux command line tools
  • Experience working with MITRE Alerts
  • Experience with common cybersecurity tools including SIEM, IDS, NetFlow or other network monitors, firewalls, and EDR
  • Strong communication skills and a teamwork-oriented mindset

Preferred, Bonus Points For

  • Relevant experience employing cybersecurity operations concepts in a cloud environment
  • Relevant experience developing and refining detection and IR tactics, techniques, and procedures in response to changes in the threat landscape and adversary threat models
  • Blue, Red, and/or Purple Teaming experience
  • Experience with proactive cyber threat hunting and current best practices
  • Security+ or higher DoD 8570 approved IAT certification

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Requires adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements of a Systems Analyst discipline. Office work environment normally encountered.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

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.  

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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