Security Research Analyst (Expert) - 30047 in Bethesda, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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Job Description


MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) is seeking Research  Analysts (Expert) to provide support to  NCSC security missions, with emphasis on personnel security, assist in policy research to support national policies and decision-making, and directly coordinate with colleagues and senior-level  government personnel on the status of various tasks/initiatives.  The team will provide executive secretariat support to the Director, CSC to enable the conduct of the DNI Security Board governance of the Intelligence Community security programs.

The duties will include: 

  • Assist with the research, analysis, review, revision, and coordination of ICDs (personnel security, information security, physical/ technical security and industrial security).
  • Report daily issues and strategic topics impacted by ODNI security policies and specific areas of security interest.
  • Attend working groups to record issues and recommend solutions relative to research topics and implementation issues.
  • Assist with the development of ICDs and the appropriateness of “equivalent” security measures, and assist with establishing an IC-wide security outreach program for both government and industry.
  • All positions require a current TS/ SCI clearance. Positions are located in Bethesda Maryland.
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  • Applicable Degrees:Counterintelligence, Insider Threat, Government, Logistics, Politics, Political Science, or Personnel Security
  • Minimum seven years of experience supporting Intelligence Community elements.These seven years of experience may be concurrent with requisite years of experience.
  • Minimum three years of experience supporting IC Security elements, supporting personnel security policy and program development.These three years of experience may be concurrent with requisite years of experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, conduct independent research, filter and synthesize vast amounts of information and data, summarize findings succinctly, and present logical arguments.
  • Demonstrated ability to extract data contained in large databases and analyzes that data to derive meaningful information.
  • Familiarity with the IC and its components, as well as its missions, disciplines, capabilities, and interrelationships.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with appropriate Security Regulations and Policies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to work with effectively with senior leaders from inside and outside the USG, and to coordinate, network, and communicate across the IC.
  • Require a current TS/SCI clearance.

Desired Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Broad experience with the legislation, history, policy issues, and practical challenges facing security clearance reform initiatives in the national security environment.
  • Extensive experience in collaboration and consensus building across government organizations and industry.





  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.

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