Security Systems Engineer - 30619 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

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Job Description




The Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) Information Security Engineer is responsible for ensuring cybersecurity compliance by analyzing and testing systems, applications and networks, while providing lifecycle and strategic implementation of deliverables for Security Engineering efforts.


The Information Security Engineer will be a member of engineering integrated product teams (IPTs) and will be responsible for addressing the projects technical security requirements.  The engineer will identify and address security requirements at each phase of the projects lifecycle including inputs to the RMF process.  Pre-procurement tasks focus on selecting hardware, software and system features that meet DoD standards. Pre installation and system maintenance tasks will include system hardening, measuring compliance to DOD STIG standards and drafting mitigation statements or coordinating fix actions.  The security engineer will be responsible for all technical input required for Security Engineering projects and efforts, including network topologies, system descriptions and test results. The engineer will perform systems engineering tasks including drafting system dataflow and architecture diagrams. The engineer will participate in network design to include security and functionality capabilities. The engineer will also be responsible for developing technical cybersecurity solutions in the areas of endpoint hardening, asset monitoring, access control, and network defense. The engineer's deliverables will meet the standards of the NCTE security engineering division leads expectations.


Bachelor’s degree plus 2-4 years of relevant experience or 7+ years demonstrated experience in network or IT engineering and operations.  In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for equivalent combination of applicable education and work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.  

Experience managing and administering core IT services including Active Directory, Exchange, and Windows Server                                                                                              

Experience with HBSS and Retina/ACAS assessment capabilities    

Experience with common enterprise network service implementations and network architecture principles    

Experience drafting network topologies

Experience with TCP/IP networking principals and IP addressing schemes including subnetting and superneting

Experience scripting or coding is a plus

Experience with systems engineering

Experience completing and implementing DISA STIGS and other IA controls

Experience with Information Assurance principles and policy

Experience with DIACAP, RMF or other A&A processes

Required certifications:

Security Plus

Desired certifications:




Must be a US Citizen, able to obtain a Secret security clearance


Security Clearance



Diversity Statement


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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.

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