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Associate Data Security - 27702 in Newport, RI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

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    Newport, RI
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Job Description


Under immediate supervision, responsible for assisting with security issues including architectures, electronic data traffic, and network access. Applies current computer science technologies to the design, development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain data security. Conducts risk assessments and provides recommendations for application design.

Assists in the development, implementation, enforcement and communication of security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications and information systems security education/awareness programs.

Assists with carrying out phases of information systems/networks security program that involves access to computers and computerized data enabling company to meet contractual requirements for network security.

Researches new security software or devices.

Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans.

Conducts investigations of computer security violations and incidents; identifies security exposures.

Assists with developing, testing, and operating firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.

Coordinates with project teams in system consolidation, information security software upgrades, and contingency management planning and execution.

Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports. May draft security reports to regulatory agencies such as Departments of Defense or Energy.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree 0-2

Familiar with Information Assurance Policies and Procedures, including the DIACAP process.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Diversity Statement

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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