Cyber Analyst Development Embed - 26467 in Suffolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

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    Suffolk, VA
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Job Description



The Joint Staff J7 (JSJ7) Information Security Engineer is responsible for ensuring cybersecurity compliance by analyzing and testing systems, applications and networks, while providing diagrams and technical artifacts used within Assesssment and Authorization (A&A) packages.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Cyber Security Engineer will be a member of engineering teams  and will be responsible for addressing the projects technical security requirements dealing with leading edge technologies such as Cloud Architectures per the DISA Cloud SRG.  The engineer will identify and address security requirements at each phase of the projects lifecycle.  Pre-procurement tasks focus on selecting hardware, software and system features that meet DoD standards. Pre installation and system maintenance tasks will include assuring system hardening, measuring compliance to DOD STIG standards, developing Plans of Actions and Milestones (POAM) and drafting mitigation statements.  The security engineer will be responsible for all technical input required in JSJ7 A&A packages, including network topologies, system descriptions and test results. 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 JSJ7 Information Systems Security Managers (ISSM) expectations.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree Computer Science or related discipline plus 1 to 3 years of directly related experience.   
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 3 years of applicable work experience 
  • Directly related experience in computer repair and configuration. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waive

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of Linux and/or Windows operating systems requirements and configuration.
  • Basic knowledge of IT systems and netowrk troubleshooting                                                                                
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds                                                                                                                                                 
  • Good writing, communication and listening skills.
  • Good critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Must be diligent, hardworking and a fast learner.
  • Desires to gain professional experience and is eager to learn.

Must Currently Hold and be able to maintain a US Secret clearance

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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