Cyber Range Engineer, Senior - 34078 in LACKLAND, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

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Job Description

At Alion, we are techie and proud, so you might not see us in a shiny suit or wearing the latest shoes. More often, we’re behind the scenes putting our fingerprints all over market innovations. We get excited about the problem as much as the solution, because the more we understand it, the better able we are to fix it. We are deeply analytical experts who tell the truth and never stop looking for a way to make our solutions better.

Position Summary

Provide Senior level subject-matter-expert range engineering support to 346th Test Squadron/318th Range Squadron. Supervise complex operations and all personnel engaged in the operation and support of network facilities. Perform life cycle testing, analysis and test management support for a variety of Air Force operational test events. Advise project, test and other relative teams to assure alignment with cyberspace testing strategies. Provide multifaceted range support including authenticating and capturing requirements pertinent to range engineering support. Cultivate test plans, attain authorizations, implement test plans and capture and scrutinize results. Compile findings from range analysis and draft final reports with the results. Reconstruct ranges and provide support to requirements from outside customers.

  • Develop and maintain briefings, tracks programs, schedules, products, and deliverables.
  • Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information system operations.
  • Direct collation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance; troubleshoots network performance issues; analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.
  • Provide screening for and respond to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems; and coordinate with vendor support services in the event of outages or periods of corrupted system performance and monitor and respond to hardware, software, and network issues.
  • Manage the purchase, testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems; designs, builds, and implements network systems.
  • Perform system-level design and structure of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications and performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and execution, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.
  • Perform quality assurance reviews and evaluates new and existing software products.
  • Manage and support all information systems operations activities including programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.
  • Provide input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.
  • Provide the routine testing and analysis of all essentials of the network facilities and troubleshoot and improve network systems when necessary
  • Designate provisions for configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting, and configuration audits and provide configuration management planning.
  • Standardize the change process, ensuring that only approved and authenticated changes are assimilated into product documents and related software.

Job Requirements

  • Security Clearance: Top Secret w/ current SCI – Willing to comply with SAP requirements.
  • Education/Certification: 5+ years of network engineer experience; test experience (preferred); IAT Level II certification (Level III optional); or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Key Requirements: Ability to design, build and implement network systems

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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