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Cyber Security Analyst - 28506 in Las Vegas, NV at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Alion is looking for leading edge Cyber Security expertise to  monitor, test, and evaluate information systems for cyber intrusion and protection of information across all platforms within the USAF Weapons School  environment. Will work with the Air Force premier warfighters in support of the USAF Weapons School mission to train tactical experts and leaders to control and exploit air, space and cyber on behalf of the joint force.

Duties include:

  • Provide on-site SAP IA and IT support as necessary

  • Provide specialized IT support for software and hardware configuration.

  • Provide unit-level support to assigned subordinate units regarding SAP IA and IT policy, procedures, troubleshooting and guidance IAW SAP directives.

  • Assist with development and provide recommendation for implementation of IS security policy.

  • Review and coordinate Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages and System Security Plans (SSPs) for compliance IAW Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG).

  • Ensure that certification is accomplished for each IS. Evaluate certification documentation and providing written recommendations for accreditation to the Designated Approving Official (DAO).

  • Assess changes in the system, its environment, and operational needs that could affect the accreditation.

  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Provides the required planning, research, analysis, evaluation, documentation, and report preparation skills to resolve complex operational or predictive problems on major projects involving complex communication/information systems

  • Analyzes the key components of a problem related to the use of complex developmental or advanced systems and determines an approach to resolve the problem.

  • Researches current and historical written sources in order to apply specific data and/or theory.

  • Utilizes data resources and automated analysis techniques to resolve problems for which there may be no precedent.  Receives guidance and direction from more experienced staff on highly complex problems

Required Experience and Background:

  • Demonstrate three (3) years’ experience with protecting SAP information within IS.
  • Bachelor's degree in the Information Technology or Computer Security field with six (6) years of experience; or Associate’s Degree in the Information Technology or Computer Security with eight (8) years of experience; or ten (10) years of experience with Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks, and work stations. Bachelors degree with 8 years desired.

  • Must be certified Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level 2 and Information Assurance Manager (IAM) Level 2 IAW DoD Directive 8570.01-M.

  • Must meet and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) and SCI eligibility

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong customer service orientation.

  • Continued update of skills in state-of-the-art communications/information technology

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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