Cyber Security Engineer, Asc - 24542 in Newport, RI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Newport, RI
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/16/2018
  • Job ID:
    24542

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Under immediate supervision, assists in design, test, and implementation of state-of-the art secure operating systems, networks, and database products. Analyzes security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.

Will be part of a team of personnel supporting Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport.  The team is tasked to provide cyber security expertise in support of projects to include concept development and system requirements management and review, design and analysis support, reliability and supportability analysis, platform-level inter-subsystem interface definition, integration, test and evaluation, obsolescence investigation, programmatic support, Fleet technical support, and detailed involvement with the subsystems that compose the Submarine combat systems.

**** Duties and Responsibilities ****         

Supports the implementation of new security solutions, participation in the creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments.

Participates in the design of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits and provides recommendations for application design.

Uses encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research.

Participates in the design and development of new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.

Participates in integrating new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis and relates existing system to future needs and trends.

Embeds forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration/testing issues.

Participates in the creation and enforcement of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures). Maintains documentation, procedures and working instructions in accordance with federal and departmental guidelines.

Reviews logs and reports and interprets the implications. Participates in investigations into problematic activity and assists with plans for appropriate resolution.

May assist with proposals, including gathering facts, analyzing data and preparing project overview which compares alternatives in terms of cost, time, availability of equipment and personnel, etc.
Performs additional duties and responsibilities as required.

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Qualifications

Education and Experience

Bachelor¿s degree in Information Assurance, Computer Science, or a related field plus 0 to 2 years of directly related experience.  An Information Assurance certification in compliance with DoD 8570 (e.g. Security+) is required. Progress or interest in pursuit of Navy Validator certification desired.

Additional experience and Operating System Certificates desired for:
¿ Windows 7 and/or
¿ Windows 10 and/or
¿ Linux and/or
¿ Windows Server 2008 or greater

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for comparable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

**** Knowledge, Skills, Abilities ****

Knowledge of secure operating systems as well as data security.

Ability to communicate and work effectively in a diverse work group.

Must be eligible for Secret clearance immediately upon employment.

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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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