Cyber Security Engineer - ISSO - 32757 in WPAFB, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your career in Cyber Security?  Join Alion Science and Technology at Wright Patterson AFB as a Cyber Security Engineer - ISSO and the possibilities are endless!  We are seeking someone to join our dynamic team.  You can look forward to a variety or projects as you help to support vital training programs for the Air Force Research Laborartory.

**Relocation Assistance Available**

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

  • The candidate will apply knowledge of technology, analyze the security implications of systems and applications security, and provide recommendations to decision-makers and engineers, providing experience-based recommendations to facilitate A&A efforts.
  • As part of this process, the Cybersecurity Engineer will manage the development, coordination, and maintenance of all documentation required in achieving Interim Approval to Test (IATT), and Approval to Operate (ATO).
  • Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for reviewing supporting program documentation such as, but not limited to:  Information Support Plans, DoD Architecture Framework Viewpoints, Concept of Operations, Initial Capabilities Documents, and Capabilities Description Documents. 
  • The candidate will develop the Cybersecurity Impact Evaluation Recommendation required in support of the Command's avionics modifications. 
  • The position requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, and excellent communications skills.
  • Successful candidates should have fluency in USAF and DOD Risk Management Framework RMF) certification/accreditation processes (DoDI 8510.01) and development of required artifacts as well as the applicable DoD and Air Force instructions and policies with respect to Platform Information Technology (PIT) and PIT Interconnections Information Assurance.
  • Candidate should have a demonstrated understanding of technical, engineering, and programmatic capabilities related to information systems and/or subsystems.  Knowledge of systems engineering principles, network architecture analysis, verification and validation of requirements, and understanding the risk management process and understanding of the operational context of weapon systems employment is desired.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in the A&A, technical security features testing & analysis, and risk analysis, Critical Program Information (CPI), and working knowledge of architecture configuration for weapon systems.
  • The individual will have experience in developing and implementing Cybersecurity Strategies.
  • Experience in cybersecurity is required and working knowledge of acquisition system security is preferred. 
  • The candidate must possess sufficient motivation and experience to perform with little to no supervision.


  • Bachelor's of Science degree and 5 years of relevant DoD work experience or a Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant DoD work experience required.  Prefer highly relevant experience working in Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process developing DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) /Risk Management Framework (RMF) certification packages.
  • 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.
  • CASP / CISSP desired
  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and possess an active Secret clearance or higher.


Security Clearance: Secret

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