Cyber Security Engineer, Senior - 28548 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Are you a mission driven individual who is looking for a meaningful career?  Does the thought of helping to build, innovate and secure US Navy enterprise training systems excite you? Are you ready to put your knowledge and experience to use in support of global training systems?  This isn't your average mission.  Join Alion and make a difference today!


The Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) 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 Accreditation and Authorization (A&A) packages. The Information Systems Security Officer will process A&A packages and its associated deliverables. This includes system categorization, control selection, SAP creation, system testing and RAR development. The ISSO will track the package development process and act as the project manager for the package development process overall. The ISSO will track accreditation follow on actions and record status on package POAMs. The Information Systems Security Officer will process package update in accordance with the NAO Use Case Memo.

As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will:

Observe the documentation and practices of various engineering disciplines to develop a skillset that can be used to create engineering Deliverables for A&A packages.

Create and update A&A Engineering deliverables with moderate direction from senior engineers.

Assist in creating concept of operations (CONOPS), disaster recovery plans (DRP) and business continuity plans. 

Provide assistance updating and maintaining information on: 

-              accreditation boundary diagrams

-              hardware and software assets

-              ports, protocols and services

-              cross domain solutions.

Perform assessment of 8500.2/800-53 r4 Information Assurance Controls and POA&M’s indicating when open items will be addressed.

Remain up to date on the latest DISA STIGS (Security and Technical Implementation Guides), HBSS and ACAS practices.

Provide deliverables that meet the standards of the NCTE Information Assurance Managers and Sr. Engineers expectations.


Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of demonstrated experience in Cybersecurity Engineering or IT or 10+ years demonstrated experience in Cybersecurity Engineering or IT.   In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for equivalent combination of applicable education and work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience. 

Security+ Certification 


Experience with Microsoft office tools

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Experience managing and administering Windows, Network or Linux IT services         

Strong Experience working with technical documentation                                                           

Ability to understand visuals/documentation of overall systems and document technical solutions.     

Strong understanding of IT Security and Network Security concepts

* Strong understanding of the RMF process 

* Strong understanding of IP networking fundamentals including OSI model       

* Strong understanding of LAN and WAN networking design, equipment, and transport topologies including VLANs, and IPv4 subneting    

* Knowledge of common enterprise network service implementations and network architecture principles

Must be a US Citizen, 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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