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Cyber Security Liaison - 27321 in Orlando, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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    Orlando, FL
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Job Description


Position Summary
This position is for a cyber security professional with both DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) as well as Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience to serve as a liaison to the Security Control Assessor (SCA) in support of an enterprise network environment.   The liaison will be experienced in developing Authorization and Assessment (A&A) packages.


  • Provides quality assurance (QA); developing and reviewing RMF/DIACAP/NIST accreditation documents; and/or perform cybersecurity policy/documentation support.
  • Provides consultation to the programs engineering departments on all matters related to A&A product development efforts to include interim authority to test (IATT). 
  • Pre-validation quality assurance checks prior to checkpoint 2/5 collaborations, compliance with RMF, DIACAP and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Ports and Protocols Management Office (PPSM).

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years or 10 years demonstrated experience in IT Security Engineering or A&A/C&A. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for comparable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data
  • Knowledge of CMMI or other project/services methodologies for process development, improvement, and documentation.                                                                                                                            
    Experience maintaining schedules, resource allocation, and task prioritization of A&A/information technology engineering projects and operations.
    Experience interfacing and presenting briefs to senior management, government, and military leadership.
    Experience writing technology briefs, processes, white papers, test plans, and presentations.
    Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.   
  • Demonstrated knowledge of eMASS, NIST SP 800 series special publications, DIACAP, DISA STIG’s, Categorization, Control implementation and testing, ACAS, Assessment Procedures, writing POA&Ms and ATO letters and DoD instructions related to A&A/C&A.
  • Knowledge of IP networking fundamentals including OSI model, frame and packet structure.
  • Knowledge of enterprise IT Services equipment (Clients/Servers), Virtual technologies, and C4I.
  • Ability to visualize overall view of systems and conceptualize and document technical solutions.
  • Ability to apply security inputs to the design, development, documenting, testing, and fielding of
  • Networking capabilities, high availability, flexibility, and remote administration.
    Professional knowledge of Microsoft Office products is highly desirable. 
  • Security+ Certification required; CISSP, CCNP and MSCE Certification Preferred
  • Must be a US Citizen and currently hold a Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility




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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