Cybersecurity Analyst - 32247 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/17/2020

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Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is looking for Cybersecurity Analysts working at WPAFB.

•             The Cybersecurity Specialist is part of team providing expertise and technical management support to a Department of Defense acquisition program manager.

•             This individual will be responsible for following Risk Management Frames (RMF) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) processes for weapon systems that will generate unclassified, classified, or higher. 

•             As part of this process, the Cybersecurity Specialist will develop, coordinate, and maintain all documentation required to develop the A&A package in achieving an Interim Approval to Test (IATT), Interim Approval to Operate (IATO) and/or an Approval to Operate (ATO) as required by the acquisition program. 

•             The applicant will develop the Cybersecurity assessment required in support of the Commands Platform Information Technology (PIT) system acquisition and/or modifications. 

•             Additionally, they will be responsible for reviewing supporting program documentation such as, but not limited to:  Information Support Plan, Concept of Operations, Initial Capabilities Document, Program Protection Plans, and Capabilities Description Document. 

•             The position requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, and excellent communications skills. 


•             Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant DoD work experience required. 

•             5 years of relative experience can be substituted in place of a Bachelor's degree. 

•             Experience in both acquisition security and cybersecurity is preferred. 

•             The individual must possess sufficient motivation and experience to perform with little to no supervision. 

•             Applicants selected will be subject to a background investigation. 

•             Successful applicants must have a current working knowledge of applicable security DoD and Air Force instructions and policies with respect to Platform Information Technology (PIT) and PIT Interconnections Information Assurance. 

•             Applicants must be familiar with and be able to apply the principles, criteria, and procedures of DoDD 5000.01, DoDI 5000.02, and applicable Security Directives which may include, but are not limited to: , DoDI 8500.01, DoDI 8510.01, Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP), Director of Central Intelligence (DCID) 6/3 Manual, Joint Air Force--Army--Navy (JAFAN) 6/3, JAFAN 6/9 Manuals, DoD 5220.22-M, DoD 5220.22 Overprint, and DoD 5200.1R, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), as well as directives and guidance typically identified in a weapon system's Program Protection Plan (PPP). 

•             Candidate must have a demonstrated understanding of technical, engineering, and programmatic capabilities related to information systems and/or subsystems.  Understanding of the operational context of weapon systems employment preferred. 

•             The candidate must have experience in the certification & accreditation (C&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 a Cybersecurity Strategy, and Program Protection Plan (PPP).

Applicants must possess at least an active Secret level clearance.

Security Clearance: Secret

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