Cybersecurity Network Engineer Hanscom AFB - 30040 in Hanscom Air Force Base, MA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 12/21/2019

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Job Description

The candidate will serve as an on-site Cybersecurity Network Engineer for a network defense vendor and will be responsible for utilizing the vendor's tools in order to reduce the number of false positive detections in government-provided use cases.  The candidate will modify the vendor's tools to improve true positive detections as well as integrate it into the overall site tool suite.  The candidate will provide use case results to the MacB site lead for integration with all vendor-provided metrics to enable feedback from the government client on toolset improvements.  Position is full-time during normal duty hours at Hanscom, AFB. Travel (less than 25%) is required for this position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering,
  • Computer and Information Security, Computer Security, and/or Network Administration from an accredited university/college with ten (10) years’ experience; Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related scientific/technical field with seven (7) years’ experience; PhD in Computer Science or related discipline with four (4) years’ experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • A minimum of seven (7) years recent experience in the direct performance of a major program, project, or activity relating to Information Technology, Ethical Hacking, Cyber Security, and/or Information Assurance
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and deeper knowledge of application layer (L7) protocols like HTTP, FTP, DNS etc
  • Deconstruction and analysis of network-based vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Solid understanding of various types of vulnerabilities, exploits and exploit techniques
  • Demonstrated experience managing large teams consisting of both prime and subs
  • Strong knowledge of all Microsoft Office products
  • Strong leadership and communication skills are critical
  • Clearance level of TS/SCI desired



Security Clearance: Sensitive Compartmented Info

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