Cybersecurity Specialist - 26153 in Fairborn, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Description


We are seeking a Cybersecurity Specialist to join our team!

Alion Science and Technology delivers advanced engineering, IT and operational solutions to strengthen national security and drive business results. For customers in defense, civilian government and commercial industries, Alion's engineered solutions support smarter decision-making and enhanced readiness in rapidly-changing environments.

The Cybersecurity Specialist will be a part of a team providing secure engineering expertise and technical management support to a Department of Defense program manager located at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. 

This individual will be responsible for implementing cybersecurity for Air Force weapon systems.  As part of this process, the cybersecurity Specialist will develop, coordinate, and maintain all documentation required in achieving Interim Approval to Test and Approval to Operate.  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.


Candidates must have a demonstrated understanding of technical, engineering, and programmatic capabilities related to national security systems and information technology.  Experience in both acquisition and cybersecurity is preferred.  The candidate should have experience in the DoD Risk Management Framework and Air Force assessment and authorization process, risk analysis, and working knowledge of architecture configurations for weapon systems.  

Successful applicants must have a current working knowledge of applicable security DoD and Air Force instructions and policies with respect to Risk Management Framework and Platform Information Technology (PIT) Assessment and Authorization (A&A).  Applicants must be familiar with and be able to apply the principles, criteria, and procedures of guidance which includes, but is not necessarily limited to, FIPS 199, NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4, CNSSP 15, CNSSI 1253, DoDI 5000.02, DoDI 8500.01, DoDI 8510.01, Director of Central Intelligence (DCID) 6/3 Manual, Joint Air Force--Army--Navy (JAFAN) 6/3, JAFAN 6/9 Manuals, and AFI 33-210.

Bachelor's degree (Masters desired) and 5 years of relevant DoD work experience is required.   Applicants selected will be subject to a background investigation. 

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and possess at least an active Secret level clearance 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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