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Data Security Lead - 27443 in Charleston, SC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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Job Description


Leads the resolution of highly complex security issues including architectures, electronic data traffic, and network access. Applies current computer science technologies to the design, development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain data security. Conducts risk assessments and provides recommendations for application design.

Develops, implements, enforces and communicates security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications and information systems security education/awareness programs.

Carries out all phases of information systems/networks security program that involves access to computers and computerized data enabling company to meet contractual requirements for network security.

Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices.

Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans.

Leads investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management. Identifies and recommends solutions to security exposures.

Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.

Works with commercial computer product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, and database products.

Leads project teams in system consolidation, information security software upgrades, and contingency management planning and execution.

Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports. May prepare security reports to regulatory agencies such as Departments of Defense or Energy.

Provides leadership to lower level Data Security Analysts.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 8 years of experience.

Strong knowledge of Information Assurance Policies and Procedures, including the DIACAP process.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

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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