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Information Security Systems Engineer - 27329 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

The Information Security Systems Engineer is responsible for ensuring cybersecurity compliance by analyzing and testing systems, applications and networks, while providing diagrams and technical artifacts used within Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages.


  • As a member of engineering integrated product teams (IPTs), responsible for addressing project security requirements for extensive network engineering projects.
  • Identifies and addresses security requirements at each phase of a projects lifecycle.  Pre-procurement tasks focus on selecting hardware, software and system features that DoD standards. Pre installation and system maintenance tasks will include system hardening, measuring compliance to DOD STIG standards and drafting mitigation statements. 
  • Responsible for all technical input required in A&A packages, including network topologies, system descriptions and test results.
  • responsible for developing technical cybersecurity solutions in the areas of endpoint hardening, asset monitoring, and access control and network defense.
  • Observes documentation and practices of various engineering disciplines to develop a skillset that can be used to create engineering Deliverables for A&A packages
  • Creates and updates A&A Engineering deliverables with moderate direction from senior engineers
  • Assist in creating concept of operations (CONOPS), disaster recovery plans (DRP) and business continuity plans 
  • Assists with updating and maintaining information on:  accreditation boundary diagrams, hardware and software assets, ports protocols and services and cross domain solutions
  • Performs assessment of 8500.2/800-53 r4 Information Assurance Controls and POA&M’s indicating when open items will be addressed
  • Remains up to date on the latest DISA STIGS (Security and Technical Implementation Guides), HBSS and ACAS practices

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years demonstrated experience in Cybersecurity Engineering or IT.

    In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for equivalent combination of applicable education and work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

  • Security+ Certification
  • Experience with Microsoft office tools
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Experience managing and administering Windows, Network or Linux IT services 
  • Experience working with technical documentation
  • Ability to understand visuals/documentation of overall systems and document technical solutions
  • Understands IT Security and Network Security concepts
    * Experience with RMF process  
    * Experience with IP networking fundamentals including OSI model        
    * Experience with LAN and WAN networking design, equipment, and transport topologies including VLANs, and IPv4 subneting     
    * Knowledge of common enterprise network service implementations and network architecture principles
  • 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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