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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)/ Cyber Security Engineer - 27320 in Orlando, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description


Position Summary

The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)/Cyber Security Engineer is responsible for ensuring cybersecurity compliance by analyzing and testing systems, applications and networks, while providing diagrams and technical artifacts used within Accreditation and Authorization (A&A) packages.


  • Processes A&A packages and associated deliverables. This includes system categorization, control selection, SAP creation, system testing and RAR development.
  • Tracks package development process and acts as project manager for package development process.
  • Tracks accreditation follow on actions and records status of package POAMs.
  • 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. Assists in creating concept of operations (CONOPS), disaster recovery plans (DRP) and business continuity plans. 
  • Provides assistance 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 are to be addressed. 
  • Remains current on the latest DISA STIGS (Security and Technical Implementation Guides), HBSS and ACAS practices.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 to 4 years of 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.  
  • Understanding of IT Security and Network Security concepts
  • Understanding of the RMF process 
  • Understanding of IP networking fundamentals including OSI model       
  • Understanding of 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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