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Sr Cyber Defense Systems Engineer - 28532 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

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Job Description



This Senior Cyber Defense Engineer will support, secure, and update current enterprise technologies for use in the Navy Continuous Training Environment
(NCTE) and the Navy Center for Advanced Modeling and Simulation (NCAMS), including systems and applications that operate within NCTE's advanced
simulation and enterprise information technology networks.

In this position, you will work in cooperation with Enterprise IT Services, Field Services, C4I teams, and NCTE customers to assess the current security posture of those systems and implement Cyber Defense solutions.  Primary duties include remediating and mitigating vulnerabilities on the Linux/Unix and Windows assets, testing and troubleshooting issues related to security patching, configuration and endpoint products.  Candidate must have broad understanding of Network, Active Directory, Windows Server/Workstation and RedHat Linux technologies.  Critical thinking skills and root cause analysis will be important to remove assumptions and formulate practical fact-based solutions.

Additional duties include authoring standard operating procedures, training of operations personnel and tier 2 technical support.  System
Administration, Software Application Installation & troubleshooting, Windows Server 2008/2012, UNIX/Linux, Backup/Restore, Patches, Migration, and Production Databases.

Individual must work well independently as well as have strong team oriented skills.  This position will report directly to the Cyber Defense Engineering

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems or related discipline, plus 5-7 years related work experience.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of applicable work experience.  Work experience may be
adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market
shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Security+ certification and operating systems certifications for VMware, Windows, Linux, etc., highly desired.  Preference given to candidates with
current certifications, meeting DoD 8570 Compliance.  If hired, certifications to meet DoD 8570 Compliance relative to this position must be
obtained within 90 days of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Motivated self-starter
* Advanced Technical Certifications including knowledge of virtualization,
networking, storage and computer server platforms
* Experience with Redhat Enterprise Linux 5/6/7.
* Extensive experience with Windows Servers 2008/2012/2016, Windows 7/8/10.
* Experience with RedHat Satellite
* Experience with WSUS, SCCM, or Shavlik patching solutions.
* Experience with Department of Defense Security Technical Implementation
* Strong technical troubleshooting skills
* Ability to read and digest technical information
* Ability to troubleshoot technical issues within multiple systems
* Ability to visualize overall view of systems and conceptualize and
document creative solutions
* Strong attention to detail
* Strong customer focus, including the ability to manage customer needs and
multiple work priorities
* Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
* Experience with Windows 10 DoD SHB a plus
* Experience with Puppet a plus
* Experience with VMware virtualization platform including VDI a plus
* Experience with ACAS and HBSS DoD security product suites a plus.

Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret 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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