Sr. Cyber Security Engineer

Alexandria, VA
Feb 15, 2018
Feb 16, 2018
Engineering, Security
Full Time
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 US Citizenship Required. Qualifications Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Information Assurance, Computer Science, or a related field plus 5 to 7 years of related experience or Master's degree preferred. An Information Assurance certification in compliance with DoD 8570 (eg Security+) is required. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 9 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Demonstrated command of engineering of principles, methods, and techniques in data security and system development. Advanced knowledge of secure operating systems as well as data security. Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Prior Air Force experience preferred. Secret security clearance required. Responsibilities/Qualification Position Summary Leads the design, testing and implementation of state-of-the art secure operating systems, networks, and database products. Provides technical expertise on security issues for all levels including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access. Duties and Responsibilities Leads the implementation of new security solutions, and creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments. Designs vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits and provides recommendations for application design. Uses encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research. Oversees development new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Recommends new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, providing architectural analysis and relates existing system to future needs and trends. Embeds forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration/testing issues. Participates in the creation and enforcement of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures). Maintains documentation, procedures and working instructions in accordance with federal and departmental guidelines. Analyze logs and reports and interprets the implications. Participates in investigations into problematic activity and assists with plans for appropriate resolution. Assists with proposals, including gathering facts, analyzing data and preparing project overview which compares alternatives in terms of cost, time, availability of equipment and personnel, etc. Performs additional duties and responsibilities as required. Secret security clearance required. #CB

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