At Alion, we are techie and proud, so you might not see us in a shiny suit or wearing the latest shoes. More often, we're behind the scenes putting our fingerprints all over market innovations. We get excited about the problem as much as the solution, because the more we understand it, the better able we are to fix it. We are deeply analytical experts who tell the truth and never stop looking for a way to make our solutions better.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Top Secret w/ current SCI with CI Poly
JOB SUMMARY: Design, develop, deliver, and operate solutions to hard cryptologic computer science problems within a scientific framework. The solutions may arise in the form of forensics and attack attribution., protection of critical networks active systems warnings and indicators, active penetration into target systems, knowledge discovery of passive and active systems, or other cryptologic computer science mission support. Requisite computer science skills (operating systems, compiler theory database theory, algorithm analysis computer architecture discrete math programming language theory, and data structures) are applied to each problem to provide state-of the-art techniques and approaches.
A Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience or a master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience or a Doctorate degree and 2 years of relevant experience. An associate degree plus 7 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position. Degree must be in Computer Science (CS). Related field (e.g. Engineering, Mathematics) may be considered relevant if the programs contain at a minimum a concentration of courses in the following CS areas: algorithms • computer architecture (not network architecture); programming methodologies and languages; data structures; logic and computation; and advanced mathematics (for example, calculus, discrete mathematics). Information Technology (IT) or Information Systems (IS) degrees may be considered relevant if the programs contain the amount and type of course work equivalent to a CS major. Relevant experience must be in computer systems research; simulation/model development and prototyping; software design • programming; computational science; algorithm analysis and design; reverse engineering; and/or designing/developing computer or information systems including engineering hardware and/or software.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience
Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible
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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 for the majority of our positions.
A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.