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Alion Science and Technology

Information Systems Security Officer/Engineer - T4S/TTS - 36531

3+ months agoRidgecrest, CA

Job Description

Position Summary

Alion is looking for an Information Systems Security Officer/Engineer to join our national team for the recently awarded contract in China Lake, CA. Alion continues to be the Navy's choice for integrating, operating, and maintaining the Tactical Training Ranges, Navy Continuous Training Environment, and Tactical Combat Training System Increment II to realize a persistent world-wide Live, Virtual, Constructive training capability. The Information Systems Security Officer/Engineer is responsible for the oversight and accountability of daily security operations for the information systems (unclassified/classified).


  • Responsible for the certification and accreditation of computer networks and standalone information systems using government standards.
  • Prepare, maintain and implement System Security Plans that accurately depict the customers contractual requirements.
  • Support all disciplines within the security program and ensure business needs are met.
  • Works directly with program managers and system security engineers on all phases of system life cycle development.
  • Develops and implements security measures in accordance with applicable ICDs, NISP, other guiding government regulations and local facility procedures.
  • Conducts ongoing vulnerability testing of the information system to verify security features and operating controls are functional, effective and meet government standards.
  • Interact with internal and external customers or government security officials to perform security duties, address routine information security matters with employees regarding issues, report preparation and system security access briefings, etc.
  • Develops and implements facility procedures to govern marking, handling, controlling removing, transporting, sanitizing, reusing and destroyed media and equipment containing classified equipment.
  • Responsible for changes to the classified system components, environment and location, including temporary relocation to another classified area.
  • Assists Information Systems Security Manager in reporting and mitigation of information system security incidents.
  • Initiates protective and/or corrective measures designed to prevent future incidents.
  • Thorough understanding of Automated Information Systems and specifically chapter 8 of National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelors degree and 8-10 years relevant work experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience.
  • Must be proficient in the use of various computer applications and testing tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WASSP, MBSA, Nessus, etc.).
  • Strong background in certification and accreditation process of information systems and ability to write, review and coordinate system security plans. Prefer CISSP or DOD 8570-1 certifications or working towards certification.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must have active Secret clearance.



Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

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.

Covid Notice

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.

Job ID: Alion-CxDPmQazZsag
Employment Type: Other