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Alion Science and Technology

InfoSys Security Officer, Lead - 37974

Enon, OH

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is looking for an Information System Security Officer for Wright Patterson Air Force Base. The ISSOs primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts. The position will provide day-to-day support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

In this position you will be supporting the Foreign Materiel Exploitation (FME) Squadron of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC). The mission objective is to help U.S. warfighters maintain their competitive edge by enabling the execution of timely exploitation of foreign aerospace and electronic systems for FME's Global Exploitation Intelligence Group. The majority of the work is performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) in Dayton. To find out more about this exciting mission read NASIC's Acquire, Assess, Exploit article. Secure our Nation, Ignite your future, and become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.

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At ALION, you'll help protect our National Security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.


In this role you will be responsible for:

Maintaining the certification and accreditation of classified Information System networks and ensure auditing requirements are completed in accordance with appropriate guidelines & requirements.

Ensuring all system security procedures are being followed include maintaining and reviewing software security patching, account management and audit files in accordance with various customer requirements.

Maintaining Information System media control, anti-virus definition updates, hardware and software control for secure operating environments, Information Security briefings, education and training. Performing periodic self-inspections of the overall Information System program and ensure compliance with various Government regulations.

Assisting with investigations into security violations related to the Information System program, ensuring corrective actions are appropriately implemented.


An ideal candidate will be a fast-learning, self-motivated individual with a passion to work on, and positively impact, our nation's defense against threats

BS + 8-10 years of experience in information systems security/information assurance implementing NISPOM Chapter 8, DoDM 8501.01, JAFAN 6/3, DCID 6/3, ICD 503, and/or JSIG IS requirements

Working knowledge of security system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures to include NISPOM, JSIG, NIST 800-37 (RMF), NIST 800-53, CNSSI 1253, ICD 503, Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes is required

Experience with SCAP, NESSUS and other vulnerability scanning and logging tools a plus

Knowledge of HBSS is a plus

Knowledge across all aspects of Security and will be required to backup and assist other members of the Security Staff as required

Operating knowledge of Windows/Linux operating systems

Working proficiency with Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC), Remote System Administration Tools (RSAT), and Directory and Resource Administrator (DRA)

Proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Strong team-work, communication and problem solving skills

Ability to work in both a Team environment as well as independently

Must be organized and detail orientated

Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners

Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literacy

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


BS with 8-10 years experience. Additional years of experience can be substituted in leiu of a degree


Must have a minimum of Security+ certification or equivalent to meet therequirements outlined in DoD Directive 8140 for Information Assurance Manager Level I

Security Clearance:

Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility, with eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information

Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
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-QjH1pCmv6tdl
Employment Type: Other