Cybersecurity Analyst – 37816

at Alion Science and Technology Corporation
Location Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
Date Posted October 13, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Alion Science and Technology is looking for a junior to mid-level Cybersecurity Analysts to work at WPAFB.

  • The Cybersecurity Specialist is part of a team providing expertise and technical management support to a Department of Defense acquisition program manager.
  • This individual will be responsible for following Risk Management Frames (RMF) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) processes for weapon systems that will generate unclassified, classified, or higher data. 
  • As part of this process, the Cybersecurity Specialist will develop, coordinate, and maintain all documentation required to develop the A&A packages in achieving an Interim Approval to Test (IATT), Interim Approval to Operate (IATO) and/or an Approval to Operate (ATO) as required by the acquisition program. 
  • The applicant will develop the Cybersecurity assessment required in support of the Commands Platform Information Technology (PIT) system acquisition and/or modifications. 
  • Additionally, they will be responsible for reviewing supporting program documentation such as, but not limited to:  Information Support Plan, Concept of Operations, Initial Capabilities Document, Program Protection Plans, and Capabilities Description Document. 
  • The position requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, and excellent communications skills. 


  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of DoD work experience required. 
  • 5 years of relative experience can be substituted in place of a Bachelor's degree. 
  • Experience in both acquisitions and/or cybersecurity is preferred. 
  • The individual must possess sufficient motivation and experience to perform with little supervision. 
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a background investigation. 
  • Candidate should have a demonstrated understanding of technical, engineering, and programmatic capabilities related to information systems and/or subsystems.
  • Understanding of the operational context of weapon systems employment is preferred. 

Applicants must possess at least an active Secret level clearance.

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

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