Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Job Description

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

Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Alion Science and Technology Corporation is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers.

Alion was formed in December 2002 when approximately 1600 employees of the IIT Research Institute (IITRI), founded in 1936, purchased substantially all of the assets of IITRI creating a 100% ESOP-owned company. Each Alion employee has a personal stake in ensuring the collective success of the company.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards. Several Alion locations are ISO 9001:2008 certified and we maintain a CMMI Level 3-appraised development facility, which employs robust, flexible and scalable processes to produce elegant, yet practical solutions.

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