Systems Security Analyst

Allegheny Science & Technology (AST) is seeking a Systems Security Analyst to support our DoD/IC customer with researching, identifying, and evaluating vulnerabilities posed by potential NGA research performers.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Document and assess existing personnel, physical, industrial, and information security practices as they relate to the research projects.
  • Assist with establishing and maintaining historical records of each Pods programs’ security architecture.
  • Identify export-controlled/ITAR-restricted technologies developed in NGA sponsored research.
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive NGA Research security classification guide addendum for Research pertaining to applicability to the overall NGA security classification guide.
  • Create in collaboration with program personnel comprehensive NGA security classification guidance according to DoD policy.
  • Provide briefings for the Pods on evolving security policies and guidance, including foreign Government relationships.
  • Review and comment on documents and briefings to ensure proper classification.
  • Assist in obtaining cooperative agreements with U.S. industrial facilities to support research studies and determine data releasability.
  • Interfacing with NGA senior officials, IC and DOD representatives, and participate in working groups and forums ensuring NGA and NSG guidance are consistent with national level published guidance.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Social Science, Physics, Engineering, or other directly related field is Highly Desirable.
  • Must have 8 years of total experience and 6 years of specialized experience.
  • Must have an Active TS/SCI Clearance.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience developing, staffing and managing security programs that incorporate partnerships and engagements in Research & Development of NSG communities (to include the IC, DoD, Commonwealth allies, industry, and academia).
  • Knowledge in developing, reviewing and documenting classification management business processes ensuring compliance with the Director of National Intelligence policy (ODNI), Director of Central Intelligence Directives (DCID), E.O. 13526, DoDM 5200.01, Volumes 1-
  • 4, federal regulations and International arrangements.
  • Expert knowledge of government policy and procedures for the handling of Controlled Unclassified Information and implementation of directives in the DoD and IC.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software for status tracking, reporting and presentation development.
  • Master's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Social Science, Physics, Engineering or related field.
  • Skills in Program Protection Planning.
  • Experience working with ITAR related issues.

About AST
Allegheny Science & Technology Corporation (AST) is one of America’s fastest-growing private, government services providers according to the Inc 500 and Washington Technology 2015 Fast 50; and an award winning, women-owned management and technology solutions company offering a broad range of services to customers including systems engineering; portfolio and program management; applied science and technology; data analytics and engineering; and knowledge and performance management. 

AST has corporate operations in Tysons, VA and Bridgeport, WV; and offices in Washington, DC, Germantown, MD, Golden Colorado, Northern Virginia, Idaho Falls, ID, and Albuquerque, NM.

AST offers solutions to federal, state, and local governments, federal civilian agencies, and commercial clients. We also work in areas such as project management, financial analysis, software engineering, as well as training and simulation, and technical support.

AST provides career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, flexible spending account, life insurance and a 401(k) plan. 

AST is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. 

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