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Cybersecurity Engineer Job in Wright Pat, Ohio US

Cybersecurity Engineer

Alion Science and Technology Corporation - Wright Pat, OH

Posted: 10/21/2019 - Expires: 1/19/2020

Job ID: 213104715

Job Description

Job Description
Alion is seeking technically minded, inquisitive candidates to join a select team investigating the security of complex embedded systems.  The ideal candidate has a strong multi-disciplinary foundation in digital and analog system architecture or design, has a hacker / pen-testing mindset, and excels at decomposing complex systems and protocols to understand how they work.  Duties will include evaluation and vulnerability assessments of existing systems and designs to include system architecture evaluation, protocol analysis, hardware and/or software vulnerability discovery, and documentation of findings or recommendations.  Viability and impact of findings will often require team members to develop proof-of-concept demonstrations of identified susceptibilities.

 B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or other related technical disciplines
 1-5 years of relevant experience
 Clearance: Secret, willing and able to obtain Top Secret
 Working knowledge of modern computer architecture and electronic components, to include microprocessors, FPGAs, and ASIC technologies
 Proficient technical writing skills to generate technical documents and presentations
 Excellent verbal communication skills, comfortable interacting with technical peers and teaming on projects
 Good analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
 Competent with a least one scripting language (Python, Perl, etc.)
 Competent with at least one high-level language (C, C++, Java, Matlab, etc.)
 Experience developing or analyzing low-level / assembly language code


 "Red" or "Blue" team experience with cyber physical, weapon systems, automotive, or other complex embedded systems
 Working knowledge of Linux operating systems
 Reverse engineering, bug hunting, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, or exploit development experience
 Familiarity with static and/or dynamic analysis, instrumentation and debugging tools
 Familiarity or experience conducting malware analysis
 Familiarity with disassemblers and/or full system simulators (e.g., SIMICS)
 Familiarity with network or communications protocols
 Familiarity with IA concepts, including cryptographic algorithms and protocols


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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

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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