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Vulnerability Scanning Specialist utilizes cyber-intelligence tools / methods and performs research and analysis in order to mitigate and eliminate data and cyber security risks. Defines security objectives and system-level performance requirements. Researches and stays abreast of tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer network vulnerabilities. Configures and validates secure systems, tests security tools and systems to detect computer and information security weakness. Areas of focus include encryption, authentication, identity and access management, vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection and incident response and remediation.
The Vulnerability Scanning Specialist’s primary responsibility will be vulnerability scanning of CSSP customer systems in order to determine compliancy and report results. They will also be involved with product evaluation and various aspects of system administration.
Collaborate with other members of the IA/scanning team on daily issues
Research and explain software vulnerabilities for multiple operating systems
Diagnose and resolve scanner software problems, and restore normal operation
Determine software configurations that achieve a high level of security for systems and applications
Makes recommendations for enhancements to improve efficiency, reliability, and security
Provide quality customer service
Provide off-hour response to emergency situations
Interpret vulnerability scan output and provide quantitative analysis of the results to management
Work with the other IT support teams in troubleshooting and remediating outstanding vulnerabilities
Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Security Clearance
3 years of relevant experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in work experience
Must have current DOD 8570 IAT II and CSSP Analyst certification(s) prior to start: IAT II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Sec+, or SSCP); CSSP Analyst (CEH, CFR, CySA+, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP or SCYBER)
DoD 8570 compliant by obtaining/maintaining required certifications
Familiarity with DoD and Army IAVM policies and procedures
Experience documenting technical standards and procedures
Linux/UNIX and Windows OS security
Knowledge of DoD and/Army computer security policies
Understanding of hacking techniques and methodology
Familiarity with vulnerability scanning techniques
The ability to multi-task and work independently or as part of a team depending on the project
Provide quality customer service with excellent problem solving skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Mature, self-motivated, adaptable and able to work well in a group environment
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)
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Maryland Client Office (MD88)