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Adelphi, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R1802118

Vulnerability Scanning Specialist

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

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.

Key Responsibilities:

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

Basic Qualifications:

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

Preferred Skills/Experience:

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

Professional Skills:

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

Takes Initiative

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)

Pay Transparency Statement: For more information, please click here: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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