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Adelphi, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2003211

Vulnerability Scanning Specialist

Reporting directly to the client IAM, this person’s primary responsibility will be vulnerability scanning of all enterprise systems in order to determine compliancy and report results. They will also be involved with product evaluation and various aspects of system administration. This position requires a strong background understanding UNIX/Linux and Windows operating systems. 

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.
  • Perform wireless assessments of ARL sites to meet Army monthly compliance standards.
  • Work with the other IT support teams in troubleshooting and remediating outstanding vulnerabilities.
  • Develop scanning solutions for research networks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to secure and maintain Active DoD Security Clearance
  • A total of 6 years relevant IT experience:  2 years experience in Information Systems and/or security experience with at least 2 of those years in network software and hardware and a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in work experience.
  • Vulnerability scanning experience using Retina, NMAP and/or Nessus.
  • Experience with TCP/IP network protocols.
  • Mature, self-motivated, adaptable and able to work well in a group environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to develop and execute detailed written plans for complex software and hardware implementations.
  • Strong ability to develop effective written procedures and SOPs to guide daily operations.
  • DoD 8570 compliant by obtaining/maintaining required certifications such as; Security+

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.
  • First-hand experience with installing and configuring Windows and Linux/Unix operating systems.

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.
  • People skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

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.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

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