Vulnerability Assesment Specialist
Apr 24, 2024
Government IT Division
Springfield, Virginia, United States

MKS2 Technologies, LLC, an award-winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Instructional Design and Training, Software Engineering and IT Support Services to improve the security and well-being of our clients. Our commitment to excellence and our “Mission First” orientation has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies. We have employees nationwide and for the past three consecutive years were named one of the fastest growing Veteran-owned companies in the nation. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with MKS2.


 

Computer Network Defense Vulnerability Assessment Specialist 

Location: Springfield, VA

Clearance: TS/SCI w/ CI Poly Overview

We are hiring a great opportunity for a Computer Network Defense Vulnerability Assessment Specialist – Top Secret clearance. This position will be based in Springfield, VA. The position requires you to be onsite. This position will require U.S. Citizenship and an active DoD TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.

Position Description

The CND Vulnerability Assessment Specialist is an expert in vulnerability methodologies, assessments, and cybersecurity scanners/tools.

Responsibilities

The CND Specialist is responsible for the following activities:

  • Developing and executing the organization’s continuous vulnerability assessment
  • Measuring the effectiveness of defense-in-depth mechanisms against vulnerabilities and developing recommendations to remediate systemic security issues.
  • Configuring, operating, maintaining, and evaluating the effectiveness of vulnerability scanning and assessment toolsets.
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on system/network misconfigurations, non-compliance, unauthorized assets, false positives, and baseline deviations.
  • Assessing the level of risk introduced by vulnerabilities and developing remediation
  • Investigating and analyzing cybersecurity incidents to ensure the appropriate response activities and mitigations are applied.
  • Distributing periodic vulnerability assessment reports, summaries, notifications, and an annual vulnerability assessment scorecard to CIO leadership and IT stakeholders.
  • Developing and maintaining documentation as it pertains to the use and operation of vulnerability assessment tools and methodologies (SOPs, assessment plants, test plants, ).

Position Qualifications

  • Seven or more years of progressive, hands-on experience as a cybersecurity analyst, administrator, or engineer responsible for Enterprise vulnerability management toolsets (e.g., ACAS, Tenable, Nessus, Rapid7, AppSpider, SCAP, STIG Viewer, etc.).
  • Demonstrated proficiency and expertise in the following areas:
    • Applying computer networking concepts, protocols, and security methodologies to Enterprise information systems.
    • Developing and applying risk management methodologies and processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
    • Securing and evaluating information systems for compliance with DISA
  • Excellent initiative, problem-solving, and analytical skills with an ability to work both independently and as a team.
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication, presentation, and reporting

Desired Qualifications

  • Operating in a Cybersecurity Operations Center
  • Engineering/administering a variety of IT devices/tools such as Windows, Linux, Cisco, Citrix, VMWare, Active Directory, Splunk, ePO, Trellix, Tanium, Ivanti, Sentinel One, CrowdStrike,
  • Conducting penetration testing, packet inspection/analysis, malware detection, data loss prevention, incident response, forensics, etc.

CSWF Requirements

Cybersecurity > Vulnerability Assessment Analyst (541) > Intermediate Level

Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


 

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