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Job #: R-00032626
Location: Vicksburg, MS
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos iEnterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense team is seeking an ACAS (Assured Compliance Assessment Solution) Specialist to support the ACT-IT program. This position requires a minimum active DOD Secret clearance with ability to obtain a DOD Top Secret/SSBI. Work will be performed in one of two locations: Vicksburg, MS or Atlanta, GA.

As ACAS specialist, you will serve as an administrator on the system, provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) level support to define, analyze, implement, secure, test, and deploy new requirements and enhancements for network monitoring, network vulnerability identification and remediation, and network security compliance. You will implement and install ACAS (Nessus scanners and Security Centers).  Provide guidance and recommendations for best practice configuration of ACAS organizations, scan repositories, asset lists, scan profiles, etc.  You will also assist with automation and implementation of periodic vulnerability reporting from ACAS to other organizations.  In addition, you will coordinate with ACE-IT to upgrade and enhance ACAS using the latest software releases, plugins, and mission enabling configurations as they become available.

Primary Responsibilities:
•    Analyzing the results of security scans, and ensuring that appropriate System Administrators apply security patches and/or make changes to the security configuration of the system as required.
•    Providing scan analysis, of all assets as needed to support and validate IAVM and STIG compliance.
•    Providing status update reports detailing IAVM and STIG compliance.
•    Addressing any vulnerability findings identified as a result of DISA Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) assistance visits.
•    Developing and implementing information assurance/security standards and procedures.
•    Uses Tenable products; SecurityCenter, Nessus, PVS, Nessus Manager, Nessus Agents while proactively performing monthly and targeted (asset or IAVM) security scans on all networks using the latest approved Government security scanner to determine vulnerabilities.

Required Qualifications:
•   Current  IAT Level II DoD 8570.01-M Security+ Certification
•    Active Department of Defense (DOD) Secret with ability to obtain Top Secret/SSBI Security Clearance; those with current Top Secret or open SSBI will be given preference.
•    BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or Engineering and 4+ years or an Associates degree with 6 years relevant Cyber Security experience. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
•    Two (2) years’ experience with ACAS (Tenable Security Center and Tenable Nessus) disciplines and protocols to include comprehensive knowledge of specific C&A tasks.
•    Three (3) years of recent relevant IA/CS experience.
•    Must have experience installing, configuring, deploying, upgrading, operating, and maintaining Security Center and Tenable Nessus at an organizational or enterprise level.
•    Ability to set up and execute Nessus scans through the Security Center interface, determine whether a completed scan has provided valid results, and generate a variety of reports to meet customer needs and expectations.
•    U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Active DOD Top Secret Clearance.
•    CISSP Certification
•    UNIX or Linux experience (w/ certification) and system hardening experience is preferred.

ACEIT

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Operations

Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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