Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Mid-Level Tenable ACAS Specialist on the DISA GSM-O program in Alexandria, VA.
This position serves as a member of the Tenable ACAS team responsible for operating and maintaining the Joint Service Provider’s Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) program. This position supports timely and accurate scanning and reporting per JSP and DoD policies and orders. Activities that this position will execute include deploying, configuring, operating, monitoring, tuning, upgrading, and troubleshooting Tenable components spanning a large and complex environment.
•Serve as an integral member of a team of Tenable specialists supporting various organizations across the National Capital Region
•Complete the following key functions for Tenable deployments across JSP’s area of responsibility:•Install updates to Tenable software as released and in compliance with STIG requirements
•Deploy, maintain, and tune Tenable scanners to meet current and future needs
•Create, deploy, and manage Tenable scan configurations
•Conduct scans and provide reporting to the JSP DCO leadership as well as scanned organizations
•Ensure that the ACAS scanners and Security Center are operational and reporting properly
•Assist customers in resolving ACAS issues
•Perform monthly vulnerability scans and create repositories, queries, and dashboards as necessary to ensure vulnerability report information is available
•Investigate false positives or potentially confusing scan data results
•Develop tracking mechanism for false positives and track false positives until the finding is corrected; provide results upon resolution
•Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of prior IT experience with 2+ years working with Tenable Security Center and Tenable Nessus agents within the DoD environment. Additional work experience or Cyber courses/certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree.
•DoD 8570 IAT II
•Windows Server 2012 or 2016 certification OR ability to obtain certification within 6 months of start date
*Experience running ACAS on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
*Hands-on experience with general RHEL administration and troubleshooting
•Demonstrated experience with multiple network security zones, subnetting, VRFs, and VLANs
•Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic finding.
•Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
•Must be a US Citizen.
•Must hold a Secret clearance with TS/SCI eligibility preferred
•Cybersecurity experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.
•Advanced understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
•Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.
•Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
•Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Cyber Operations
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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