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Tenable ACAS Specialist

Company: Leidos
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job #: R-00062699
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility : Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Tenable ACAS Specialist on the DISA GSM-O program in Alexandria, VA. An active Secret Security Clearance is required prior to start. Position Summary: --
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 performing systems analysis, modifying / updating Tenable applications based on results of analysis, deployment of application and tools, performing testing of deployed application and tools, and communicating updates to Tenable ACAS Lead and customers as required.-- Responsibilities include: 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: Provide performance tuning to systems and troubleshoot Tenable components which span a large and complex environment Provide solution engineering support to ensure systems and components meet current and future standards Install updates to Tenable software as released and in compliance with STIG requirements Deploy, maintain, and perform tuning of Tenable scanners to meet current and future needs Develop / create, deploy, and manage Tenable scan configurations Conduct scans and provide detailed 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, make recommendations as needed 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 Basic Qualifications: 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. 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. DoD 8570 IAT II certification is required prior to start. Must be a US Citizen. Must hold an active Secret clearance prior to start date; TS/SCI eligibility is preferred. Preferred Qualifications: 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. Pay Range: COVID Response Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.-- 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, civil, and health markets. The company's 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit . Pay and Benefits Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here . Securing Your Data Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to . Commitment to Diversity All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws. Description Job Description:Looking for an... 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