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IT Security Specialist

Company: Zantech
Location: Quantico
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

At Zantech, we apply state-of-the-art technology to solve our Federal Clients' most mission-critical challenges. We embrace the opportunity to hire individuals with new talents and fresh perspectives. Zantech offers a competitive compensation, benefits and vacation package as well as providing you with a fast paced and exciting work environment. Come join our team!Zantech is looking for a talented IT Security Specialist to support our Federal Client. The Security Specialist works with a team of System Administrators and DBAs at the client site that are responsible for patching systems, performing vulnerability scans, and identifying vulnerabilities in support of Risk Management Framework (RMF) efforts and providing documentation to support the IA Assessment.Responsibilities include, but not limited to:+ Must review DISA STiG Checklists for accuracy and compliance+ Responsible for setting up and performing ACAS scans + Monitor Microsoft patching updates+ Utilize eMASS to upload PO, STiG checklists and Security Documentation+ Assist with developing and updating System Security Plans (SSP)+ Assist System Administrators with understanding STiG requirements and methods of remediation. + Prepare and assist with security assessments and ATO readiness.Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: + Security Certification (one of the following): CAP, CASP, CISM, CISSP, CISSP?Associate, GSLC+ CE certification (currently have, or earn within first 6 months of employment): + Existing - MCSA/MCSE Server 2008/2012, -OR-+ Microsoft Associate Certification for Security Engineer or Administrator+ Knowledge of DISA STiGs for various technologies that include Microsoft OS, IIS, and SQL Server. + Knowledge of various DoD policies and regulations (e.g., 8500, 5200)+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office products to include Excel, PowerPoint, and Word+ Prior experience performing patching of network systems (i.e., Windows servers, workstations, routers, and switches)+ Intermediate Experience using ACAS + Experience or training using eMASS+ Intermediate understanding of DISA STIG compliance and implementationAdditional Required:+ Active DOD Secret or higher per contract requirements.+ Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at time of hire. "Outstanding Performance---Always"Our corporate motto represents our commitment to build long-term relationships with both our clients and our employees by providing the highest quality service in everything we do. We strive for excellence for our clients and for each other.Zantech provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Zantech, Alexandria , IT Security Specialist, Other , Quantico, Virginia

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