IT Cyber Security Specialist

Washington, District Of Columbia
Jul 27, 2022
Aug 31, 2022
Full Time

The IT Cyber Security Specialist shall work with customer personnel to support the mission, functional, and cyber security policies, architecture, and operational procedures of the HVA PMO.

  • Apply mastery of IT systems security principles, concepts, and methods, including state-of-the-art and emerging techniques and products, to recommend appropriate technical strategies to resolve complex and persistent IT security challenges.
  • Provide SME expertise as it related to understanding and enhancing penetration test plans and final reports.
  • Review proposed new systems, networks, and software designs for potential security
  • Prepare deliverables, including progress, status, and management reports in accordance with the contract data requirements/deliverables list.
  • Complete annual company and customer-required training, as required.
  • Complete timesheet daily in an online system according to company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 3+ years of cyber security experience is required
  • Must have one of the following certifications:
  • CEH
  • CompTIA Pen Test+ OSCP
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident alien with 3+ years of U.S. residency from the legal entry date into the United States
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a favorable Department of Treasury background investigation, for life cycle of the project
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and experience using pen-testing tools, like Cobalt Strike, Bloodhound, Mimi Katz, and Nmap.
  • Knowledge and experience with PowerShell and
  • Must understand higher-level security requirements, like those resulting from STIGS, laws, regulations, or presidential directives.
  • Possess demonstrable skills/understanding utilizing various pen test tools and scripting languages.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of security weaknesses and be able to communicate how identifiedsecurity flaws or weaknesses translate into business risks and how to remediate these weaknesses.
  • Knowledge of NIST 800-53, 800-30, 800-37, and other applicable Cyber OMB memorandums and DHS
  • Knowledge of industry-standard government and commercial security evaluation
  • Experience with cloud-based solutions and security
  • Ability to analyze existing functional security requirements, security policies, architecture, and operational procedures for security flaws.
  • Ability to apply defined security analysis methodologies to a variety of government networks or systems.
  • Ability to assess the security posture of networks (Active Directory and Linux/UNIX) from multiple angles and know about various attack techniques against
  • Ability to lead/perform security assessments of developmental or operational networks and systems.
  • Must have the ability to take and pass a drug test (the department may require drug screening for probable cause at any time).
  • Must have the ability to communicate with others effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to multi-task in a high-stress, performance-based environment.
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% as required.

#Chenega Analytic Business Solutions, LLC

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

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