Cyber Security Analyst/Security Administrator
Overview:We are seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst/Security Administrator to join our team supporting our Army DENIX Program in Alexandria, VA.TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought"A' embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.Visit us at .Apply now to explore jobs with us!The safety and health of our employees is of the upmost importance. Employees are required to comply with any contractually mandated Federal COVID-19 requirements. More information can be found here.Responsibilities & Qualifications:Ideal candidate will be able to work with our Cybersecurity Analysts and System Administrators to ensure that applications are continually secure in our production environment. The applicant must have the ability to set up, run, and interpret Splunk and any findings. Applicant will have the ability to run multiple scans, including but not limited to SAST, DAST, and NESSUS, on a regular schedule, analyze scan results and mitigate found vulnerabilities. Applicant must have an understanding of DoD compliance requirements, knowledge of working with a Risk Management Framework (RMF) and creating documentation of compliance and a working familiarity with eMASS. Applicant should have prior experience working in AWS and configuring firewalls (Nexgen).RESPONSIBILITIESImplement automated security scans and resolve vulnerabilitiesConfigure and manage enclave firewall and router security configurationAbility to analyze scan resultsAbility to remediate any compliance findingsContinual RMF RemediationPOAM RemediationUpdating DENIX program's eMass packageCan work independentlyREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree with at least 5+ years in IA technical experience including but not limited to: cybersecurity, systems and database administration, network engineering, software development and quality assurance EMASS, NextGen Firewall, HBSS, ACAS, Windows and LinuxIAT Level II Certification (Security+ or higher)AWS Certified Solutions Architect ProfessionalISC2 Certified Authorization ProfessionalActive Secret Security Clearance (preferred Top Secret)Additional Job Information:COMPETENCIESEstablish FocusChange ManagementDevelop OthersOral CommunicationWritten CommunicationInterpersonal AwarenessBuild RelationshipsAnalytical ThinkingConceptual ThinkingStrategic ThinkingTechnical ExpertiseInitiativeFoster InnovationResults OrientedTeamworkCustomer ServiceWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Location: Telework, but must be local to Alexandria, VA areaType of environment: RemoteNoise level: LowWork schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.Amount of Travel: 10%PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCECitizenship: US CitizenClearance requirement: Active Secret ClearanceOTHER DUTIESPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYIn order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"A' ). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.