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Nessus Scanning Administrator

Job ID: 2014973
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Nessus Vulnerability Scanning Administrator to join SAIC to support our PBGC customer in Washington, D.C. This position is a member of a team that supports the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), an independent agency of the United States government. The team operates within the agency’s Information Technology Infrastructure Operations Department (ITIOD). The role is a part of the Development, Modernization, and Enhancement Team providing engineering solutions in support of the PBGC ITIOD. The successful candidate will manage the web application scanning program, reporting to the vulnerability management team lead.
 
Provide technical hands-on support for vulnerability scanning, with an emphasis on device scanning, using Tenable SecurityCenter and Tenable Nessus.  Configure, manage, and operate Tenable SecurityCenter and Tenable Nessus, and other vulnerability scanning tools as required.  Execute, manage, and troubleshoot device vulnerability scans.  Work with tool vendors to resolve issues.  Develop, execute, and improve work instructions and other technical documentation related to vulnerability scanning.  Analyze vulnerability data with a variety of tools.  Effectively and accurately document work in various formats including work instructions, change management requests, incident tickets, and email.  Improve efficiency through process improvement and automation.
 
The individual must be able to analyze data effectively in Excel.  The individual must have hands-on technical knowledge of some of the following:  security tools, networking, Linux administration, Windows administration, scripting and automation.
 
The individual must be able to communicate effectively with a minimum of supervision in verbally and in writing.  Must be able to use Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint effectively.

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 This position is temporarily remote due to Covid-19.

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree plus three (3) years of related information security experience otherwise seven (7) years of work experience performing the tasks defined in the job description.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: All candidates for consideration must be eligible to obtain a US Public Trust Clearance.



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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