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Cyber Analyst

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Job ID: 2015380
Location: CHARLESTON, SC, United States
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Database Admin
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


Location: Charleston, SC 

Job Description:
SAIC is looking for a Cyber Analyst. The successful candidate will participate in activities associated with vulnerability scanning, vulnerability analysis, scan analysis/troubleshooting in support of the DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) program and JFHQ-DoDIN directives. The candidate will primarily be responsible for infrastructure support and management of the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), analyzing vulnerability scanning activities and tracking/reporting on vulnerabilities to include Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) submittals as required.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Maintain, support, plan and develop ACAS architecture (Nessus Scanners, Passive Vulnerability Scanners, Security Centers) including the application and host servers (Linux VMs)

Test new iterations of existing and future software as either part of the ACAS suite or for potential inclusion
Adapt existing infrastructure (both ACAS application and related hardware) and processes to meet exigent needs of ACAS operations

Train team members on execution of new and updated processes for scalable and repeatable updates and maintenance of ACAS applications
Integrate performance monitoring metrics into larger NSOC monitoring software to identify problems in advance of customer notification
Identify current and future needs based on historical and contemporary use cases and emerging information both from Tenable and the DISA ACAS PMO

Evaluate successful implementation of established processes and procedures for updating and maintaining the ACAS applications
Participate and provide recommendations and courses of action in recurring status meetings regarding ACAS operation, planning and deployment efforts (including version and patching updates)

Support and provide technical documentation of ACAS and associated network architecture and operational and process documentation
Monitor status of Nessus Scanners, Passive Vulnerability Scanners, and Security Centers and ensure 24x7x365 availability of scanning infrastructure
Notify Linux administrators of outages and logging in the Outage Tracker on the KBS

Provide technical support, recommendations, and troubleshooting to subscribers and to other team members

Troubleshoot system issues
Disk usage, disk speed problems, database locks, and connectivity

Troubleshoot application issues

Configuration issues, scan zone overlaps, outages, and application health

Troubleshoot scanning issues
False positives, configuration problems, and authentication issues
Submit PPSM tickets for problems with ACAS systems communicating both internally and with customer devices
Interface with Tenable regarding troubleshooting efforts and feature requests

Assist ACAS users with credentialed scan issues
Analyze vulnerability scan results and subsequent reporting using the ACAS application
Send ASR/ARF reports to users as requested
Send Nessus files as requested
Add and push plugins to Nessus scanners
Associate Nessus scanners to appropriate scan zones
Update STIG audits and maintaining the associated policies
Monitor VAAT inbox
Monitor and assist with tickets submitted in the VAAT Remedy queue
Attend and participate on monthly subscriber compliance calls conducted by

Program Support
Provide subscriber issuance compliance metrics to the Cyber Operation Center (CyOC)
Maintain existing standard operational procedure (SOP) documentation and drafting new SOPs and other documentation as necessary
Support intra-team coordination efforts
Address PHX/SDB difficulties, tickets and feature requests as it pertains to ACAS and VAAT operations
Interact with the system administrators who oversee ACAS-related systems and functions
Troubleshoot and test integration with other products
Maintain CMRS ACAS publishing capability for our customers
Monitor and manage MHS Genesis incorporation into the ACAS infrastructure
Authorized to view audit records on Central Log Server


Required Skills:

Must have a Secret Clearance

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience. An additional 4 years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirement

Must be able to obtain the following certifications within 90 days of employment:
8570 IAT Level II Certification
DoD 8140 CSSP Auditor

Must meet requirements of DoD Directives 8570.01M

Experience managing an ACAS infrastructure

Must be proficient with desktop programs such as Adobe Acrobat, MS Excel, MS Word
Must possess a high attention to detail

Ability to travel as needed, up to 10%


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 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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