Vulnerability Scanning Specialist

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 05-01-2018
Lunarline is seeking an experienced Vulnerability Scanning Specialist to perform scans on 4,000 host devices. This program is composed of ongoing annual, monthly, and periodic Ad Hoc or Emerging Threat scans.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate with approximately 500 unique units’ IT staff to schedule and pre­pare for recurring security scans of assets physically located at the IDCs.
  • Use client tools and websites to identify IDC servers and server locations to review this data with unit IT staff in preparation for recurring, Ad Hoc, and / or Emerging Threat scanning events.
  • Use Tenable Security Center Continuous View (Nessus) to schedule scans according to unit staff’s day / time preferences.
  • Generate and provide Basic Risk Reports (BRRs) via email for all servers scanned during recurring, Ad Hoc, and / or Emerging Threat scanning events.
  • Perform remediation scans and provide BRRs.
  • Prepare Residual Risk Reports (R3s) (for release by government personnel) for unit Executives for all systems scanned during recurring, Ad Hoc, or emerging Threat scanning events.
  • Maintain a record of systems scanned and reports sent in the government-provided SQL database.
 
Skills/Qualifications
  • Experience with scans using Tenable Security Center Continuous View (Nessus) or other vulnerability scanning tools
  • Knowledge of PowerShell scripting or in automating routine tasks.
  • Experience with MS Windows and Linux common vulnerabilities, patching, and sys­tem administration.
  • Knowledge of report writing through Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services in creating required and ad-hoc reports.
 
Advanced Skills/Qualifications desired:
  • Experience with PowerShell programming
  • Experience in Database Administration
  • Knowledge of or experience using Symantec Endpoint Protection
 
Minimum Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • The following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cybersecurity “Certified Expert” certifications.
 
Place of Performance:
  • On client site in Washington, DC


Disclaimer
  
Lunarline is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lunarline that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regard to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status or ancestry.
Lunarline participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Lunarline will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration ("SSA") and/or the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") of your authorization to work in the United States. 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
 
 
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