Nessus Vulnerability Expert

Location: Arlington, VA
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!
 
Founded in 2004, ApplyLogic is a Veteran Owned Small Business, ISO9001:2008 certified with over $7M annual revenues and 35 employees. Our growth has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 and the INC. 5000. We have a Nessus Vulnerability Expert position open in Arlington, Virginia.

Job Description and Responsibilities:
 
  • Work closely with the Engineering and IT Security Teams in developing security baseline
  • Lead efforts for configuring and tuning Tenable Security Center
  • Configure compliance tool default audit files configuration items to comply with defined policies
  • Update the tools with required configuration changes identified
  • Run test scans to validate the changes in the tool and resolve any technical issues arise with compliance scanning tools in timely manner
  • Provide recommendations for maintaining and updating security posture
  • Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions.
  • Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level. Conducts threat modeling exercises.
  • Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigation's along with assisting in security awareness programs. Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy.
  • Prepares security reports to regulatory agencies.
  • Audits and manages access management
 
Qualifications:
  • BS or equivalent + 9 yrs related experience, or MS + 7 yrs related experience
  • Strong experience with Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
 
Clearance:
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Public Trust
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