DCO Analyst (Vulnerability Scanning) Fort Liberty (3564)

| Liberty, NC, USA
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SMX is seeking a DCO Analyst (Vulnerability Scanning) to support GISA at Ft. Liberty, NC. The successful candidate will have familiarity with relevant regulations and compliance standards, particularly those pertaining to vulnerability scanning in the Army and IC environment with expert knowledge of the DISA ACAS Best Practice Guide.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform regular vulnerability assessments and scanning of network, systems, and applications on both on premise and cloud environment to identify security weaknesses and potential threats using Tenable Nessus. 
  •  Analyze the results of vulnerability scans to determine the level of risk associated with identified vulnerabilities. 
  • Collaborate with IT and security teams to develop plans for mitigating or remediating vulnerabilities, which may include patch management, configuration changes, or other security measures. 
  • Manage and maintain vulnerability scanning tools and software, ensuring they are up-to-date and effective in identifying vulnerabilities.
  • Participate in or support incident response activities by providing expertise in vulnerability-related issues during security incidents.
  • Create detailed reports on vulnerability scan results, risk assessments, and mitigation progress to share with relevant stakeholders, including management and regulatory bodies.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations related to vulnerability scanning and reporting, such as DOD, Army and Intelligence Community (IC) task orders, bulletins, National Security Memorandums (NSM) and the ACAS DISA Best Practice Guide.
  • Educate and train ISSO and ISSM personal across the Army Intelligence Enterprise (AIE) on the importance of vulnerability scanning and security best practices.
  • Continuously monitor systems and networks for emerging threats and vulnerabilities, adapting scanning and assessment processes as needed to remain complaint with Army and IC regulations.
  • Stay current with the latest cybersecurity threats and technologies, contributing to the development of improved vulnerability scanning methodologies and tools. 
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and compliance standards, particularly those pertaining to vulnerability scanning in the Army and IC environment with expert knowledge of the DISA ACAS Best Practice Guide.

Requirements:

  • Active TS security clearance and eligible for SCI and NATO read-on prior to starting work 
  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, or a related field. 
  • Meet the DoD requirements for a privileged user on a TS/SCI information system prior to starting work
  • DoD 8570 level III Industry certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). 
  • Proficiency in vulnerability scanning and cyber tools such as Nessus, Splunk, network analyzers, Big Data Platform and analytics, as well as knowledge of related tools and technologies. 
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, threat landscape, and common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs). 
  • The ability to analyze and interpret vulnerability scan results and make informed decisions regarding risk and remediation. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for creating reports, conveying information to non-technical stakeholders, and collaborating with other teams. 
  • The capability to identify and resolve security issues efficiently. 
  • Thoroughness in scanning, analyzing, and documenting vulnerabilities and their potential impact. 
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills, work closely with IT and security teams to address vulnerabilities.

Desired:

  • 5 years’ experience as a DCO Analyst on Army Intel programs ·
  • 2 years’ experience with AC2SP tenant assessment and accreditation activities

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We share your vision for the future and strive to accelerate your impact on the world. We bring both cutting edge technology and an expansive view of what’s possible to every engagement. Our delivery model and unique approaches harness our deep technical and domain knowledge, providing forward-looking insights and practical solutions to power secure mission acceleration.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information.  SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including disability and veterans. 

Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

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