The VAT Analyst will be assisting with the Enterprise Information System Vulnerability Management (ISVM) compliance validation, execute Vulnerability Scans and will conduct vulnerability assessments of IT systems. Perform research on current vulnerabilities, support Incident Response and SOC functions as related to vulnerabilities. Will be responsible for authoring security advisories.
BS degree Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 1+ years of prior relevant experience. Relevant experience is within one of the following areas pentesting, security technical assessments or supporting vulnerability scanning/management program.
Expertise and experience conducting assessments and vulnerability scans against web, database, operating system, wifi and network devices using DHS CDM vulnerability scanning tool suites.
Experience customizing and maintaining scan polices, scan schedules, inventories, zones, and repositories on scanning tools.
Experience providing formal and adhoc reports on security vulnerabilities
Experience reviewing scan results to ensure accurate findings
Experience the vulnerability assessment component of DHS Audits and FISMA security authorization, and on-going authorization activities.
Detailed oriented, strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning under pressure
Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
Strong written, oral and presentation communication skills
Must have an active Secret Clearance. In addition to the specific clearance requirement, all personnel supporting CBP must have a current background investigation (BI) or obtain a favorable BI before joining the program.
Expertise with DHS CDM tools, specifically vulnerability scanning tools suite.
Tenable Security Center, Appdetective, WebInspect and Burp Suite
Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell
One or more of the following certifications:
CEH, LPT, ECSA, ENSA, CNDA, ECSS, ECSP, ECES, CISSP, CCSP, SEI, OSEE, ISWP, OSCE, OSCP, CCNA Security, GPEN, GWAPT, GCIH, GAWN, GMOB, GYPC, GXPN
Prior Pentesting experience within DOD, or US Federal Civilian agency