Cyber Security Vulnerability Analyst

Job Locations US-NM-Los Alamos
ID
2022-2003
Category
Information Technology
Type
Full Time

Overview

Edgewater Federal Solutions is a privately held government contracting firm located in Frederick, MD.  The company was founded in 2002 with the vision of being highly recognized and admired for supporting customer missions through employee empowerment, exceptional services and timely delivery. Edgewater Federal Solutions is ISO 9001, 20000-1, 270001 certified, appraised at CMMI Level 3 Maturity for Development and Services, and has been named the #5 Top Workplace in the Greater Washington Area Small Companies category 2018 through 2021.

 

Edgewater Federal Solutions is currently seeking a Cyber Security Vulnerability Tester.  Applicant will be part of the vulnerability scanning and compliance team.  

Responsibilities

  • Support a vulnerability scanning operations team to identify, classify, remediate and mitigate system vulnerabilities.
  • Help in supporting and developing a vulnerability program around tools such as, Nmap, MassScan, and Nessus.

Qualifications

  • A deep understanding of the cyber security environment, including network and host system security issues and concepts, compliance, and certifications
  • Advanced understanding of common network and host-based attacks, attack methods, network defense architectures, and security tools
  • Extensive experience with the following:
    • Penetration testing
    • Vulnerability detection and mitigation
    • Programming and script languages
    • Security tool development and support
  • Experience with programming in Python
  • UNIX/Linux system experience
  • Experience working with databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL, Sybase

Desired Skills

  • Skilled with automated analysis with Python, Perl or similar languages
  • Web application development:
    • Back-end: Python, Perl, or PHP
    • Front-end: HTML/CSS development and Javascript development
  • Tool integration and event correlation with differing API’s

 

It has been and continues to be the policy of Edgewater Federal Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, and/or other status protected by applicable law. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, as a condition of employment, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated. An employee is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one week after receiving a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. All newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination. 

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