Security Specialist

fisma, nist-rmf, incident, response
Full Time
Up to $90,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Title: Security Specialist
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL


This position will serve as the alternate Information System Security Officer (ISSO), should be highly experienced in Tenable security center, along with other industry standards for scanning and auditing software and hardware systems. The candidate will need to be familiar with the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) for all major system domains, both on the application and interpenetration of the findings. They should also be familiar with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process and skilled at developing Plan Of Actions & Milestones (POAM) for the organization. Technical writing and oral briefing skills are extremely important, as this position will need to brief senior executives at least weekly of the current status of the environment. They will develop recommendations for course of actions and evaluate findings from cybersecurity scans to management, while validating remediation efforts from systems administrators on their areas of expertise and responsibilities.



  • Ensure IT policies and procedures are compliant with Federal laws and regulations
  • Work with system administrators to ensure systems are patched and configured securely
  • Lead incident response procedures to gather forensics data and necessary supporting documentation
  • Lead IT security awareness training initiatives
  • Develop efficient IT processes that adhere to department guidelines
  • Create troubleshooting documentation
  • Develop, Monitor, and Follow organizational change processes
  • Update support tickets within a Helpdesk System



  • Experience ensuring FISMA compliant and NIST-RMF compliant IT Systems
  • Vulnerability management and mitigation tracking
  • Leading IT Incident Response Procedures
  • Maintaining accurate IT system inventories
  • Reviewing security impact of configuration changes
  • Creating and tracking IT Security implementation and improvement initiatives
  • Writing and reviewing IT policies to ensure organizational and federal compliance
  • Basic knowledge of networking
  • Experience with Tenable Nessus Scanner or similar vulnerability scanning tool
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer interface skills
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar certification
  • Ability to obtain a NACI Public Trust
  • Willingness to learn


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with log aggregators
  • Experience configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting, and servicing enterprise Audio/Visual systems
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer interface skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to obtain a NACI Public Trust
CyberData Technologies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Dice Id : RTX146efa
Position Id : 6205047
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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