Tenable SME

  • AAC Inc,
  • Bethesda, MD
Cyber Security Enginner, CISSP, Tenable Nessus
Full Time
150000.00
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description






We are seeking a senior Cyber/Information Technology (IT) Security Engineer to join our team.  This individual will assist the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in leading or conducting enterprise-level Security Engineering tasks and be part of a large program in support of the IT infrastructure including help desk, systems, network, and security services. 


Responsibilities include:



  • We are seeking a senior Cyber/Information Technology (IT) Security Engineer with high level concentration on Vulnerability management with at least 4-5 years of Power User Tenable experience  to join our team. 


This individual will be working directly with Compliance team, other agency’s divisions. He/She will assist in analyzing, tracking of systems, networks, applications and their vulnerabilities by reviewing scan reports and working with the relevant parties to get the vulnerabilities remediated.



  • Develop proactive Tenable Security Center processes and procedures to advance the vulnerability management program.

  • Provide advice and guidance to the ISSO and other divisional security key stakeholders on how to improve IT security.

  • Coordinate with technical leads in different divisions on implementation of effective vulnerability management projects that require compliance with relevant government policies or standards.

  • Assist in coordination, implementation, communication, and enforcement of the IT security policies procedures, and standards.

  • Advise on the development and design of methodologies to conduct business case analyses of the information security infrastructure.

  • Support the analysis, investigation, and closure of audit findings from FISMA security audits, the Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) and the Continuous Controls Assessment (CCA) engagements.

  • Ability to install, maintain, troubleshoot Tenable devices

  • Ability to investigate and validate vulnerability findings

  • Ability to utilize other tools/methods of determining vulnerability findings


Required qualifications include:



  • At least 5 years of Performing vulnerability scanning using Tenable Nessus, Tenable SecurityCenter (SC), and vulnerability analysis and reporting, to various IT groups and management.

  • Strong understanding of Linux and Windows.

  • Understanding Continuous Monitoring (CM) requirements.

  • Expert knowledge of IT security vulnerabilities and risk assessments with the ability to explain the risks associated with them to executives, program, and technology staff.

  • Ability to work with program staff, executives, and technology staff to achieve IT security goals and objectives.

  • Working experience in applying FISMA, and FedRAMP processes and policies to information systems.

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years’ related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience).

  • Certifications:  CISSP (or ability to obtain one within 6 months).

  • Excellent oral communication, writing, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.



Posted By

Jessica Ho

8470 Tyco Rd Vienna, VA, 22182

Dice Id : 10177054
Position Id : 002-19
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