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Federal - Security Engineer, Vulnerability

Arlington, VA 22204
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.


We believe that great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.


Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.





The Vulnerabilities Engineer will be responsible for the following:



+ Perform analyses to validate NIST 800-53, DISA STIGS, and DHS 4300A security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.


+ Manage the day-to-day activities of threat and vulnerability management, identify risk tolerances, recommend treatment plans and communicate information about residual risk.


+ Operate and maintain a suite of vulnerability management tools such as ACAS, SCAP, Nessus, IBM Appscan, Burpsuite, Tripwire, McAfee, and Nipper Studio.


+ Examine data from multiple tools to identify, analyze, and report events for vulnerability remediation, security compliance, and incident response.


+ Analyze scan results, prioritize, identify and make remediation recommendations to the Security Lead based on the analysis


+ Document security policies, security software administration work instructions, schedules and maintenance procedures.


+ Communicate technical details with a variety of audiences to address security threats and vulnerabilities.


+ Research, analyze, design, test, and implement new or vendor-supplied security software solutions.






Basic Skills & Qualifications:



+ 2 + years experience in network security and information security policies


+ Experience using vulnerability tools such as: Retina, ACAS, Tenable Nessus and Security Center to perform vulnerability analysis


+ Experience with one or more of the following: log and monitoring management systems, security event monitoring systems, network-based and host-based intrusion detection systems, firewall technologies, malware detection and enterprise-level antivirus solutions/systems, VPN technologies and encryption standards



Preferred Skills & Qualifications:




+ Experience with configuration management


+ Experience with automated CMDB tool


+ Bachelor's degree


+ Burpsuite IBM AppScan, or retina experience


+ Security +, MCTS, CEH or similar industry certification preferred



An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.



Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.



Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).



Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.



Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.



Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.



Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.








Posted: 2019-10-25 Expires: 2019-11-24

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