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Federal - Vulnerability Engineer

Washington, DC 20020

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, implementing the latest security
frameworks tailored to our federal clients. Cyber security challenges are
different for every business in every industry. With customized plans, we
prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security
life cycle. Whether were defending against known cyber attacks, detecting and
responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we
help build cyber resilience so our clients can grow with confidence in

You are:

A Cyber security guru.
Driven by curiosity, you explore how new technologies can be applied to
solve challenging business problems. You thrive in a collaborative, creative,
and productive team environment. You
have top-notch communication skills and youre in your element managing
projects and juggling priorities in a fast-paced setting where results are

The work:

+ Perform vulnerability scans on
Cloud-based and on-premises Network and Operating Systems using Nessus,
SecurityCenter, and Nipper.

+ Review the scan results and
provide analysis, validation and remediation steps.

+ Classify and prioritize the
risk of new vulnerabilities according to the specifics of the
environment's risk level, and assess the impacts of internal and external

+ Deploy, configure and run
scanning tools such as Nessus, SecurityCenter, and Nipper in dev, test and
production environments.

+ Support hardening compliance
and patching efforts for all system components. Web Application security
scanning and testing with Burp Suite Pro or similar tool is a bonus.

Here's what you need:

+ 2+ years of experience deploying and configuring Tenable Nessus and SecurityCenter

+ Experience with full vulnerability management process utilizing Tenable Nessus (i.e Discover, Assess, Report, Remediate, Verify)

+ 1 year experience assessing OS and/or Network Device and/or Databases

Bonus points if you have:

+ Experience deploying, configuring, and running dynamic code scanning tools for web application security flaws. Preference on Burp Suite Pro experience

+ Experience with implementing reporting to DHSs CyberScope reporting system

+ Experience with vulnerability assessment in AWS cloud infrastructures

+ Experience with Agent-based Nessus vulnerability scanning

+ Experience deploying, configuring, and running dynamic code scanning tools for mobile application security flaws

+ Experience with Linux Operating Systems

+ Prior experience working in fraud operations

Important Eligibility Requirements:

+ United States Citizenship required (no dual citizenship)

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: 2020-10-16 Expires: 2020-11-15

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