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Advanced Cybersecurity Technician

at Decisive Analytics Corporation

Posted: 3/19/2020
Job Reference #: 2392

Job Description

Job LocationsUS-AL-Huntsville
Security Clearance Requirements


Decisive Analytics Corporation is looking for an Advanced Cybersecurity Technician to join our team in Huntsville, AL. The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting technical aspects of cybersecurity assessments, particularly Cybersecurity RMF Controls Validation Testing and have an understanding of DoD testing tools and techniques as well as a knowledge of DISA STIGs and IAVM requirements. This is a technical cybersecurity position and solving complex technical cybersecurity issues will be required.


This position typically involves the following activities:

  • Use of vulnerability and STIG compliance scan tools: Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Security Center & Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG) Compliance Checker (SCC)
  • STIG Compliance: STIG Viewer & STIG Checklists
  • Network Mapping & Packet Capture Tools: nMap, RedSeal, Wireshark
  • Familiarity of:
    • Any/All DoD STIG (benchmarks & manual STIG checks) for current and legacy systems
    • McAfee’s Host Based Security System (HBSS) components and functionality
    • Security event generating sources (firewalls, IDS, routers, security appliances)
    • Network equipment (most popular network device vendors)
    • Routing protocols, ports, protocols and services (PP&S)
  • Being able to evaluate and conduct analysis of various Cybersecurity architecture & security requirements, including ISE, PKI, GPOs, Certificates, VMware ESX, vCenter, various UNIX and Windows-based OSs. All while taking guidance from with DoD STIGs and Security Readiness Guidelines (SRGs)
  • Experience in interfacing with information system security officers and managers, including reviewing documentation, such as Systems Security Plans (SSPs), risk assessment reports, authorization packages, and Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms)
  • Familiarity and ability to generate Security Assessment Test Plans (SAP) and articulate Cybersecurity Assessment findings in a technical and non-technical way to customers
  • Familiarity of DoD Implementation of National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Ability to research Cyber vulnerabilities and issues, develop and present solutions
  • Experience and understanding of Configuration Management (CM) processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of applicable published guidance including DoDI 8500, DoD 8510, NIST SP 800-30, NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4, NIST SP 800-137, CNSSI 1253, other RMF, and DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) documentation


You are someone who:

  • Has about 15 years of IT experience, with at least 10 years of advanced technical cybersecurity experience
  • Is detail-oriented and mission-focused
  • Works well with others! You can lead but also listen
  • Has a DoD 8570 IAT III certification such as a CISSP (or Associate)
    • Please apply if you are willing to take the exam, but haven't yet
    • Either a Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA) certification is desired
  • Certificates of training in Windows, Unix/Linux, ACAS/Nessus, Nmap, eMASS is desired and will be a requirement prior to start of work
  • Computer language proficiency (scripting or simple coding) is a plus
  • Has a Secret security clearance with TS SCI eligibility

Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field is desired but real world experience counts too!

Travel: Some travel will be required

Company Information

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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