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Web Assessment Lead (Senior)

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
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Defense

The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.

Responsibilities

Position is in support of the U.S. Army CCDC C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB). Program objective is to address today's cyber threats by designing and deploying game-changing cyber defense capabilities that allow organizations to defend better, react faster, coordinate rapidly, prioritize efforts, and respond smarter to security events, increased risks, and/or operational directives.

Description:
Provides programmatic consultation in support of information systems and networks and the confidentiality, integrity, availability, authenticity, and non-repudiation of the data being assembled, processed, transmitted and stored and assessing privacy governance methodology conditions and in implementing a program that can be applied to discrete privacy tasks or to managing privacy and sensitive data at the enterprise level. Capabilities reflect a strong foundation in Federal laws and regulations governing information security / privacy, and information assurance and a working knowledge of the security standards and controls utilized by Federal civilian agencies, the DoD and the Intelligence Community. Manages and directs the implementation, testing and validation of physical, technical and administrative security requirements and assists in the design of a strong security operations program and an effective business continuity plan. Evaluates programs against Privacy Act, HIPAA/HITECH, Federal and commercial regulations and guidance (e.g., NIST, FISMA, OMB). May monitor, evaluate, and maintain systems and procedures to protect data systems and databases from unauthorized users. Determines causes of security breaches and researches, recommends, and implements changes to procedures to protect data from future violations. Assists in educating users on security procedures. Maintains one or more of the following professional certifications: CISM, CIPA, CISSP. Considered an emerging authority, who applies extensive technical expertise. Develops technical solutions to complex problems. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.


Responsibilities:
A Web Assessment SME will conduct formal security assessments on web-based applications. The Web Assessment SME will use both automated tools and manual techniques, including penetration testing tools and other hacking methods, in order to enumerate vulnerabilities in web technologies. After each assessment, the Web Assessment SME will prepare a formal report that highlights mission impact and ranking of each finding by severity. Web Assessment SMEs will also work with web site administrators after the assessments to recommend strategies to mitigate the vulnerabilities, and harden the DoDIN sites. In short, a Web Assessment SME are ethical hackers that find the vulnerabilities in DoD web sites before our adversaries do.

Work requires in-depth knowledge of both Linux and Windows operating systems, networking, network protocols, databases, scripting languages, and some programming. It also requires extensive knowledge of web technologies: PHP, CSS, CMS, Apache, Burp, Metasploit, etc.; keeping up with the latest vulnerabilities and versions of all these technologies, and keeping up with new technologies, products, and hacking techniques. While they will often run pre-determined types of tests, they also design their own tests a large portion of the time, which requires creativity and imagination, along with a superb level of technical knowledge and know-how.

Qualifications

1. Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 8 yrs of experience, or a Master's with 6 yrs of experience.

2. Requires active TS/SCI clearance.

3. Requires current Information Assurance certification IT-I (A+ CE, CCNA-Security, Network+ CE, SSCP) and current Computing Environment certifications IAW DoD 8570.01-M.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-05-24 Expires: 2020-06-22

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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