Cyber Systems Security Assessor - Infrastructure

US-TX-San Antonio
3 weeks ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Cyber Security
Minimum Clearance

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


The candidate will be responsible for conducting vulnerability and compliance inspections to include, but not limited to scanning network(s) to identify active client, server and infrastructure devices such as routers, switches, firewalls, proxy servers, intrusion detection systems, intrusion prevention systems; fingerprint applications/operating systems, identify vulnerabilities, analyze results, manually verify findings to eliminate false positives or negatives, capture artifacts such as screen captures, etc., to provide evidence and artifacts for each exploitable vulnerability, etc. Candidate must also be able to adequately “tell the story” of how vulnerability was exploited and what the overall impact would be to particular hosts or networks.

More specifically, the candidate will:

  • Conduct vulnerability and compliance assessments on AF and DoD systems (i.e., Microsoft Windows and UNIX based platforms) and infrastructure devices (i.e., routers, switches, Voice over IP, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to read raw network device configuration and be able to identify and describe why a particular setting is erroneous without the assistance of automated tools.
  • Ability to map out a network and identify the location of discovered devices within the network.
  • Ability to methodically analyze problems and identify potential solutions.
  • Ability to adequately explain, present, demonstrate [when applicable] and document the operational impact of a particular vulnerability or exploit.
  • Analyze and evaluate network and infrastructure diagrams for potential attack vectors; render sound cyber security remediation recommendations for items identified.
  • Knowledgeable in common cyber threat terminology, methodologies, possess basic understanding of cyber incident and response, and related current events.
  • Assist customer with implementing policies and tactics, techniques and procedures for conducting assessments.
  • Exhibit good written and verbal skills, with an attention to detail and desire to deliver a quality product; additionally, an ability to render concise reports, summaries, and formal oral presentations.
  • Travel up to 25% with trips encompassing 1-3 weeks in duration.

Required Qualifications

  • Must possess an active Secret security clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance.

  • Must possess or be willing to obtain an IAT Level III certification: CISSP (or Associate), CASP, CISA, GCED, GCIH, or CCNP-Security.

  • Must possess or being willing to obtain MCSA, UNIX/Linux and CCNA certifications within 6 months upon arrival on site.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience, Associates degree with 4 years’ experience or 6 years equivalent experience without a degree; degrees focused on engineering or applied science. 
  • Experience in working with and in a network systems security environment with a focus on network administration and security (5 years).
  • Must complete customer pre-screen, skills assessment lab, pass customer training and certification program and remain mission ready qualified.
  • Self-motivated with minimal supervision.

Desired Qualifications

  • Analytical with the ability to understand and implement customer objectives.
  • Familiarity with NIST, DISA STIGs and experience in conducting DoD vulnerability and compliance assessments.
  • Experience or familiarity with military operations highly desirable.



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