Cyber Systems Security Assessor – UNIX

Cyber Systems Security Assessor – UNIX

The candidate will be responsible for conducting vulnerability and compliance inspections to include, but not limited to scanning network(s) to identify active devises infrastructure devices, 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).
  • Possess working understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Have strong UNIX/LINUX fundamentals along with familiarity of UNIX/LINUX/Windows Command Line Interface (CLI).
  • Demonstrated 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.
  • 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. 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 1-4 weeks in duration.


  • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance.
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain a DoD 8570 IAT Level 3 (CISSP, CASP, etc.).
  • Must possess or being willing to obtain UNIX/Linux and MCP 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.
  • Five years of System Administrator experience (UNIX/Linux).
  • Five years experience in working with and in a network systems security environment with a focus on network administration and security.
  • 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, RMF, DISA STIGs and experience in conducting DOD vulnerability and compliance assessments.
  • Experience or familiarity with military operations highly desirable.

Cyber Systems Security Assessor – UNIX

Job Category:
Cyber Security

United States-Texas- San Antonio

Employment Type:

Minimum Clearance:

Yes, 25 % of the Time


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