Tenable Engineer

Information Technology Raleigh, North Carolina Job ID: 2017-865


About the Team

STG, Inc. is a leading provider of mission-critical technology, cyber and data solutions to more than 50 US Federal Agencies. STG has been consistently listed amongst Washington Technology’s Top 100 Government Technology Contractors. We provide performance-oriented solutions in cyber security and secure information systems, software development, systems and services, and intelligence and analytics. We serve our customers at more than 250 locations at home and overseas.

About the Job

STG, Inc. is seeking a professional and experienced Tenable Engineer to join the security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network.  The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations

This position is located in Morrisville, North Carolina.

Responsibilities Include

  • Responsible for implementation/deployment/support of Nessus scan engines and Tenable Security Center Continuous View systems and peripherals with Engineering, SOC, TIU, and IR.
  • Maintains local and network credentials Tenable Security Center and provisions access to vulnerability scanning systems. Responsible for integration of Nessus/TSC with other security and IT systems management tools (i.e. ForeScout, Cisco ISE, RedSeal, Splunk).
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining standard processes and operating procedures, creating technical architecture diagrams and system build documentation.
  • Responsible for supporting penetration testing toolset; including “fly-away kit” (i.e. laptops, VMs, wireless devices) used for internal/external penetration testing.
  • Works with vulnerability management team to build asset repositories and asset scan policies.

Required Skills

  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in information security operations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Strong Splunk experience in creating effective dashboards, hunting cyber threats using event correlation, and acting on machine intelligence to remediate vulnerabilities and risk to the enterprise
  • Netflow analytics for compliance and threat hunting
  • Work with suppliers of data (e.g., WonMug, Cisco ISE, StealthWatch) to maximize efficiency and accuracy of data feeds into Splunk. Advise suppliers of potential features in their tools that could be activated to improve security (e.g., TrustSec and Security Group Tagging in ISE)
  • Ability to map application components to identify security problems and provide solutions
  • Analyze data imports into Splunk for accuracy and completeness; compare data from the various network security tools to identify overlaps and search for gaps.
  • Conduct initial triage assessments of findings from network security tools
  • Engages with other internal and external forces to get and share information to improve processes and security posture
  • Troubleshoots application connectivity and performance through log analysis and network captures, etc.

 Desired Skills

  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology or related field
  • One or more of the following certifications: CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, CCNA, CCNP
  • Experience with Splunk, BMC Atrium, ServiceNow, and enterprise network infrastructures
  • Experience with Tenable Nessus, ForeScout CounterACT, Cisco ISE, MobileIron, and Tanium
  • Project planning experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Microsoft office suite of applications

The employment policy of STG, Inc. is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status and to ensure affirmative action is taken in fulfillment of this policy.