Security Specialist
CompuGain - McLean, VA

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Data & Systems Security Specialist III

Client Job Summary Title - Data & Syst Security Spec III




Conduct platform or operating system vulnerability scans to assess exposure of system to attacks or hacking. Respond to questions regarding vulnerabilities, viral activity, concerns about spam/phishing etc. Produce reports.

Perform Security Review of software being brought into the environment as part of the Technology Selection Process.

Serve as technical lead or project lead in projects involving testing defenses against hacking, Denial of service, spam, break-ins, or related attacks. Provide technical guidance to less senior staff or applications developers/systems administrators.

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with clients and other team members.

Provide security-related support to organization-wide information technology initiatives as needed.

Preferably Masters SQL query language to create reports in RiskVision by Agiliance - The GRC tool - using the interface and SQL language against a MySQL database



Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


6+ years of related experience


  • Perform technical security vulnerability assessments against Client infrastructure.
  • Provide expert guidance on mitigation strategies and effective system configurations.
  • Work closely with system owners to coordinate testing and clearly articulate issues and assessment findings.
  • Know how to use Nessus, nCircle and other security assessment tools.
  • Knowledge of RiskVision – Agiliance preferred
  • CISSP preferred

As a condition of employment with Client, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Manager Level-Associate

Job-Information Management

Primary Location-US-Virginia or DC (we can accommodate the candidate

Organization-Info Risk Management

Schedule-3 months – Request is as soon as possible – Feb/March/April

Experience Level-2-Mid Level (4-7 Years)

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