Cybersecurity Tester

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Duties of Position

The candidate shall provide cybersecurity testing support to RMF/NIST standards, using automated and manual tools ACAS, SCAP, STIG Viewer, Nessus, DISA STIGs, SRGs, Vulnerator, etc. to obtain and maintain Assessment and Authorization (A&A) of fielded systems and systems in development under RMF guidelines. Information assurance security engineering and testing support is in support of Naval Information Warfare Center programs. Previous experience conducting DoD Independent Verification and Validations (IV&V) or as a Security Control Assessor (SCA) would be ideal and is in alignment with the stated job duties.

Required Skills & Experience

- Strong verbal and written communication skills. - US citizen and possess a DoD SECRET clearance - DoD 8570.1-M IAT Level II requirements (Security+) - Five (5) years in support of Command & Control (C2) and/or Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Platforms computer system experience to include: Design, Development, Test and Evaluation, Network Protocols, LAN administration fundamentals, and UNIX and Windows based operating system. - Experience in performing vulnerability testing and using DoD approved tools (Nessus ACAS, SCAP, STIG Viewer, Vulnerator, HBSS, etc.) - Experience evaluating systems utilizing the NIST SP 800-53 - Experience with the A&A process and with DIACAP/RMF package documentation. - Experience with Linux, Redhat and/or UNIX required - Experience with Windows and Networking required

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

- Vendor/platform specific certification, e.g., Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Red Hat Certification Program (RHCP), CISCO Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Oracle Certified Professional (OCP). - Linux/Unix/Solaris experience as well as DoD RMF process. - Bachelor’s degree in a related IT or security field.

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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.