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Cybersecurity Testing Specialist

Jacobs is seeking a Cybersecurity Testing Specialist to conduct and potentially oversee cybersecurity T&E.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and participate in Cybersecurity meetings for Unified Capabilities Testing
  • Identify applicable Cybersecurity Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) testing requirements for Unified Capabilities testing for specific Systems Under Test
  • Conduct Internet Protocol Vulnerability (IPV) Scans with NESSUS, NMAP etc. vulnerability scanner tools.
  • Assist in development of Cybersecurity test plans and procedures
  • Analyze and organize raw test data from Unified Capabilities Cybersecurity testing
  • Create daily activity reports during test events.
  • Assist in the development of Cybersecurity test reports
  • Provide information and data analysis to senior Unified Capabilities Test Analysts
  • Provide administrative task support such as Monthly Status Reports (MSRs), Weekly Status Reports (WARs) and meeting minutes.

Education and Experience:
  • Requires:
    • Associate's degree; or
    • Minimum of 60 semester hours of formal education working towards an Associate's or Bachelor's degree and 4 years of experience; or
    • 6 years of experience.
  • The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.
  • Additional certifications (other than those required for the position) in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience.
  • Must have an active Secret security clearance at time of hire.
  • Must be able to become DoD 8570 compliant
  • Have practical and working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, advanced level knowledge MS Excel and MS Project applications.
  • Quality interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to multitask and be organized
  • Quality oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Implementation Guides (STIGs), IPV scanning using NESSUS and NMAP scanning tools, security controls and Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes.
Essential Functions:
Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.
Work Environment
An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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