IT Cyber Security Specialist

Published date Posted on Indeed on May 12, 2022 (15 d ago)

The IT Cybersecurity Specialist will work as part of the vulnerability remediation team where they will continuously identify and remediate Windows workstation security deficiencies on VA's network infrastructure and install patches to address security deficiencies. Use Nessus, SCCM, IBM BigFix, and SQL reports and product logs to locate workstations, and deploy MS patches or other software updates. They will use provided scripts, tools, and vendor products to troubleshoot, resolve issues, and verify resolution. The administrator will work with on-site VA staff and other CRISP contractors to perform audit readiness remediation for OIG and other security-focused audits and provide technical expertise as required by each

VA location. Adhere to standardized system development and change management controls for mission-critical systems.

Must have:

  • Experience remediating and patching Windows OS and software security vulnerabilities in an enterprise environment
  • Experience using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)/Microsoft Endpoint

Configuration Manager (MEMCM)

  • Experience analyzing baseline security reports
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel

Nice to have:

  • Experience utilizing VA systems and software to track, update and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Familiar with Nessus scanning and IBM BigFix
  • Experience with Active Directory
  • Powershell familiarity
  • VA experience providing desktop or server remediation services


  • Applicants selected may be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet the eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have experience remediating and patching Windows OS and software security vulnerabilities in an enterprise environment?
  • Do you have experience using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)/Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM)?
  • Do you have experience analyzing baseline security reports?


  • Microsoft Excel: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Nessus: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Active Directory: 1 year (Preferred)
  • PowerShell: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

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