Sr. Vulnerability Assessment Analyst

Washington, D.C.

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

XOR Security is currently seeking talented Sr. Vulnerability Assessment Analyst for an exciting position supporting one of our federal clients. 

Washington D.C., USA 


  • Maintain, optimize and troubleshoot the Tenable solution (,, NNM, LCE, Nessus Manager, Agents, and Scanner) currently deployed in a Unix environment 
  • Prepare and maintain solution documentation, including security, configuration and CONOPS. 
  • Support upgrades of, Nessus Manager, Nessus scanners, LCE, and PVS
  • Perform security compliance and vulnerability assessments; develop and apply STIG or CIS baselines for various operating systems (Windows, RHEL/CentOS). 
  • Configure authentication methods (PIV, SAML, LDAP) and development of role-based access controls (RBAC). 
  • Participate in technical meetings with stakeholders: provide design & architectural guidance for tool capabilities 
  • Utilize Tenable APIs – integrate Tenable products and automate daily activities  
  • Perform enterprise-wide network scanning, agent scan, container including credential scan of Unix, Windows, Network devices and VMWare.  
  • Create dynamic asset, dashboards, and reports 
  • Administer Windows and UNIX operating systems in an enterprise environment 
  • Deploy, configure, and maintain Nessus agents in an enterprise environment to include the application of best practices for schedules and integration with 
  Nice to have skills Domain Naming Service (DNS), Active Directory (AD), Windows PowerShell, Windows credential stores, Microsoft Certificate Authority, Python, REST, JSON, SOAP, Shell Scripting, TCP stack, Wireshark   

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from the first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.

XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Citizenship Clearance Requirement
Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements - US CITIZENSHIP and PUBLIC TRUST CLEARANCE REQUIRED.

Job tags: Active Directory C Clearance Clearance Required DNS Python Unix Windows
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