Security Specialist (Level II)

Job Locations US-NC
Job ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred


VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Security Specialist (Level II) for a long-term engagement supporting the USCG Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) in Elizabeth City, NC.


Additional Information:

  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: None, ability to attain a public trust required.


  • Conduct periodic Vulnerability Management, Scanning, and Analysis of software and hardware systems.
  • Create and review Security Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M’s) and discuss remediation plans and results with respective stakeholders
  • Evaluate  Software Change Requests to determine impact on the IT Security System
  • Write and update IT Security policies


Required Skill:

  • 3+ years of experience with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) certification and accreditation process that is aligned with  NIST Special Publication 800-53 (Security Control Testing)
  • 3+ years of experience with Vulnerability Management, Scanning, Analysis and reporting
  • Experience with IT Security Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M’s) management for federal clients.
  • Familiarity with DISA Information Assurance Vulnerability Management  (IAVM)
  • Familiarity with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) experience
  • Host Base Security System (HBSS) experience
  • Experience reading server and network log files
  • Familiar with ACAS or Nessus Security Center
  • Advance user of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with creating Information Assurance metrics based Security Key performance indicators (KPI)
  • DoDD 8570 IAM Level 2 Certification or higher (CISSP, CAP, CASP, CISM)



  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Experience working with the ITIL v3 Framework



VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.



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