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Vulnerability Specialist

Washington, DC

Job Type: Contract To Hire
Job Id : 308126
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Position Summary

Our client is an international information technology and solutions consulting company. The company is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the United States through the delivery of innovative, next-generation IT solutions. They are currently seeking a Vulnerability Specialist to join their dedicated team.

Responsibilities of the Vulnerability Specialist:

  • Perform testing related to security, including risk analysis and recommendations for risk mitigation
  • Perform testing of IT assets prior to production or deployment
  • Prepare and document technical responses to security questions
  • Meet with management to respond to questions, test findings, or to address other security concerns
  • Develop content for security related guides, modules, and brochures
  • Develop and present vulnerability and security testing findings

Requirements of the Vulnerability Specialist:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of IT experience; or high school diploma and 12 years of experience
  • At least 6 years of experience in cyber security operations, analysis, or management
  • At least 2 years of experience in IT security testing in an enterprise environment
  • Ability to interpret testing in a Federal Risk Management Framework (RMF) and provide non-technical overview
  • Understanding of IT security testing and tools
  • Knowledge of potential threats and vulnerabilities for existing applications and operation system technologies
  • Knowledge of cyber security standards and security testing tools
  • Ability to perform security testing, gather and aggregate test data, develop documentation, and ensure testing process is in line with requirements
  • Possess one of the following cyber security certifications:
    • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
    • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
    • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
    • GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
    • Offensive Security Web Expert (OSWE)
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Keywords: Vulnerability Specialist, Cyber Security Analysis, IT Security Testing, Federal Risk Management Framework, RMF, GIAC Certified Incident Handler, GCIH, Offensive Security Certified Professional, OSCP, GIAC Penetration Tester, GPEN, GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT), Offensive Security Web Expert, OSWE, Certified Ethical Hacker, CEH

Job ID: 308126

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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