Tenable Nessus Engineer

CSRA (www.csra.com)


  full-time   employee

North Carolina
United States

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has an opportunity for a Tenable Engineer to join the security team supporting our federal client Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network. The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations.  This position is located onsite in Durham, NC.


? Responsible for implementation/deployment of Nessus scan engines and Tenable Security Center Continuous View systems and peripherals

? Maintains local and network credentials for Tenable Security Center and provisions access to vulnerability scanning systems.

Responsible for integration of Nessus/TSC with other security and IT systems management tools (i.e. ForeScout, Splunk)

? Responsible for developing and maintaining standard processes and operating procedures, creating technical architecture diagrams and system build documentation

? Works with vulnerability management team to build asset repositories and asset scan policies

? Works independently and with vendors? professional services to diagnose and troubleshoot any issues with vulnerability assessment tools.


  • BS or equivalent + 2 yrs related experience, or MS + 0 yrs experience
  • Experience with Tenable Nessus
  • Working in a large enterprise environment
  • Experience with Splunk, BMC Atrium, ServiceNow, and enterprise network infrastructures are nice to have.
  • Knowledge of ForeScout CounterACT, Cisco ISE, MobileIron, and Tanium are nice to have.
  • Project planning experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Microsoft office suite of applications


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