Cyber Security Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   contract

North Charleston
South Carolina
United States



Bowhead is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to support one of its clients in North Charleston, SC. The Cyber Security Analyst will maintain the establishment of infrastructure services supporting cybersecurity environments such as directory services in support of authentication, networking monitoring services, domain name services, virtual hosting infrastructure, etc. They will support the functionality of an environment designed to foster cybersecurity research, development, and operations.

Responsibilities may include:

• Leading efforts to validate security controls, verifying STIG configurations, and executing frequent ACAS scans - acting as the primary ACAS SME.
• Maintain ACAS/Nessus Vulnerability scanner.
• Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Host Based Security System (HBSS) across multiple environments / enclaves.
• Develop HBSS policies for multiple baselines.
• Participating and helping with remediation’s, to include OS / Network patching, upgrading, and troubleshooting.
• Participating in and providing inputs for accreditation and Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes.
• Develop system level documentation, as needed.


• A Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience.
• Possess a strong knowledge of configuring and using ACAS to scan RHEL, Windows, VMWare, networks, and more.
• Security+ (or higher) certification.
• Possess strong troubleshooting skills.
• Possess a general knowledge of DoD Cyber activities, including DISA STIGS, supporting RMF accreditations, etc.
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.


• Host Based Security System (HBSS) installation, maintenance, and management experience.
• Understanding of Windows, Linux OS and Cisco networking equipment.
• Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with diverse audiences both internally and externally.
• Excellent time management skills.
• Additional consideration will be had for automation experience, including the use of Jenkins, ansible, and other technologies that enable automated patching / deployments.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Top Secret/SCI level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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