Cybersecurity Specialist - CPAS Support

Hampton, VA |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Cybersecurity Specialist III- CPAS Support to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The LaRC Cybersecurity team at Langley Research Center currently has an opening for a Cybersecurity Specialist III at NASA’s LaRC office in Hampton, VA. This is a great opportunity to be involved with NASA and the upcoming missions for the Space program. In this mission we will be supporting NASA through various cybersecurity efforts.

The applicant will be required to perform Cybersecurity duties on Linux and/or Windows Servers and workstations. The applicant will provide technical and non-technical briefing to senior staff covering topics ranging from network scanning to code analysis. The applicant will perform network scanning, vulnerability identification and analysis and provide actionable data for payload development, exploitation, and privilege escalation.

Basic Qualifications

Must have a BS Degree with 5 to 10 years or non-degreed with 9-14 years applicable experience with:

  1. Payload development in compiled languages
  2. Payload development in interpreted languages
  3. exploitation
  4. priv esc


The candidate must have performed web application testing, static and dynamic code analysis. Knowledge and basic understanding of infrastructure systems and cybersecurity practices are required.

Other Qualifications

Knowledge of RMF Rev5 process and it’s application.

OSCP preferred but not required.

Proficient with security and pen testing tools such as Core impact, nmap, Tenable, Burp Suite, IDA/GHIDRA and associated reference tools.

Splunk query, alerting and dashboarding

An ability to interact well with teammates and NASA customers as needed.

An ability to accurately quantify and communicate findings in reports and briefings.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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