ACAS System Administrator


Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking an ACAS System Administrator (Assured Compliance Assessment Solution) in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network both NIPRNet and SIPRNet. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.

The ACAS Administrator is the sole focal point for the Air Force Customer in the design and implementation of Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) for the Customers Government Enterprise Networks (NIPRNet and SIPRNet), as well as train operators from inside the organization and internal Information Assurance personnel to maintain and operate the ACAS tool functionality.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Provision government furnished equipment (servers)
  • Install and patch operating systems, application, and document Department Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs) applicable to each network environment for all ACAS implementations.
  • Assesses current ACAS implementations for each of the GEN networks and recommend changes.
  • Documents the steps required to design the ACAS solution for each of the GEN networks to include IP address, Fully Qualified Domain Name, and physical location of each component.
  • Creates network diagrams of the designs with Microsoft Visio (include list of hardware and software requirements).
  • Creates reporting dashboard designs and reports for each environment that are specific to the following audiences: Leadership & Executives; Cybersecurity Staff; and System Administrators.
  • Ensures GEN networks receive periodic updates from either the DISA/DoD Patch Repository or Tenable.
  • Implements the Reporting Dashboard designs and use reporting tool to create reports.
  • Ensures scheduled scans are covering 100% of intended assets and are being run successfully.
  • Maintains the Nessus scanners and Passive Vulnerability Scanners (PVS) connectivity with the associated Security Center (SC).
  • Requires Good communication and interpersonal skills Ability to follow policies and procedures Ability to communicate in a clear speaking voice as well as the ability to respond clearly to questions Aptitude to address negative situations and resolve them in a positive manner.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree and 7+ year's experience OR 11+ year's experience in lieu of degree.
  • 7 years' experience with ACAS SC and/or Nessus
  • 3 years' experience with Linux 3 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) configuration & administration
  • Experience with virtualized environments (vSphere, ESXI, etc)
  • Possesses understanding and experience with common cybersecurity toolsets and processes to include STIGs, CAS, IAVA Management and Implementation, and Operation Order (OPORD)/Fragmentary Order (FRAGO) support
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Must have an active Secret Clearance
  • Must have one of the following IAT III or IAM II certifications: Sec+, CISA, GSE, SCNA, or CISSP [or Associate], CAP, GSLC, CISM
  • Must have a certification in one of the following systems: Splunk, Arcsight, Elastic Stack, Elk, ACAS, RedSeal, SolarWinds, or HBSS.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Scripting (Nessus Attack Scripting Language (NASL), Python, Bash)

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