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Vulnerability Management Journeyman (Secret Clearance Required)

Job Title
Vulnerability Management Journeyman (Secret Clearance Required)
Job ID
Linthicum,  MD 21090
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Vulnerability Management Journeyman

Linthicum, MD

Secret Clearance Required


Talent Orchard has been retained by DEI as their outsourced recruiting organization to manage their hiring process and we are searching for an experienced Vulnerability Management Journeyman Team Member with an active Secret Clearance for a newly re-awarded program for an IC agency in Linthicum, MD.



The Vulnerability Management Team member will provide technical support to the DoD Vulnerability Disclosure Program (VDP) for the Agency.  These activities directly support the mission to improve defense of the DoD Information Network (DoDIN), by receiving, validating, and disseminating cybersecurity vulnerabilities reported by private-sector researchers.  The VDP team tracks and analyzes reported vulnerabilities and mitigation actions by systems owners to identify gaps in DoDIN defenses; areas requiring increased attention, and areas for improvement.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have 5 years of professional experience with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree; or 13 years of professional experience without a degree
  • Must have an active Secret clearance.
  • Expert technical understanding of software and web application security (e.g., security headers, TLS configuration, secure design and coding practices) and vulnerabilities (e.g. XSS, SQLi, XXE, injection and inclusion)
  • Demonstrated technical ability to validate web vulnerabilities on live DoD web properties using manual techniques and common tools
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize, interpret, and communicate in information assurance vulnerability management (IAVM), Risk Management Framework (RMF), and security technical implementation guides (STIGs)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various software testing methodologies, test case creation and the reporting process
  • Knowledge of current DoD cyber security challenges and threats 
  • Knowledge of common web application architecture and programming techniques, including common languages (e.g., JavaScript, PHP, SQL)
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; ability to provide expert review of accurate and timely technical reports for release for external customers
  • Ability to work multiple tasks and flexibility to adapt to dynamic work environment to meet organizational requirements
  • Ability to use sound judgement when conducting live testing to avoid or minimize impact to production services and data
  • Superior organizational skills to analyze, develop, and deliver detailed reports to meet short suspense windows
  • Certifications (any): CISSP, CEH, GCIH, Network+, Security+, A+, CCNA


Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certifications (any): CISSP, CEH, GCIH, Network+, Security+, A+, CCNA
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prepare documents for customer review



Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  •  Human Capital
  •  Professional Services
  •  Accounting/Audit Readiness
  •  Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.

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