Cyber Security Vulnerability Management Analyst in Carrollton, TX at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 3/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Vulnerability Management Analyst is responsible for achieving goals of the Cybersecurity program through the identification of vulnerabilities via security scanning tools and technologies on enterprise network and system assets. The analyst will be responsible for the identification and tracking open vulnerabilities, and incorporation of the latest threat intelligence into vulnerability management processes and procedures.

Essential Duties:

  • Conduct vulnerability scans, analyze output and validate potential findings
  • Assists in the development and augmentation of workflows with other stakeholders and teams across the enterprise
  • Identifies chronic operational and security issues
  • Manages and escalates roadblocks that may jeopardize security operations or increase risk to the company
  • Prepare reports that communicate technical and procedural findings and provide recommended remediation strategies/solutions.
  • Assist in the implementation tasks under the enterprise vulnerability management program.
  • Provide technical assistance with the configuration of information systems, incorporating the principles of least functionality and least access.
  • Aid information system owners with the mitigation of vulnerabilities.
  • Gather threat and vulnerability information from information sharing forums and sources.
  • Enhance security penetration testing processes and for internal and external services.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Information Security vulnerability management or penetration testing experience
  • Experience running vulnerability and information security tools at a large corporation
  • Expert understanding of current and emerging cybersecurity and information security principles, methodologies, requirements, tools and solutions.
  • Knowledge and solid understanding of security industry best practices.
  • Outstanding documentation skills, analytical skills, organizational skills and be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers.
  • Familiarity with NIST Special Publications (e.g. 800-53, 800-37)
  • Familiarity with PCI DSS Compliance standards and scanning practices
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer related field or equivalent demonstrated work experience and industry standard certifications.
  • 3+ years working in large corporate IT environments within Information Security penetration testing or vulnerability management discipline
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security related certification required (Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT), CISSP, CEH)
  • Strong working expertise with information security, Compliance & IT Management Standards (PCI/DSS, SOX, FedRAMP, HIPPA, etc).
  • 3+ years working in large corporate IT environments within Information Security penetration testing or vulnerability management discipline
  • 5+ years of Information Technology related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science