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Vulnerability Management Engineer

IT | Dallas, TX | Contract

Job Description

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a Vulnerability Management Engineer who will be responsible for managing threats and vulnerabilities in target systems, networks, and applications at an enterprise level. This role is also responsible for partnering with the managed security services partner in the operation and maintenance of information security systems. The ideal candidates will be able to work effectively in a fast-paced setting, bring a fresh perspective to the Security program and be passionate about protecting, defending, and responding to information security-related events.

This role does not require to be on-site.

This is a 3-month contract, likely to be extended or converted to full-time

List the essential functions and activities in order of their importance.

  • Vulnerability assessment and remediation management

  • SOC operations technologies, incident response processes, and visualization platforms

  • Infrastructure & cloud security architecture and engineering; endpoint security; data security; and IAM best practices

  • Supporting cyber initiatives aligning with NIST CSF framework and risk assessments

  • Maintain and optimize cyber tools; update processes, documentation, and reporting; security policies, standards, and procedures

  • Cybersecurity technologies and take ownership of security control design; and delivery of projects

  • Must have demonstrated experience in collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving to achieve goals

  • Ability to effectively multitask, prioritize and execute tasks

Experience:

  • 3-5 years in a vulnerability management engineering role or relevant background

  • Experience operating in a production cloud environment, with expertise in at least one area: server, network, cloud or database

  • Experience tuning, improving, and devising efficient scanning workflows 

  • Experience communicating and collaborating within an engineering organization to report on and correct vulnerabilities

  • Experience with log or data analysis, extracting salient data points to determine an event’s impact and root cause

  • Broad exposure to many security disciplines and deeper understanding of models and principles behind core security concepts