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Vulnerability Management Engineer

Posted 18 days ago

Leverage the latest technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. Top technical resources are retained on long term contract engagements.

Position: Engineer, IT Vulnerability Management
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Term: 8 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Specifically, you’ll do the following:
• Performs discovery scanning via the Vulnerability Management Platform (scheduled and ad-hoc).
• Provides gap analysis to compare the list of known resources so gaps can be investigated and owners identified.
• Identifies resource types (e.g. router, desktop computer, server, network switch, firewall, etc.), operating systems, and whether active services are "Enterprise" level.
• Tracks via remediation management system and provides a wiki-style format to capture recommendation, analysis and facts, and links to other research.
• Populates data visualization tool (such as Tableau, Brinqa, and Hygieia) for reporting vulnerability metrics by system and owner.
• Researches vulnerabilities to determine attack vectors and possible vulnerable targets and launches specific scans and reports for that vulnerability in VM scanning tool(s).
• Coordinates with business, IT teams, and Technology Risk Management (TRM) to remediate compliance findings in a timely manner while addressing risk reduction objectives.
• Defines, manages, and measures security configuration baselines in line with internal policies/standards and CIS benchmarks.
• Defines and manages cloud specific technical security policies (CSA security guidance).

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training.
• 3 years of hands-on technical security engineering experience.
• Certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, GCIH, GSEC, GCFA, GREM, CCENT.
• Ability to install, configure, troubleshoot, and administer VM Platform(s). (Ex.Tanium, Tenable, Coverity, Brinqa, etc.).
• Experience with Tanium programming or creating custom configurations within Tanium.
• Experience with dynamic and static code analysis experience (e.g. QualysWAS, SAST tools, Tenable).
• Experience with security configuration checklists (e.g. CIS Benchmarks and CSA security guidance).
• Familiarity with NIST Special Publications (e.g. 800-171,800-53, CSF).
• Familiarity with PCI DSS Compliance standards and scanning practices.
• Ability to code and script Python, SQL, BASH, or PowerShell.
• Ability to configure and use technical assessment tools such as Tanium Comply and Tenable Nessus.
• Deep understanding of the technical architecture of IT systems built using Windows, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, VMware, Citrix, Oracle, and MySQL platforms.
• Experience and knowledge in cloud and Kubernetes environments. (Azure Kubernetes Service, IBM Kubernetes service, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, etc..).
• Experience in DevOps Toolchain methodologies, including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 5+ years of hands-on technical security engineering experience.
• Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups; strong.
• presentation and technical documentation skills.
• Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills.
• Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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