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Engineer, Vulnerability Management

  • Location: Fort Worth, Texas, 76155
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

Our client is seeking a Vulnerability Management Engineer for a contract role in Fort Worth, Texas.

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)


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