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Tenable Vulnerability Engineer

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Salary: $46.67 - $56.67 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month 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: Vulnerability Engineer
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Term: 8 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Perform discovery scanning via the Vulnerability Management Platform (scheduled and ad-hoc).
  • Provide gap analysis to compare the list of known resources so gaps can be investigated and owners identified.
  • Identify resource types (e.g. router, desktop computer, server, network switch, firewall, etc.), operating systems, and whether active services are "Enterprise" level.
  • Populates data visualization tool (such as Tableau, Brinqa, and Hygieia) for reporting vulnerability metrics by system and owner.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements)

  • Required Qualifications.
    • Bachelors 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.