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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.

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

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

MATRIX is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Employment is subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.