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Lead Security Vulnerabilities Engineer

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on May 24, 2021 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Carrollton, TX 75006
IT
Immediate Start
$140k - $165k Annual
Full-Time


*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Lead Security Vulnerabilities Engineer. Candidate will lead the scanning of infrastructure and network devices, operating systems, databases, and wireless to detect vulnerabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Create custom scans and scan policies, tune settings for optimal performance and troubleshoot scan issues
  • Provide enhanced vulnerability analysis and contextual feedback to stakeholders for discovered vulnerabilities or misconfigurations.
  • Investigate false positive findings
  • Report metrics for scan coverage and discovered misconfigurations
  • Deploy, maintain, and tune scanners to meet current and future needs
  • Troubleshoot issues with the scans, credentials, agents, policies
  • Update scan zones to include new network ranges

  • Develop custom audit scripts for automated monitoring of approved Baseline Security Configurations (BSC) for Servers, workstations, network devices, databases, etc.
  • Work with platform SMEs to ensure accuracy and completeness for the BSC scans
  • Design monitoring solutions for new and existing technologies to determine compliancy with published standards.
  • Tune scan policies for accuracy and speed

  • Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo
  • Develop scripts, automations, tools, or methodologies to enhance the team's processes and capabilities, and reduce toil
  • Create/update runbooks and SOP documentation
  • Participate in and actively support mentoring with other members of the team, and mentoring less experienced staff

Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years hands-on experience, working with security tools and performing vulnerability, and compliance scanning
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent work experience
  • Must have expert knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems, and cloud technologies
  • Must have advanced knowledge in networking and databases
  • Must have solid understanding of deploying and maintaining scanning infrastructure
  • Must be proficient with Scripting languages - Python, Bash, PowerShell
  • Experience leading projects and initiatives
  • Preferred certifications: CISSP, AWS/GCP/Azure



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