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Vulnerability Analyst

ConsultNet

This is a Contract position in Richardson, TX posted July 19, 2021.

Job Title: Vulnerability Analyst
Location: Richardson, TX – can be remote
Length of Contract: Through remainder of 2021

Our client, a global leader in SaaS & Analytics services to the Commercial & Residential Real Estate Industry is looking for a Vulnerability Analyst to join their team for 3-6 months. In this very highly visible role, you will “own ” their Tenable IO solution. Responsibilities will include running scans, creating weekly reports, documenting vulnerabilities, and coordinating remediation with the InfoSec and IT teams. GRC background is not enough for this role – you must have 2-5 years of Vulnerability Analyst experience and an expertise with Tenable IO.

Job Description
As the Vulnerability Analyst you will be the primary point of contact for the Information Security team to interface with the business on remediation efforts for discovered vulnerabilities. Success in this role will be determined by your ability to track and report on multiple data points across multiple lines of business. You will be called upon to provide insights and guidance on discovered vulnerabilities and how to effectively manage the associated risk, as well as organizing and tracking large datasets across multiple teams. Experience with network security scanners, and an understanding on how attackers exploit vulnerabilities in the wild are critical skills for this role.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, communicate, and manage vulnerability scanning processes, guidelines, and standards
  • Configure, update, and manage scan policies to ensure 100% coverage of scanning across RealPage infrastructure
  • Coordinate patch management with teammates to ensure timely remediation on discovered vulnerabilities
  • Review existing security controls to make an informed risk decision on discovered vulnerabilities
  • Report and track remediation status to leadership and stakeholders
  • Implement, track, and drive improvements on Vulnerability scanning KPIs and SLAs
  • Review compensating controls and ensure findings on vulnerabilities align to risk
  • Development and implementation of automated solutions to address daily manual tasks
  • Align process and outcomes to all applicable regulations and cybersecurity frameworks

Qualifications
Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 4 years of experience in Information Security, Information Assurance and/or Cyber Security space. Additional relevant experience and professional certifications will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience in the information security field designing and implementing enterprise security solutions.
  • Deep and broad understanding related to security encompassing end point technologies, applications, application hosting, physical and virtual data center hosting.
  • Experience with security practices such as security incident response and risk management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a wide range of audiences including technologists, executives, business stakeholders and IT team members.
  • Must be a critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Accustomed to information security risk assessments processes
  • Knowledge of information security management frameworks, such as ISO 27001, ITIL, COBIT or NIST.
  • High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity.
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision.
  • Ability to think at systems / architecture level I.e. How do all the parts of the solution fit together not just design at element level.
  • Proven ability in security process and organizational design; Current understanding of Industry trends and emerging threats; and knowledge of incident response methodologies and technologies.

Desired Qualification:

  • Advanced degree in applicable field
  • Professional information security certification, such as GCIH, CEH, or OSCP.
  • Knowledge of common security frameworks and regulations including FFIEC, NYDFS and NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • In-depth and hands-on experience with Security Analytics and Incident Response

Knowledge in Scripting languages (e.g., BASH, Python, etc.)

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we’ve partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it’s not just the work that we do; it’s how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at – www.consultnet.com

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