Security Vulnerability Analyst Dallas, TX, Direct hire or contract to hire

Security Vulnerability Analyst, Security, Vulnerability, Analyst, vulnerability scanning tools, AZURE DevOps, CI/CD Pipelines, Automation, SAST/DAST tools, API Security, Linux, STIG, security baseline methodologies, Dallas
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Security Vulnerability Analyst

Dallas, TX – work remote from home, must reside in Dallas

 

Terrific opportunity to be part of a transformative, state-of-the-art enterprise technology environment. Please apply with CSS to explore a fit for this fast-moving, rich opportunity! 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Investigate Zero Day threats and emerging vulnerabilities, determine applicability, and recommend remediation and mitigation strategies
  • Assist developers and other staff with prioritizing and remediating vulnerabilities
  • Translate high level, technical analysis into easy-to-follow recommendations for remediation
  • Develop procedures related to the review of vulnerabilities and ongoing monitoring of open vulnerability status
  • Monitor emerging vulnerability management issues in the industry, related regulatory impacts, and how those relate to our business
  • Analyze system services, operating systems, networks and applications from a security perspective and identify security issues that appear under new threat scenarios
  • Provide input into related Vulnerability Management processes including file integrity management, configuration management, and system baseline development
  • Detect and monitor new vulnerabilities, reviewing specifics of those vulnerabilities including publicly available exploits, and working directly with responsible teams to drive remediation and mitigation efforts
  • Interface and coordinate work effectively with colleagues and vendors
  • Work with vendors to resolve operational issues with scanning tools
  • Provide tier 3 security operations support
  • Participate in security compliance efforts (e.g. PCI, HIPPA)
  • Implement and support security-focused tools and services
  • Drive continual improvement and innovation in the vulnerability management space
  • Participate in on-call duties

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, or related field or equivalent relevant work experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience, including 3+ years of hands-on work with vulnerability scanning tools, reporting, and risk classification
  • Experience with AZURE DevOps, CI/CD Pipelines, Automation
  • SAST/DAST tools
  • API Security
  • Experience with operating system and third-party patching tools
  • Understanding of risk management in microservices and traditional architectures
  • Understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems and general network topology
  • Understanding of STIGs and security baseline methodologies
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work with people with a variety of technical backgrounds and experience
  • Self-motivated and capable of following through on projects that may have long timelines for completion
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and/or early morning hours based on business needs

 

Additional Information:

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Assignment Length: Direct hire or contract to hire -  candidates must be eligible to work in the US on a W2 basis without sponsorship or visa transfer

 

 

Dice Id : conne001
Position Id : Security Vulne
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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