Vulnerability Analyst - Cybersecurity

Vulnerability Management, Nessus
Contract W2, 12 Months
$45 - $50
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description



ALTA IT Services has a contract to hire opening for a mid-level Security Engineer with Vulnerability Management experience. The position will support a leading health insurer based in downtown Washington DC.



  • 3+ years of experience as a vulnerability management analyst
  • Assist in generating reports and metrics
  • Assist with Asset management within a scanning tool such as Tenable Security Center
  • Assist in documenting the processes and procedures
  • Perform vulnerability scans and develop applicable vulnerability reports
  • Research vulnerability impact and remediation steps
  • Present vulnerability reports to stakeholders
  • Experience operating vulnerability and compliance scanning tools
  • Analyze scan results and engage with stakeholders to resolve identified vulnerabilities; document exceptions, and false positives
  • Experience establishing and configuring scan policies


Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.ship or Legal Permanent Residency is required for this position. Candidates selected for hire must pass a pre-employment background investigation.


An onsite interview is mandatory, after a successful phone interview



  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Subject matter expertise in vulnerability management, to include scanning, analysis, and development of remediation plans
  • Proven experience performing vulnerability and compliance scans and developing vulnerability reports 
  • Experience conducting research on vulnerability impact and/or remediation.
  • Proven ability to elicit, document, analyze and verify requirements.
  • Experience with user acceptance testing concepts.
  • Experience analyzing scan results and engaging with stakeholders to resolve identified vulnerabilities; document exceptions, and false positives.
  • Attention to detail and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities and handle multiple projects concurrently. 
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to Assist in generating reports and metrics



  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security, Information Technology, Computer Science, Business or relevant work experience in application security analysis, systems analysis and/or testing background and experience with direct Business Analyst experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus and agreement and bring resolution to contentious issues and entrenched interests. 
  • Demonstrated successful use of AGILE and/or Waterfall SDLC methodology 
  • Assist in documenting the processes and procedures. Present vulnerability reports to stakeholders 
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office tool set – MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project and MS Visio.



  • Applicable security certifications
  • Understands end to end patch management lifecycle
  • Experience with security vulnerability scanning tools.
  • Experience with healthcare insurance industry, especially BCBS plans.
  • Experience with software testing, test management and defect tracking tools.
  • Strong understanding of managed care principles, claims processing guidelines, Member contracts and Provider Agreements.
  • Effective presentation, negotiation and influencing skills to interface with all levels of management and to facilitate large meetings across the organization.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.


HOURLY RATE RANGE: $45/hr. to $50/hr. range, commensurate with experience. Benefits available

Upon conversion to FTE status this position will be salaried with benefits and paid time off.


For consideration please contact Melissa McNally via

ALTA IT Services, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor.

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9210 Corporate Blvd, Suite 200 Rockville, MD, 20850

Position Id : MMEXC
Originally Posted : 2 years ago
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