Sr Analyst - Vulnerability Management

los angeles, CA 91505

Posted: 07/18/2019 Employment Type: Contract Category: Data Analyst Job Number: 53017



Position Title: Sr. Analyst - Vulnerability Management
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Duration: 6 Months contract to hire (possible long term contract)



Position Description: The vulnerability management team hunts for and prioritized vulnerabilities that could lead to a breach of confidentiality, integrity or availability of my clients sensitive information. The Senior vulnerability analyst collaborates with his/her peers in the Information Security Office, the company' s asset owners, and other company IT staff to improve the company' s information security posture and reduce the likelihood of a disruptive cybersecurity event. • Responsible for implementing, configuring and maintaining vulnerability and compliance scanning tools such as Qualysguard, AlertLogic, AppScan, and Nessus • Conduct scheduled and ad hoc application and system scans, researching and analyzing vulnerabilities, identifying relevant threats, corrective action recommendations, summarizing and communicate findings effectively • Ensure data flows are maintained between internal tools and enterprise wide reporting dashboard • Develop and manage scanning/profiling tools and automated tasks • Perform and post results of scheduled and on demand vulnerability assessments • Provide technical feedback on proposed solutions to identified vulnerabilities • Interface with vendor support teams to keep abreast of developments in product lines • Research security testing tools, techniques, and processes • Analyze penetration test results and engage with technology partners and business units in order to resolve identified vulnerabilities • Recommend approaches for addressing vulnerabilities include system patching, deployment of specialized controls, code or infrastructure changes, and changes in development processes • Monitor team mailbox and ticketing system to ensure proper steps are taken for all identified vulnerabilities and support of the security operations center (SOC) • Promote collaboration with our stakeholders and Red Team researchers to prioritize the remediation of vulnerabilities and close potential attack vectors. • Understand asset criticality and the identification of system software and configuration vulnerabilities and critical information, data and processes that must be protected • Develop the vulnerability reports and score cards that the define current state of the corporate network security risk posture. • Mentor and train more junior staff in vulnerability management and awareness. Prioritization of vulnerabilities, attack techniques, tool/exploit development, intelligence analysis and adversarial tactics. • Work closely with Security Incident Response Team and Architecture team members to help improve the team' s abilities in Detection, Prevention and Response capabilities • Work with business leaders and other ISO staff to prioritize vulnerability findings for remediation

Qualifications: • 4+ years of cyber security experience specifically working in Vulnerability Management • 4-6 years of technology experience • Ability to utilize best in class practices and determine best remediation path • Advanced level knowledge of security algorithms, protocols and standards • Advanced level knowledge of Windows and two or more of the following operating systems; *NIX, OS X, iOS, etc. • Demonstrated knowledge of OWASP and SANS testing methodologies, and related tools such as Qualys, Splunk, AlertLogic, Burp, nmap, Metasploit, etc. • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other standard (Customer specified) applications. • Demonstrated knowledge of TCP/IP protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications • Demonstrated experience with scripting languages, such as PowerShell, Python, Bash, PHP, etc. preferred • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills • The personality traits, work habits, and social skills necessary to work effectively within a dynamic and highly operational broadcast environment • Exemplary personal and professional integrity • Expertise in all aspects of security disciplines: Information security, software development, vulnerability assessments, threat analysis, incident response, threat modeling, security intelligence and forensic investigations • Certifications in related areas (e.g. CISSP, SANS GPEN/GWAPT/GXPN, OSCP, CEH) are preferred
 

 
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