Security Vulnerability Analyst in Westport, CT at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

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Security Vulnerability Analyst Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Security Vulnerability Analyst for an opportunity in Westport, CT. The Security Vulnerability Analyst will work within the Vulnerability Management team and identify, assess, report, and help remediate vulnerabilities in a prioritized way, using industry-relevant tools to do so. He or she will play a critical role in providing informed advice on services and technologies that enhance the security ecosystem and further enable automated discovery, remediation, and alerting of network, application, and endpoint vulnerabilities. In this role, the Security Analyst must build strong partnerships with technologists company-wide and ensure their applications, systems, architectures, and infrastructures leverage the appropriate security and vulnerability management tools.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with colleagues across the Security department (incident response and threat intelligence) to drive remediation of vulnerabilities that present risks across the enterprise
  • Perform deep-dive assessments on trending vulnerabilities and produce vulnerability analysis for technical and leadership audiences
  • Deliver services enterprise-wide for a range of technologies (e.g., on-prem, cloud)
  • Apply data analysis techniques to large datasets of vulnerability, patch, compliance, and asset data
  • Collaborate with engineers, analysts, and others in Security and Technology to design remediation plans
  • Support the cyber incident response team in specified vulnerability discovery and assessment tasks during crisis management
  • Improve existing vulnerability tools and methodologies to enhance discovery, remediation, and alerting capabilities, or recommending alternatives
  • Communicate technical issues to diverse audiences (in person and in writing), in an easily-understood, authoritative and actionable manner
  • Practically and resourcefully solve problems
  • Reliably and independently get work done
  • React quickly and decisively in high-impact situations
  • Build automation into manual processes

Qualifications:

  • Have a demonstrated passion for proactively identifying risks and fixing problems
  • Thrive in demanding, fast-paced environments that require you to think strategically as well as join your team in the trenches to solve problems
  • Passionate about the importance of security, and want to partner with colleagues who need your expertise
  • Enjoy exposure to a breadth technology through involvement in various technology projects
  • strong ownership mentality and drive for results
  • Value truth, openness, and pursuing excellence
  • S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or a related field, or comparable work experience
  • 1 - 3 years prior system administration experience in Microsoft environments (domain, server, desktop) with similar experience in Unix (BSD, Linux, Unix) environments
  • Desired certifications: MCSA, CCNA, RHSA, or comparable
  • Desired experience: Application layer support, programming expertise, controls engineering, or cybersecurity
  • Security technologies and controls. Experience with vulnerability scanning technology, governance processes, risk assessment, and data analysis a plus
  • Security for major cloud service providers and associated cloud integration initiatives
  • Have a threshold level of understanding in scripting. Experience with SQL, Python, PowerShell, and Bash a plus

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.