Security Engineer

  • location: Research Triangle Park, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $43 - $53.75 per hour
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job description

Security Engineer

job summary:












The Vulnerability Management Engineer is a hands-on role supporting the Vulnerability Management Operations Program. The VMA is expected to perform security audit functions to identify, validate, and remediate security vulnerabilities. This includes designing and deploying vulnerability identification programs and providing remediation guidance to the end users.



Please include any additional details/requirements to the Job Description above. Be specific with the Job Qualification requirements.



- Candidates must meet the minimum requirements outlined.



- Minimum Requirements: ("Must have" Qualifications)

? 5+ years of experience in Information Security Domain

? 3+ years of experience working with any industry standard scanning tool in (eg. Qualys, Nessus, AppScan etc.)

? Strong understanding of vulnerability management and security testing practices and methodologies.

? Experience using common security testing and analysis tools (Metasploit, Kali, Wireshark)

? Expert knowledge of system, application, and database hardening techniques and practices.

- Operate and maintain the vulnerability management tools to ensure availability and efficacy

- Generate vulnerability reports and validate the issues identified

- Triage vulnerabilities and deliver reports to the customer

- Develop tools (e.g. scripts) to automate day-to-day tasks

- Provide guidance on vulnerability management best practices





- Desired Skills/Qualifications/System Experience requirements: ("Nice to have Qualifications")

NOTE: If you require specific years of experience for the Qualifications, please outline accordingly)

? Scripting skills such as Python, Shell, Bash

? Ability to interact effectively at all levels of an organization, and as part of a geographically distributed team.

? Hands on experience in testing, calibrating and deploying scanning tools in new and complex

Desired security tool experience: Qualys, Tenable, Rapid7, Metasploit, Nmap

Desired development experience: Python, Git

Desired OS experience: Ubuntu, RHEL, Cent OS X

Desired Cloud experience: AWS, GCP, Azure













 
location: Durham, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $43.00 - 53.75 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:












The Vulnerability Management Engineer is a hands-on role supporting the Vulnerability Management Operations Program. The VMA is expected to perform security audit functions to identify, validate, and remediate security vulnerabilities. This includes designing and deploying vulnerability identification programs and providing remediation guidance to the end users.



Please include any additional details/requirements to the Job Description above. Be specific with the Job Qualification requirements.



- Candidates must meet the minimum requirements outlined.



- Minimum Requirements: ("Must have" Qualifications)

? 5+ years of experience in Information Security Domain

? 3+ years of experience working with any industry standard scanning tool in (eg. Qualys, Nessus, AppScan etc.)

? Strong understanding of vulnerability management and security testing practices and methodologies.

? Experience using common security testing and analysis tools (Metasploit, Kali, Wireshark)

? Expert knowledge of system, application, and database hardening techniques and practices.

- Operate and maintain the vulnerability management tools to ensure availability and efficacy

- Generate vulnerability reports and validate the issues identified

- Triage vulnerabilities and deliver reports to the customer

- Develop tools (e.g. scripts) to automate day-to-day tasks

- Provide guidance on vulnerability management best practices

















 
qualifications:


















- Desired Skills/Qualifications/System Experience requirements: ("Nice to have Qualifications")

NOTE: If you require specific years of experience for the Qualifications, please outline accordingly)

? Scripting skills such as Python, Shell, Bash

? Ability to interact effectively at all levels of an organization, and as part of a geographically distributed team.

? Hands on experience in testing, calibrating and deploying scanning tools in new and complex

















 
skills:















Desired security tool experience: Qualys, Tenable, Rapid7, Metasploit, Nmap

Desired development experience: Python, Git

Desired OS experience: Ubuntu, RHEL, Cent OS X

Desired Cloud experience: AWS, GCP, Azure














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