Vulnerability Analyst

    • Atlanta, GA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in search of a Vulnerability Analyst in Atlanta, GA. Duties Include:

  • Responsible for implementing, configuring and maintaining vulnerability and compliance scanning tools
  • 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


REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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.
This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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