Vulnerability Analyst II

    • London, United Kingdom

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Job Title

Vulnerability Analyst II


Security is a critical aspect and is embedded into every part of the business. The ever-changing threat landscape faced by our organisation requires an adaptable and fluid response to defend against multiple threats.

The vulnerability analyst role is required to support, maintain and develop the vulnerability management function in the security operations team, identifying and remediating key vulnerabilities in a variety of critical national infrastructure systems. This role will increase our coverage in terms of application-level vulnerability management, and support wider penetration testing initiatives.

This is a technical hands-on role, the selected candidate will be located in Dunstable (With option for Harrogate).

The accountabilities outlined below indicate the scope of the position. The incumbent may be asked to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically stated in this description:

•Support the vulnerability management function in all aspects of their role, using existing advanced tooling to identify, quantify and prioritise vulnerabilities, and drive to ensure there closure
•To ensure that security standards, in respect of IT Security vulnerability management are incorporated and compliance sought,
•Ensure that regular threat assessments are undertaken resulting from vulnerability notifications
•Arrange and support application vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, arranging tests and co-ordinating the activities of the testing teams as required
•Oversee changes required as a result of identified vulnerabilities and security threats to ensure that are met within agreed SLAs, creating metrics and analysis as required
•Support and review results of Static code analysis (SaST), Dynamic code analysis (DaST), Interactive software scanning (IaST) and Open source software scanning (OSS)
•Escalate critical vulnerabilities for expedited patching and/or controls
•Assisting in incident investigation and support the Security Operations function where relevant.
•Point of contact for projects requiring security vulnerability management input and guidance.
•Represent the security team as a technical SME
•Identify the right tools, processes and technologies to help deliver effective and robust vulnerability management; proactively drive improvement where required
•Drive, and oversee, remediation of identified vulnerabilities within policy

About You
•Security mind-set
•Understanding of Networking layers, technologies and tools.
•Knowledge of enterprise level vulnerability management products and technologies.
•Excellent communication skills (including report writing, telephone work and presentation skills)
•Excellent analytical skills
•Excellent planning skills
•Excellent working knowledge of all relevant security standards
•Excellent working knowledge and experience of network and firewall structure, topology, traffic flows and devices
•Self starter who is enthusiastic about security and motivated to learn and solve technical challenges.
•Subject matter expertise in a directly related security subject
•Diligent and thorough approach to problem solving
•Ability to identify vulnerabilities on key systems
•Able to achieve SC clearance

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

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