Vulnerability Analyst

Bethesda, Maryland 20817

Post Date: 11/13/2017 Job ID: 17505 Industry: Other Area(s)

Job Description

We are actively seeking a mid-level Information Security Vulnerability Analyst to join a Security Operations team on a contract with a federal government client.



  • Design, develop, integrate, and update system security solutions
  • Create, automate, and optimize appropriate reports and dashboards in multiple Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation tools to highlight areas for improvement and track the overall health and status of the enterprise
  • Manage and operate network-centric and application-centric security tools to provide real-time insight into the security posture of the enterprise
  • Evaluate the impact of security issues with respect to the mission and prioritize remediation efforts based on risk
  • Facilitate communication between the Information Security Program, client Information System Security Officers (ISSOs), and system owners to address security issues and resolve vulnerabilities in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate new and emerging security products and technologies

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Experience running vulnerability scan tools and analyzing scan results, as well as an ability to effectively communicate remediation requirements and techniques based on the results
  • Understanding of latest information security vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of IT environments, information security, privacy, and threat and vulnerability management
  • Excellent self-directing skills – ability to initiate, coordinate and prioritize responsibilities and follow through on tasks and projects
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience analyzing and evaluating network and security vulnerabilities; developing mitigation or corrective action strategies
  • Demonstrated expertise with Windows and *nix operating systems and APIs

Preferred Qualities:

  • Holds an IT certification


Rachael Chitty

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