Vulnerability Assessment Specialist
 
Job Code : PS011277 Job Type : Contract
Discipline : IT And Software Engineering Experience Req : 10+ year(s)
Company : Northwest Software, Inc. Education Req : Associate
Location : USA-Minnesota-Eagan Salary Range : Not Avaliable

Job Description:
This is a long Term Employment opportunity at our customer site, a leading company in Eagan, Minnesota 55121.


Job Description:

Vulnerability Assessment Specialist - The Postal Service is looking for a resource to fill an opening within their scanning team. The ideal candidate should have experience with Nessus or similar vulnerability scanning software, knowledge of scan architecture sufficient enough to analyze and recommend changes as needed.

Responsibilities:

• Conducts vulnerability scans and recognizes exploitable vulnerabilities in security systems when preparing audit reports
• Assists in the coordination of technical tests, network scans, and/or vulnerability scans that support the evaluation of information safeguard effectiveness
• Reviews threat and vulnerability assessment findings to quantify and prioritize vulnerabilities in a system.
• Skill in systems engineering, requirements analysis, system development, software development, or hardware development as applied to the information assurance or cyber security field
• Preferred skill in the areas of container security and scanning as well as web application security and scanning

EXPERIENCE LEVEL:

Extensive experience (7+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions

EDUCATION:
Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security (Master’s Degree preferred).

CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more required)
-CompTIA Security +
-CPTE - Certified Penetration Testing Engineer or CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker
-Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

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Skill Requirements :
Nessus

The ideal candidate should have experience with Nessus or similar vulnerability scanning software. Please highlight your relevant experience with regards to job description. 

Architecture/Scaning

Requires knowledge of scan architecture sufficient enough to analyze and recommend changes as needed. Conducts vulnerability scans and recognizes exploitable vulnerabilities in security systems when preparing audit reports. Assists in the coordination of technical tests, network scans, and/or vulnerability scans that support the evaluation of information safeguard effectiveness. Please read the job description and highlight your relevant experience  

systems engineering, requirements analysis, system development

Skill in systems engineering, requirements analysis, system development, software development, or hardware development as applied to the information assurance or cyber security field. Please read the job description and highlight your relevant experience  

information security operations

Extensive experience (7+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions. Please read the job description and highlight your relevant experience  


 
 
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