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Senior Cybersecurity Engineer- Vulnerability Management Operations (146342)

TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Jan 19, 2021
  • Company: HOME DEPOT PRODUCT AUTHORITY
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Technology
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No



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Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

The Vulnerability Management Operations team is responsible for reporting on scans, creating workflows and remediation plans. They work closely with the Vulnerability Management engineering team to ensure patches are implemented. This team is also responsible for remediating issues such as a scan not being set up correctly and creating reports on vulnerability scans for executive leadership.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

10% - Planning & Analysis:
  • Researches and analyzes business trends and behavioral data to identify opportunities for improvements and new initiatives
  • Drives the evaluation, development, and recommendation of specific technology products and platforms to provide cost-effective solutions that meet business and technology requirements
  • Researches and designs best fit infrastructure, network, database, and security architectures for products
  • Proactively creates and maintains tools for monitoring and support
  • Participates in project planning and reporting across multiple efforts
30% - Delivery & Execution:
  • Drives configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure
  • Drives field and corporate roll-outs of technology
  • Drives the stand up of necessary system software, hardware, and equipment (physical or virtual) to meet changing infrastructure needs
50% - Support & Enablement:
  • Collaborates with product and project teams to understand needs and enable them with infrastructure
  • Supports technology architecture design review efforts for project and product teams
  • Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases, and security; optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate
  • Drives root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions
  • Maintains, upgrades, and supports existing systems and infrastructure to ensure operational stability
  • Opens and manages vendor problem tickets to resolution
  • Drives the production of in-house documentation around solutions
  • Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues
  • Provides application support for software running in production
  • Creates scripts and tools that drive automation and enable product teams and end users to move towards self service
10% - Learning:
  • Keeps abreast of innovations and industry trends as well as changes to internal systems and determines how they impacts tools, training, and support necessary to keep systems up, running, and secure
  • Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern systems engineering core practices (communities of practice)
  • Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.
 
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
 


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in the Vulnerability Management space  (operations)
  • Strong experience with Vulnerability Management Platforms such as Qualys, Nexpose, Tenable, in a large corporate environment (Qualys preferred)
  • Strong experience in reading and understanding vulnerability scans (identify errors, identify areas where tool is not scanning assets, identify false positives)
  • Experience creating and running authenticated and unauthenticated scans
  • Ability to work cross functionally across teams to create remediation plans and ensure appropriate patches are applied
  • Proven experience with vulnerability reporting  
  • Experience creating work flows and remediation plans for vulnerabilities identified
  • Understanding of networking 
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  • Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
  • Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
  • Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
  • Self-Development: Actively seeing new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
  • Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time


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