Vulnerability Scanning and Remediation Advisor - Dell Secureworks

Employer: Secureworks
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 16.02.2019
    Short company description

    Dell Secureworks is a global leader in providing intelligence-driven information security solutions. We play an important role, as no organization in the world is immune from cyber attacks and the nature of the attack is changing every day.



    •Bachelor’s degree
    •4+ years experience in Information Security
    •Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    •Detail-oriented, resourceful and able to manage shifting priorities
    •Working knowledge of Windows and/or Linux systems and associated scripting languages, common network devices, database and virtualization platforms
    •Entry level security certification (CompTIA Security+, Qualys Certified Vulnerability Engineer

    Desired Skills

    •Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
    •Prior experience with vulnerability scanners (e.g. Qualys, Nessus)
    •Prior experience with APIs and automation
    •Working knowledge of global threats to international cyber security
    •Experience in regulated environment (SOX, PCI, HIPAA preferred)
    •Certifications: CEH


    General responsibilities

    •Configure, conduct, understand, review vulnerability assessments and provide false positive validation
    •Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to remediate or mitigate security vulnerabilities
    •Use strong interpersonal skills to articulate vulnerabilities to technical and non-technical audiences
    •Assist in recommending and prioritizing remediation efforts within infrastructure and application teams
    •Manage tracking and remediation of vulnerabilities by leveraging agreed-upon action plans and timelines with support teams
    •Developing automated and ad hoc reports of security metrics
    •Analyzing and optimizing security processes, implementing APIs and automation
    •Maintain knowledge of outstanding vulnerability management
    •Serve as an escalation point for all technical issues regarding vulnerabilities

    Other info

    Why work with us?

    Secureworks, a Dell Technologies company, is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.