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Senior System Engineer



IT, Other Engineering
Corby, UK · United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Senior System Engineer, IT Systems Vulnerability & Patch Managment

In this role, the Vulnerability & Patch Management Engineer will lead high priority projects and day-to-day activities related to our Vulnerability & Patch Management Program. The Vulnerability Management Engineer is expected to deliver results while maintaining positive relationships with other IT infrastructure teams and project sponsors.

The Vulnerability & Patch Management Engineer will work in a team based environment performing technical duties supporting Vulnerability & Patch Management and be responsible for executing patches and configuration updates through the production promote life cycle. The Vulnerability & Patch Management Engineer acts as a threat and vulnerability resource assisting with daily operations, specifically the remediation of identified vulnerabilities ensuring compliance and security goals. This role works with IMDC Information Security Risk Management, business teams and infrastructure teams to track, and remediate open vulnerabilities on identified systems within negotiated service levels and assure testing in the development and test environments prior to promotion to production.

For this position, we are seeking a candidate who can administer and maintain centralized patch and vulnerability management solutions to ensure end-points are compliant with Security guidelines. Performs endpoint management to provide patching and task automation of servers and desktops to maintain a secure and compliant environment. Maintains a secure, patched, upgraded, and compliant Windows and Linux environment. Troubleshoots and resolves advanced and complex technical problems to ensure minimal disruption to the client mission critical environment. Prepares technical designs and documentation (i.e., knowledgebase articles) for use by support teams.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Monitor weekly automated scans and perform analysis of enterprise-class information systems, to include discovery scans, compliance scans, and vulnerability scans

  • Coordinates with Vulnerability Manager on projects to improve the Vulnerability & Patch Management Program

  • Meeting vulnerability remediation timeframes as documented within the IMDC Operational Standards

  • Reporting on compliance to vulnerability remediation policy

  • Subject Matter Expert for our vulnerability scanner & tools

  • Vulnerability research, review, and escalation

  • Processing exception and dispute requests

  • Identifying and mitigating detection and reporting gaps

  • Tracking and reporting test results

  • Responding to audit requests

Key Skills, Requirements and Competencies:

  • 8 years working directly with vulnerability and/or patch management

  • Possesses a strong understanding of vulnerability management concepts such as exposure, severity, criticality, risk, and threat

  • Possesses an understanding of how vulnerabilities are exploited

  • Possesses an understanding of SCAP, CVE, CVSS, CPE, CCE, VPR, and OVAL

  • Demonstrates a firm grasp of the concepts of risk management and mitigation

  • Possesses detailed understanding of various operating systems and common applications as they relate to vulnerabilities

  • Possesses an understanding of virtual server and cloud environments

  • Possesses a strong understanding of baseline scanning and compliance reporting

  • Possesses an understanding of enterprise technology infrastructure, application development & maintenance, software testing, and IT architecture

  • Possesses experience using a variety of vulnerability scanners and managing remediation efforts

Minimum Skills & Qualifications

  • Reporting on required metrics (key risk and performance indicators) to measure the monitoring and remediation program

  • Security+, CEH, CISM preferred

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with a high degree of professionalism and strict attention to detail

  • Must be a seasoned Vulnerability Management Engineer to proactively manage, upgrade, and improve a centrally managed infrastructure and provide customer support

  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise with vulnerability and patch management, insider threat and incident response.

  • Broad knowledge in risk analysis, threat mitigation, and other security domains.

  • Understanding of various networking ports, protocols and services.

  • Scripting experience (e.g. JavaScript, Python, and Linux shell).

  • Network architectures including vlan, routing, firewalls, and extreme network segmentation etc.

  • Significant experience with Linux and Windows operating systems, including extensive knowledge of virtualization platforms

  • Required to have broad technical knowledge on a number of security technologies and a solid understanding of information and networking security.

  • Soft skills such as the ability to build relationships, build consensus, negotiate solutions, and coordinate with other work streams through their decision process

Category: Information Technology

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Requisition: J0074694