460722 - Vulnerability Remediation Analyst

Location: St.Paul, MN
Date Posted: 06-13-2016
Seeking a Workstation Vulnerability Remediation Contractor with strong Windows XP, Windows 7 and Apple OS knowledge to analyze, define scope and remediate workstation vulnerabilities.
  • Drive difficult to solve technical remediation, examples include but not limited to: Microsoft, Java, Lotus Notes, Firefox, Chrome Windows OS and database client vulnerabilities.
  • Vulnerabilities are initially discovered by our ISS team.
  • Analyzes data and reporting from hardware asset management, vulnerability detection systems, configuration management systems and security patch deployment systems to determine vulnerability remediation scope, effort required and best course of action. Documents remediation plan and assessment logic thoroughly.
  • Provides written analysis of logic to management and other teams engaged in workstation vulnerability elimination.
  • Executes remediation activities as planned and develops metrics to demonstrate success.
  • Coordinates with Information Security Assessment Services to close vulnerabilities, correct vulnerability detection logic and track vulnerability instance reduction.
  • Proposes enterprise application upgrade initiatives based on analysis and remediation results to close vulnerabilities. Assess potential impact to customers and can frame risk conversations.
  • Engages with development teams and business line risk owners to explain and frame vulnerability analysis results, remediation options, future direction and risks.
 
SKILLS:
Tests, deploys and validates application patch deployment and upgrade deployments.
Knowledge of the following technologies: Windows, VMWare System Administration, Shell Scripting (Perl, batch), TCP/IP, PSExec, WinBatch, VBScript, Python.
 
Skill
Required / Desired
Experience(Years)
Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8 Administration experience in a large enterprise
Required
8
Operation of an enterprise configuration management tool like SCCM, Marimba, LANManager or Alteris
Required
5
Deploying Microsoft, Adobe, Java and other vendor security patches to workstations in an enterprise
Required
5
Isolating, analyzing, managing and resolving security patch deployment issues
Required
5
Query and data analytics tools including MS Excel, MS SQL or MySQL
Required
2
Experience with McAfee Vulnerability Management or similar vulnerability scanning and detection tool set
Required
3
Common scripting languages used for systems administration like PowerShell, VBScript, WinBatch, PSExec, Perl or Python.
Required
3
Security patch deployment/patch remediation experience
Required
5



 

Pradeep Kumar
Technosoft Corporation
28411 Northwestern Hwy, Suite 640
Southfield, MI 48034
Direct:  248 603 2661
Mobile:  248 205 9023
Fax:  248 603 2599
Email:  pradeep.kumar@technosoftcorp.com
 


At least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or an equivalent in education is required for this position.
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