26Dec

Remote (EST hours)

Opportunity Details

Job Description:

We are actively seeking a talented Lead Vulnerability Risk Management (VRM) Analyst to take charge of our Vulnerability Management program. As the Lead VRM Analyst, you will be responsible for identifying, assessing, and mitigating vulnerabilities across our systems and networks. This role demands a seasoned professional with a strong background in cybersecurity, risk management, and a track record of successfully implementing and managing robust vulnerability programs.

Responsibilities:

1. **Program Development:**
– Develop and execute a comprehensive Vulnerability Risk Management program in line with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
– Establish and enforce policies and procedures for vulnerability identification, assessment, and remediation.

2. **Risk Assessment:**
– Conduct regular vulnerability assessments and penetration tests on systems, networks, and applications.
– Analyze and prioritize vulnerabilities based on potential impact and exploitability.

3. **Remediation Planning:**
– Collaborate with IT and security teams to develop effective remediation plans for identified vulnerabilities.
– Monitor and track the implementation of remediation measures to ensure timely resolution.

4. **Incident Response:**
– Contribute to incident response efforts by providing expertise on vulnerability-related incidents.
– Participate in post-incident reviews to improve response procedures.

5. **Monitoring and Reporting:**
– Implement continuous monitoring to identify emerging vulnerabilities and trends.
– Generate regular reports on the vulnerability landscape, risk reduction progress, and key performance indicators.

6. **Collaboration:**
– Work closely with IT teams, system administrators, and development teams to embed security practices throughout the software development lifecycle.
– Engage with external security researchers and vendors to stay informed about the latest threats and vulnerabilities.

7. **Training and Awareness:**
– Develop and deliver training programs to educate employees on recognizing and reporting vulnerabilities.
– Foster a culture of security awareness and proactive risk mitigation.

Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, information technology, or a related field; relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CEH) preferred.
– Proven experience in vulnerability management, penetration testing, or a similar role.
– Deep understanding of common vulnerabilities, attack vectors, and risk mitigation strategies.
– Strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills.
– Ability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

If you are a proactive cybersecurity professional with a passion for identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities in complex environments, we invite you to apply for this key role in shaping and leading our Vulnerability Risk Management program.