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Vulnerability Engineer in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Vulnerability Engineer with our industry-leading client in Washington D.C.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a [Public Trust/Secret/Top Secret] Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Vulnerability Engineer:

  • Responsible for supporting the needs of the Compliance and Vulnerability Management Program through their standard lifecycle phases.
  • Ensure that all compliance and vulnerability management systems and services are performing within set guidelines.
  • Monitor inventory and assets, assessment and data analysis, ticketing/reporting and findings remediation recommendations.
  • Create risk and controls assessments, audit support, as well as updating program vulnerability management documentation.
  • Fulfill assessments, prepare reports, and conduct read-out calls with the appropriate teams to review each vulnerability and provide mitigation/remediation solutions.
  • Responsible for identifying and remedying risks. 
  • Liaison directly with Operations, Enterprise Risk Management and Infrastructure teams to create and maintain compliance standards that meet security control objectives.
  • Configure, monitor and utilize compliance and vulnerability management tools (Tenable Security Center, Acunetix, Retina, etc.)
  • Ensure team efficiency by monitoring security incidents, enabling new security features or technologies, identifying improvements to existing processes and providing relevant reports.

Requirements of the Vulnerability Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or related field or 2 years directly related work experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years general IT Operations experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of IT/network experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of information security experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of information security operations experience.

Keywords: Vulnerability Engineer, Vulnerability, Risk Mitigation, Risk Management, Compliance 

Job ID: 318882

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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