We have an exciting opportunity for a Vulnerability Assessment Specialist to join our team. Our Client is looking for a resource to fill an opening within their scanning team. The ideal candidate should have experience with Nessus or similar vulnerability scanning software, knowledge of scan architecture sufficient enough to analyze and recommend changes as needed.
Conducts vulnerability scans and recognizes exploitable vulnerabilities in security systems when preparing audit reports
Assists in the coordination of technical tests, network scans, and/or vulnerability scans that support the evaluation of information safeguard effectiveness
Reviews threat and vulnerability assessment findings to quantify and prioritize vulnerabilities in a system.
Extensive experience (7+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions
Experience with Tenable Nessus or similar vulnerability scanning software
Skill in systems engineering, requirements analysis, system development, software development, or hardware development as applied to the information assurance or cyber security field
One or more of the following certifications:
o CompTIA Security+ CE
o CPTE - Certified Penetration Testing Engineer
o CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker
o Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
Education: Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security (Masters Degree preferred).
Benefits: Full-time employees (permanent or contract employees who are employed for a term greater than 6 months) are eligible for benefits including time-off benefits, such as vacations and holidays, and insurance and other plan benefits.
Location: Eagan, MN (On-site work is required)
Bay State Computers, Inc. is a professional services firm and a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) services and products to the U.S. Federal Government and Industry. Bay State brings together experienced IT professionals and the latest state-of-the-art technology tools, practices, and products to support projects and task order requirements for our customers. For more information about Bay State visit our website and connect with us on LinkedIn.
Bay State Computers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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