Associate Vulnerability Management Analyst
Plano , Texas
February 06, 2017
PepsiCo is currently looking for an Associate Vulnerability Management Analyst for the Attack Surface Reduction team within the Cyber Security department. The Associate Vulnerability Management Analyst is an entry-level position responsible for: conducting regularly scheduled and project-driven vulnerability scanning; reporting findings and investigating remediation as needed; performing administrative security reviews as required, including privileged account management and high risk access; administration of policy revisions and exceptions; responding to service ticket support requests as needed; providing evidence for internal and external audits; and capturing and tracking operational metrics to report performance and ensure appropriate visibility.

  • Perform information system security vulnerability scanning to discover and analyze vulnerabilities and characterize risks to networks, operating systems, applications, databases, and other information system components
  • Perform compliance scanning to analyze configurations and facilitate implementation of configurations and hardening settings for networks, operating systems, applications, databases, and other information system components
  • Engage with stakeholders, to include IT professionals, management, and auditors, to facilitate vulnerability discovery and remediation
  • Communicate security and compliance issues in an effective and appropriate manner
  • Recommend appropriate remedial actions to mitigate risks and ensure information systems employ appropriate level of information security controls
  • Validate remedial actions and ensure compliance with information security policy and regulatory requirements
  • Assist in development and implementation of an information security vulnerability management policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Perform vulnerability management system administration functions, as required


  • 1 year of experience in corporate IT environment or equivalent
  • Experience supporting operational IT security requirements or equivalent security training/education, preferred
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment and administering vulnerability scanning tool, preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or similar area of study preferred.
  • Understanding of cyber security and risk management best practices.
  • Knowledge of OWASP tools and methodologies, web application assessments, and system development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate efforts between various applications and security teams.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Relocation Eligible

Eligible for Limited Relocation

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