Associate Vulnerability Management Analyst
Location:
Plano , Texas
Posted:
February 06, 2017
Reference:
109419BR
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.

Duties:
  • 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


Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications:
  • 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
Requirements:
  • 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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