Nessus Administrator & Vulnerability Management SME
, Virginia
October 22, 2017
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

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In this exciting role, you will be the Nessus Administrator and Vulnerability Management Subject Manager Expert.
  • You will take the lead on technical security engineering initiatives related to the design, configuration, and set up of Nessus throughout the Client enterprise.
  • You will set up and maintain IP ranges, schedule scans, customize reports for end users, provision access rights, perform tuning and filtering, and perform Nessus application patching.
  • Will work closely with the Security Operations team members, Network Team, Server Team, Client ISSO, System Owner (SO), Information Assurance (IA) Teams to execute a holistic approach to vulnerability management.
  • Work will be performed out of the client's facilities in Arlington, VA and Washington DC. 
  • Must display excellent teamwork skills, technical and business acumen, and formal documentation skills.  
  • Job Duties:
    -         Cybersecurity Solution Design 50%
    -         Architecture Review and thought leadership -30%
    -         Security SME support 10%
    -         Security Tool Support - 10%

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Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role. 

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

A little about us:
IBM is the world’s largest information technology company with more than 360,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries.

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