Dell Vulnerability Management Security Specialist - Secureworks - Edinburgh, UK in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Vulnerability Managemen t Security Specialist

Competitive salary


Secureworks Overview

Secureworks (SCWX-NASDAQ) is a global leader in intelligence-driven information security solutions. We help organizations confidently pursue business goals in a digitally-connected world.Consistently recognized by industry analysts and readers’ polls, we are one of the best in the world at understanding and anticipating threat behavior. We see 250 billion events every day across 4400 clients in more than 55 countries, and our solutions work across all the layers of a client’s security environment, including 330 different vendor technologies. Join a talented, dedicated, and diverse team of researchers, analysts, engineers, consultants and business professionals who are focused 100% on protecting our clients from cyber threats. We seek out the brightest minds and empower our teams with the tools and support they need to fight the bad guys and maintain our company’s leadership in the cyber security industry.

Uniquely positioned to adapt as the industry evolves, we are also proud to be part of the Dell Technologies family. We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team.

Role Overview

Working within Secureworks Managed Security Services division, the Vulnerability Management Security Specialist role is a hands-on technical role that provides technical support to our vulnerability scanning service customers. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to provide customers with assistance across all elements of our scanning services, from advice on service set-up and running, incident management and advice on identified security vulnerability mitigation and remediation. This is an exciting and fast moving role and the successful candidate will be expected to be confident dealing with customers on the telephone or by using written communications.

The successful candidate will be working as part of a virtual team and will be expected to build effective working relationships with other team colleagues based in other geographic regions using telephone and email as appropriate.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a solid understanding of current infrastructure, operating system and application vulnerabilities across a wide variety of systems and will also be expected to maintain this understanding as new threats emerge and vulnerabilities are identified. This role would therefore be ideally suited to a candidate who has a genuine interest in understanding and continually enhancing their knowledge of information security.

Essential Requirements

  • Solid technical understanding across a variety of infrastructure components and servers such as Linux/Unix, MS Windows and network infrastructure components such as routers, switches and firewalls

  • Previous experience in administering some of the above infrastructure types

  • Solid working knowledge of TCP/IP

  • Solid understanding of Qualys VM, WAS and Cloud Agent Modules with around 2+ years experience

  • Experience with network and application security testing tools and scripting languages such as - Nessus, Nmap, Paros, Perl, Python

  • Ability to manage a priority list of tickets and projects, using own decision making capability to ensure agreed target deadlines are met

  • Strong team member skills, building and maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues in different disciplines and geographies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English language)

  • Strong technical problem solving skills

Desirable Requirements

  • One or more industry qualifications are desirable such as:QualysGuard Certified SpecialistPCI ASV CertificationCISSPQSAAn industry related degree, whilst not essential would be an advantage, e.g. BSc in Computing Science or another relevant technical field

Why work with us?

Life at Secureworks means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology. When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution. Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships. We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfils their potential. Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work. Our Edinburgh office is vital to Secureworks. As our core technology hub in the UK, it’s a large, modern, open plan space conveniently located a short walk to Princes Street and Waverley train station which has a break out area with fresh fruit and fresh coffee available.

As a leading technology employer, we actively encourage further development for our employees. This is done through our range of internal training programmes, training affiliation with SANS GIAC, various vendors, encouragement for the team to go technology conferences or even our regular company hackathons.

Secureworks is part of the Dell Technologies family of brands. If you require any assistance in applying for an open position or have any specific requirements to attend an interview, please contact

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer and aim to ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible.

Secureworks, a Dell Technologies company, is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.