Dell Vulnerability Management Consultant in Round Rock, Texas

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Dell is a worldwide provider of information technology services and business solutions to a broad range of clients. We seek men and women who share our values, thrive in a team environment, and recognize the importance of accountability; people who strive to exceed expectations to ensure our Clients' success. We are currently seeking a Vulnerability Management Consultant to join our team in Austin, Tx. as part of a Vulnerability Management and Remediation team within Cyber Assurance and Remediation organization. In collaboration with other Dell business units, the Vulnerability Management Consultant will work with the Cybersecurity, IT Infrastructure and application teams to identify vulnerabilities, define and recommend security measures required to remediate and/or mitigate vulnerabilities that impact Dell's business interests.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with product engineering and corporate teams to drive remediation of reported vulnerabilities through risk/threat based assessment of security controls gaps in Dell applications, software or infrastructure.

  • Actively engages with various internal stakeholders including engineering, product owners, legal, corporate communications, brand and other relevant teams in Cybersecurity to conduct holistic response management.

  • Articulates risk and impact to business and engineering teams with the proven ability to convey the urgency and need to remediate a vulnerability commensurate with the risk it presents to Dell and Dell customers.

  • Develops and maintains vulnerability and response artifacts systematically to produce metrics that can measure the overall program maturity and progress.

  • Conducts communications with external entities constructively and optimistically to promote collective interest of Dell corporate and its customers.

  • Creates visibility and awareness at appropriate level including executive leadership teams, CSO, CISO and other on vulnerabilities that require attention. Applies industry standard methodologies to assess risk due to reported vulnerabilities in Dell products and corporate assets.

  • Exhibits good understanding of vulnerability validation, re-production, and remedy advice and vulnerability research skills.

  • Practices ability to synthesis required information for risk articulation based on available information ( Internal / External )Improves the program scope and maturity in structured and planned way according to organization risk appetite.

  • Demonstrates ability to strike a balance between strategic and tactical activities required to run the vulnerability response and remediation efforts.

  • Cultivates the practice of staying abreast on latest trends and developments in vulnerability response and remediation activities followed across industry.

  • Actively reviews public and private vulnerability notifications/disclosures, consume research findings and prioritize remediation and/or mitigation.

  • Participates in the creation, review and maintenance of current and proposed processes and procedures and related documentation within vulnerability management and remediation team.

  • Analyze, find and exploit vulnerabilities, researching exploit techniques and mitigations

Functional/technical requirements:

  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Cybersecurity or a related field of study.

  • Minimum of 5 years of information technology experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of information security experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in any phase of the Software / Firmware development.

  • Exposure to different product development lifecycle practices including release / deployment management activities.

  • Knowledge on IT and IT Security fundamentals and working knowledge of IT hosting services, firewalls, networking, servers, storage, web applications, etc.

  • Sound Understanding and knowledge of OWASP tools and methodologies and security attack vectors.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in business process management, executive communication, reporting writing skills.

  • Ability to work comfortably and successfully in a fast-paced environment with frequent changes in priorities and ability to influence others or manage indirectly.

  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues.

  • Risk minded, pro-active, time-sensitive, nimble, pragmatic and determined individuals are highly desirable.

  • Good technical aptitude, problem solving and ability to quickly learn and master new topics and domains.

  • Candidates must be able to work independently and demonstrate exceptional organizational and time management skills.

  • Collaborative / Team Player, Self-driven independent and customer-oriented.

Preferred Certifications:

Hold one or more industry certifications in Information Security and Vulnerability Assessment : CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CISM, GCIH, GCIA, CEH, Network+, Security+, or other industry-relevant cyber-security certifications

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