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Cyber Defense - Senior Cloud Infrastructure Security Engineer - Vulnerability Management

Company: Citizens
Location: Riverside
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Description

In this hands on role within the Cyber Defense - Infrastructure Vulnerability Management Team, you will be responsible for performing vulnerability and compliance scanning and analysis to aid Citizens in assessing the vulnerability portfolio and posture of its assets and reducing the attack surface for exploitation.

Working closely with business lines and infrastructure teams, you will directly contributes to the effort to identify, track, and remediate the open vulnerabilities (technical Vulnerabilities or build compliance deviations) on systems that store, process, or display Citizens data.

This role will be primarily focused on automated vulnerability scanning and remediation in cloud-native infrastructure across several Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) as enabling a DevOps transformation, therefore you must understand technology operations as well as security operations; such as cost-optimization strategies for security tooling in cloud-native architectures.

Responsibilities (but Not Limited To)
Automation of vulnerability management activities within a public cloud environment including discovery, reporting, and remediation verification
Working across development teams within an Agile development environment using standard collaboration tools such as the Atlassian tool suite
Hands-on code/script development experience with distributed version control systems such as Git
Communicating security issues to a wide variety of internal and external "customers" to include technical teams, executives, risk groups, vendors and regulators
Maintaining a deep understanding of current threat, vulnerabilities, attacks, countermeasures and how to respond effectively to them while providing training to the rest of the team on these items
Developing meaningful metrics to reflect the true posture of the environment allowing the organization to make educated decisions based on risk
Improving the capabilities and maturity of the Citizens Vulnerability Management Program by identifying appropriate technologies, policies, communication channels, organizational structures and relationships with third parties

Experience And Skills

Qualifications
3 years of progressive security industry experience, particularly within CSP environments
Coding and/or scripting experience in Python, JavaScript (any framework), Java, or similar modern language
Possess strong technical security skills and comprehension of security and risk
Knowledge of Cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.) and how to secure resource in these environments
Basic Knowledge of Containers and Container Orchestration solutions a plus
Expert understanding of various operating systems (Window, UNIX, Linux, AIX, etc.) with an emphasis on vulnerability assessment and hardening. Subject matter expertise in at least one of the operating systems is required
Knowledge of configuration management, change control/problem management, exception management and security baselines (e.g. CIS Baselines, NIST, vendor security technical implementation guides, etc.)
Knowledge of networking fundamentals (all OSI layers); Certification such as Network+ a plus
Knowledge and experience required in the areas of security assessment and vulnerability scanning, risk-based threat analysis, and security mitigation techniques
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
Experience with QualysGuard Vulnerability Scanner including its API, Vulnerability Management (VM), Policy Compliance (PC), Cloud View, AssetView, Cloud Agent, and other modules
Demonstrated experience with common penetration testing and vulnerability assessment tools such as nmap, Wireshark, Nessus, NeXpose, Kali, Metasploit, AppScan, WebInspect, Burp Suite Professional, Acunetix, Arachni, w3af, NTOSpider, ZAP Proxy, IronWASP
Solid understanding of CVSS, CVE, CWE, CPE, CCE, CWE, OVAL, SCAP and other standards
Ability to present technical concepts to non-technical audiences with demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills

Preferred Education And Certifications One or more relevant security certifications (LPT, OSCP, GWAPT, GWEB, GCIA, GSNA, GCIH, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, GIAC, GPEN, GCED, Security +)
One or more cloud provider certifications:
(Preferred) AWS Certified Solutions Architect, SysOps administrator, DevOps Engineer, or Security Specialty
Azure Security Engineer
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience

Hours & Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday

This position is not available in Colorado

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, genetic characteristic, marital or domestic partner status, victim of domestic violence, family status/parenthood, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth/lactation, colleague's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran

Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates. 219718

Keywords: Citizens, Cranston , Cyber Defense - Senior Cloud Infrastructure Security Engineer - Vulnerability Management, Executive , Riverside, Rhode Island

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