Junior Vulnerability Analyst

Technology Las Vegas, Nevada


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The Junior Vulnerability Analyst will be responsible for assisting with the remediation of security issues as they arise in the Zappos.com technical environment. This position assists in helping the organization identify possible issues by maintaining and configuring our scanning devices. Organization of raw finding data will be required to ensure that completeness of information is maintained, as well as making this information easily digestible for other tech teams to drive remediation efforts. This position will be tasked with following up with tech teams to ensure remediation is completed in a timely manner based on risk-scores.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Configuring and maintaining our vulnerability scanning solutions.
  • Partnering with our internal teams to assist in the remediation and prioritization of vulnerabilities.
  • Creation and automation of purple teaming efforts.
  • Analyzing new vulnerabilities and assessing impact to Zappos.
  • Continuously brief senior leadership on vulnerability metrics.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Expert level understanding in at least one core area of Information Security
  • Strong knowledge of vulnerability scanning tools (Qualys, Nexpose, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of the OSI model and TCP/IP
  • Strong knowledge on risk scoring vulnerability issues and their individual severities (CVSS)
  • Familiarity with controls and control frameworks (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST 800-53, CIS Top 20, OWASP, ISO, COBIT, etc.)
  • An understanding of network design and architecture
  • Familiarity with using issue tracking software (Jira)
  • Strong deductive reasoning, problem solving, and critical thinking abilities
  • 3+ years of experience in a technical information technology role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of AWS and Azure Cloud configurations and how to secure them
  • Knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK frameworks
  • Relevant security certifications (e.g., GPEN, OSCP, CISA, CISM, CEH, etc.)
  • Experience with driving large, company-wide initiatives
  • An understanding of regulatory requirements: PCI, SOX, ISO 27002 standard
  • Experience with visualization software (Tableau, Qlik, etc.)
  • Familiarity with patch management and development of patching protocols for Information Technology systems
  • Experience with scripting languages for automation (Python, Unix Shell (bash/ksh), etc.) a plus

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