Information Security Senior -Vulnerability & Compliance

Freddie Mac
Reston, VA
Feb 22, 2019
Feb 22, 2019
Full Time
Are you someone who is intrigued, passionate and interested in Cyber Security? Do you have experience in vulnerability scanning and monitoring from a tools and process perspective? If you have proven experience in vulnerability scanning on premises and cloud, scripting, system integration and understanding of infrastructure and operating system vulnerabilities, the Security Assurance team could be your next destination employer!

Your Work Falls into Three Primary Categories

Vulnerability Management
* Scanning of infrastructure and network devices, operating systems, databases, and wireless to detect vulnerabilities and misconfigurations.
* Ability to validate vulnerabilities and misconfigurations either thru interactive log-ins, or via scripts.
* Provides enhanced vulnerability analysis and contextual feedback to stakeholders for resolution of discovered vulnerabilities or misconfigurations.
* Report on vulnerabilities or misconfigurations discovered, and producing final metrics and briefings when required.

Security Configuration Management
* Assist in the development of security configuration requirements for assets.
* Provide detailed advisory support on device security configuration, vulnerabilities and the associated risk, and provide viable options to close or mitigate.
* Design monitoring solutions for new and existing technologies to determine compliancy with published standards.

Team Leadership
* Develop and maintain standard operating procedures, rules of engagement and status reporting of each assessment and task.
* Responsible for communicating with the stakeholders at every stage of the project, scanning, and testing activities.
* Contribute to the development and overall strategy of the Freddie Mac Security Assurance program


* 5 years of hands on experience working with vulnerability and compliance scanning
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
* CISSP, CISA, CISM, CCNA, GSEC or equivalent designation.
* Hands on experience with enterprise level vulnerability scanning tools
* Hands on experience with scripting - Python, VB, XML etc
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Access, Powe

Keys to success
* Works under minimal supervision. Able to provide technical guidance to the team.
* Able to multi-task, work as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities.
* Strong written and oral communications skills.
* Proactive in nature with customer satisfaction as primary goal.
* Innovative in providing solutions, likes to take on challenges with calculated risk.
* Quick learner of new technologies and tools.

Personal Competencies
* Partnership
* Drive for Execution
* Customer Focus (Internal and External)

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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