Cybersecurity Professional, Vulnerability & Compliance Monitoring

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
Reston, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 15, 2019
Closes
Mar 15, 2019
Ref
11338BR
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Are you someone who is intrigued, passionate and interested in cybersecurity? Do you have an experience in vulnerability scanning and monitoring from the tools and the process perspective? If you have proven experience in vulnerability scanning for on premises and cloud infrastructure, system integration, understanding of infrastructure and Operating system vulnerabilities, good scripting skills, Cybersecurity team within Freddie Mac 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.


Qualifications

  • 2 - 5 years of hands-on experience working with tools for vulnerability and compliance scanning
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent 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, PowerPoint

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.

Top 3 Personal Competencies:
  • Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions
  • Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance
  • Customer Focus (Internal and External) - Personally engage with customers to learn their needs


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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