Threat and Vunerability Manager

Alpharetta, GA 30005

Posted: 02/11/2019 Industry: Systems Analyst IT Job Number: 000005545

Threat and Vulnerability Management, Manager

Location: North Atlanta

Type: Direct Hire

TRC’s client who is a leader in the Financial industry has an immediate need for a Threat and Vulnerability Manager. This opportunity will offer the chance to work with a collaborative team who is constantly breaking industry barriers with innovative ideas. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and wake up ready to tackle a new challenge every day, then this is the role for you. Tired of being “stuck” in a role that has a ton of red tape or no budget? This company has a fully funded and encouraged security division that has access to creating and presenting innovative ideas to key stakeholders. They are investing in AI and Machine Learning technologies that this individual can gain hands on experience with. The leadership team is always a phone call away and the team prides themselves on being energetic! You will have the chance to impact the business from a user experience perspective while changing the industry and leading those a few mile stones behind you. This is a key role to the Information Security Operations team and is responsible for managing and reporting on the enterprise’s vulnerability and patching status in a manner that meets corporate, legal and regulatory requirements. The Manager, Threat and Vulnerability Management must be highly knowledgeable about the business environment and must ensure that information systems are proactively maintained in a fully functional, compliant mode. Are you up for the challenge? Please submit resumes to

The Day to Day:
• Manage a team of highly motivated Vulnerability Analysts
• Mature the Vulnerability and Patch Management Program
• Manage the vulnerability scanning infrastructure for a complex and regulated financial services organization
• Collaborate with team members on innovative ideas
• Perform due diligence for M&A activities in regards to identification of vulnerabilities
• Coordinate and collaborate with IT teams to identify and remediate vulnerabilities
• Coordinate with internal security testers and other stakeholders for reporting on security bugs within internally developed applications
• Define compensating controls as well as remediation tasks to mitigate risk of vulnerabilities
• Combine Application and Infrastructure Vulnerability Management under a single program
• Define and mature operational and risk metrics that support the vulnerability and patch management program
• Work closely with Technology (1st Line), Risk (2nd Line), and Internal Audit (3rd Line) to show compliance with processes that limit risk

7+ years of direct, documented, and verifiable experience with the following:
a. Full-stack knowledge of IT and associated vulnerabilities:
b. Applications
c. Databases
d. Operating systems — Windows, Unix and Linux
e. Hypervisors
f. IP networks — WAN and LAN
• Understanding of a risk based approach to vulnerability management
• Ability to quantify risk and assign applicable remediation timelines and tasks
• Developing appropriate metrics to show progress of a vulnerability management program
• 3+ years of experience in threat and vulnerability management, either as a manager or individual contributor
• 5+ years of experience/working knowledge of IT service management (e.g., ITIL-related disciplines):, Change management, Configuration management, Asset management
• 2+ years of experience as a people manager

• Strategic planning skills
• Communication skills
• Financial analysis skills
• Project management skills
• Bachelors or master’s degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field, preferred.

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