Information Technology

Cybersecurity Vulnerability Analyst


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Title:  Cybersecurity Vulnerability Analyst

Location:  Houston, TX (Remote in location)

Duration:  12 Months (W-2 contract)

This position supports the Information Risk Strategy Management (IRSM) Vulnerability Management (VM) program reporting to the Vulnerability Management Team Lead.


  • Managing the vulnerability remediation process to ensure weaknesses identified through vulnerability scanning and assessments / penetration tests along with any emergency concerns are assigned to owners and tracked to resolution.
  • Responsible for analyzing information/data collected from vulnerability assessments and scans; and in conjunction with the IRSM risk managers, helps recommend mitigations in the form of policies, standards, and controls as they apply to the major risk domains.
  • Support project initiatives to assess vulnerabilities in the client’s IT assets and perform validation testing of remediated vulnerabilities from business vulnerability assessments, as needed.
  • Build foundational skills in cybersecurity toolsets including infrastructure and application scanning, phishing campaigns, cloud access security broker, and other cross functional security tools.
  • Engage leaders across the enterprise to share results and gain commitment.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience with vulnerability management or related field such as penetration testing, SOC, or threat intelligence.
  • Excellent understanding with attacker mindset, exploitation, and how vulnerabilities are leveraged.
  • 5+ years experience of Cybersecurity principles and various information security technologies (i.e., IDS/IPS, HIPS, DLP, firewalls, network engineering, database, etc.).
  • In-depth experience with cybersecurity concepts, vulnerability scanning tools, and other security techniques such as active/passive reconnaissance, vulnerability identification, exploitation, phishing, social engineering, and command and control techniques.
  • Experienced with understanding one of the following information technology areas used to support and manage the business (i.e., web, networking, database, cloud, telephony, mobile, applications, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Experienced with interpreting results and providing remediation guidance.

Job ID: JOB-216855
Publish Date: 22 Jan 2023

Tagged as: Cybersecurity Vulnerability Analyst