Vulnerability Manager

2020-03-16 13:33:502020-04-24 ViaResource
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Welwyn Garden City
Area Home Counties , United Kingdom Hertfordshire , United Kingdom Home Counties United Kingdom Welwyn Garden City
Sector Retail
Salary Up to 80,000
Start Date
Telephone 0203 327 1996
Job Ref JXL10V

We are currently working with our FTSE100 client based in Welwyn Garden City hiring for a Security Engineering Manager to focus on Vulnerability Management. Our client are super invested with the latest technologies to stay ahead of the latest threats and continuously improve their tooling, technique and processes.

The role

The Vulnerability Manager leads and develops the technology, people and processes for enabling and operating the practice of identifying, classifying, prioritising, remediating, and mitigating vulnerabilities across an enterprise estate of technology assets.

The following provides an overview of the role's responsibilities:

  • Represent the Technology Security team and assist other engineering teams in adhering to secure design principles
  • Help teams deliver secure solutions using security skills and displaying a flexible agile approach by embracing emerging technologies
  • Work closely and collaboratively with engineering and product teams
  • Deliver innovation using past engineering experience to create and deliver solutions
  • Use an appreciation of the DevSecOps philosophy of bringing culture, automation, lean, measurement and sharing into security
    Provide targeted application security requirements based on design, threats, industry best practices, and internal policies
    Empower delivery team resources by promoting application security awareness and standards through training, mentoring, and communities of best practice
    Influence delivery teams in the prioritisation of security activities and issue remediation
    Evaluate and recommend new and emerging application security products and technologies
    Support and lead on security incidents
    Drive adoption of new tools and techniques with an understanding of their value and impact
    Keep technical skills up to date and keep track of new technologies, understanding how they might benefit the Technology team and the wider organisation
    Share knowledge with the wider engineering community
    Lead and develop a high performing team

This role will suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind. You should be motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, put customers first.


Key Skills and Experience

Relevant Technical Skills:

  • A strong understanding of information and cyber security principles and best practices
  • Previous experience with a Web Application Scanners (e.g. Qualys / Nessus,, Netsparker)
    Knowledge and experience with pen testing tools (e.g. Nmap, Kali Linux, Metasploit)
    Ideally an ability to write small tools using scripting languages and general-purpose programming languages (e.g. Python)
    Agile approach
    Rest API’s, automation, system integration and automated testing
    Cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure)

Relevant Soft Skills:
  • Stakeholder management
  • People management 
Relevant Experience:
  • Experience leading and developing a team of engineers in a similar role
  • Experience developing and maintaining working relationships with 3rd party solution and service providers
    Previous experience working in a DevOps environment and building teams deliver secure code in an automated way
    Strong troubleshooting skills
    Extensive experience in the Information Technology field
    Ideally one or more of the following certifications: CEH, SANS, GIAC, SSCP, CISSP, CSSLP

For more information please contact Julie on 0203 3271996.
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