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Optiv Security Inc Senior Consultant - Threat Vulnerability Management and Remediation | Remote, USA in Seattle, Washington

Job Description----At Optiv, we're on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We're one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.In your role at Optiv, you'll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cybersecurity. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients' needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We're proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.Who we are looking for:A Senior Consultant on the Threat Vulnerability Management team serves as a technical thought leader and possesses extensive practical experience in several areas of an organization's security and information systems configuration and how they relate to asset tracking (attack surface) and vulnerability management and remediation. The Senior Consultant should be capable of performing complex assessments and interviews with staff while maintaining a business focus on meeting client demands. This position will work both independently and as part of a team to perform a number of Vulnerability Management tasks to include: Discovery of Vulnerabilities and Asset Ownership, Prioritization of Data and vulnerabilities, Remediation of vulnerabilities, and Verification through risk-based analysis of findings.Successfully implement changes within client environments to reduce their overall riskPerform other duties as assignedHow you'll make an impact:* Assess an organization's vulnerability management program through the use of automated tools and manual techniques to identify and verify how assets and vulnerabilities are tracked and remediated* Provide tactical and strategic leadership and detailed remediation advice aimed at improving clients security posture* Use creative approaches to triage, prioritize, define, and remediate vulnerabilities* Assess Vulnerability Management programs including documented procedures, workflow from asset discovery through to remediation tracking.* Create comprehensive assessment reports that clearly identify existing vulnerabilities, average time to remediation, compensating controls, work in progress, as well as roadmap for remediation for vulnerabilities.* Interface with client personnel and technologies to gather information, clarify scope, and remediate vulnerabilities* Execute projects using established methodology, tools and documentationQualifications for success* Minimum five (5) years of experience performing Hands-on Configuration changes and patching, Vulnerability Management Engineering, and Vulnerability Assessments.* Minimum three (3) years of consulting experience* Ability to travel up to 20-29% of the time to client sites with a possibility of higher travel at times.** PROFESSIONAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:* Experience with native and 3rd party patching tools (WSUS/SCCM/Ivanti/SolarWinds/JAMF/etc.)* Experience with and Understanding of commercial and open source vulnerability scanning tools is required (e.g. Nessus/Tenable, Rapid7, Qualys, Burp, Nmap, etc.)* Ability to combine multiple separate findings to identify complex blended vulnerabilities and attack chains* Ability to identify, describe and report vulnerabilities and detailed remediati

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