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Vulnerability Management Engineer - Secureworks - Remote / Philadelphia

Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania

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Job ID R033603 Date posted Sep. 09, 2019

Vulnerability Management Engineer – Secureworks - Remote

Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) is a technology-driven cybersecurity leader that protects organizations in the digitally connected world. Built on proprietary technologies and world-class threat intelligence, our applications and solutions help prevent, detect, and respond to cyber threats.  Red Cloak™ software brings advanced threat analytics to thousands of customers, and the Secureworks Counter Threat Platform™ processes over 300B threat events per day. We understand complex security environments and are passionate about simplifying security with Defense in Concert™ so that security becomes a business enabler. More than 4,000 customers across over 50 countries are protected by Secureworks, benefit from our network effect and are Collectively Smarter. Exponentially Safer.™

We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team.  

Role Overview

The Vulnerability Management Engineer position is part of a team who delivers world class compliance and security-focused solutions to Secureworks Vulnerability Management customers. The Engineer will work with the Vulnerability Management Engineering Team and the top enterprise client within that service offering to act as the primary on-site technical point of contact for their Vulnerability Management services.

This individual should be knowledgeable of vulnerability management tools and processes, and demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and appropriately with clients.  Applicant should understand penetration testing methodology and be able to communicate pen testing findings to managers and network administrators.

Role Responsibilities

-Responsible for understanding, reviewing, and interpreting Secureworks’ assessment and scanning results, reducing false positive findings, and acting as a trusted security advisor to the Client locally

-Responsible for working with DSW’s VMS Dedicated Team Architect to assist with understanding threat data and vulnerabilities found on client’s network

-Learn and adapt to client’s culture, security strategies, security goals, security objectives, and security capabilities

-Responsible for working with DSW VMS Dedicated Team Architect with implementing and maintaining Client asset classifications and categorizations in the Secureworks portal, as applicable and per Client direction

-Maintain knowledge of outstanding vulnerability management issues as it pertains to the Client’s DSW Vulnerability Management Service and communicate updates to Client as appropriate

-Act as local liaison for the DSW VMS Dedicated Team and Client to work with the Client to provide relevant information pertaining to the delivery and support of the Client’s MSS Vulnerability Management Services (i.e. working to receive approval/sign off for any Vulnerability Management actions as it pertains to scan schedules, asset classifications, and modifications to scanning profiles)

-Collaborate with program management and Client teams to create both tactical and strategic plans (establish and communicate a clear vision and ensure short term issues do not overtake strategic goals)

-Serve as an escalation point for all local Client technical issues requiring support within the - Vulnerability Management offering

As a managed security provider, Secureworks expects its employees to understand and apply commonly known security practices and possess a working knowledge of applicable industry controls such as NIST 800-53. Employees will be expected to acknowledge their security responsibilities in writing prior to gaining access to company systems. Employees will be required to maintain a working knowledge of local security policies and execute general controls as assigned.


-Minimum of 2 years of experience in Vulnerability Management 

-Minimum of 1 year of experience in a Windows and Linux environment


-Bachelor in Computer Science or another relevant technical field

-QualysGuard Certified Specialist

-One or more of the following certifications: CISSP, QSA GPEN, GWAPT, OSCP

-Experience with authenticated scans of Windows and Linux

-Ability to manage multiple individual and group projects from conception to delivery, and interact with members of cross-functional team, reach consensus, and show results

-Strong technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills; ability to motivate and inspire team members

-Experience with Vulnerability management platforms such as QualysGuard, nCircle IP360, Rapid 7

-Experience with network and application security testing tools and scripting languages Nessus, Nmap, Paros, Perl and Python 

Location: Remote

Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworks here.

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