• Vulnerability Management Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Regular Full-Time
  • About Coalfire

    As a trusted advisor and leader in cybersecurity, Coalfire has more than 15 years in IT security services. We empower organizations to reduce risk and simplify compliance, while minimizing business disruptions. Our professionals are renowned for their technical expertise and unbiased assessments and advice. We recommend solutions to meet each client’s specific challenges and build long-term strategies that can help them identify, prevent, respond, and recover from security breaches and data theft. We’re on the cutting edge of one of the world’s most important industries, and we protect our clients from ever-evolving security threats through our innovative advisory, auditing, and ethical hacking solutions. We’re growing rapidly and are currently seeking a Vulnerability Management Engineer to support our Coalfire Federal team.

    What you'll do

    • Monitor and maintain enterprise security scanning tools (Nexpose, Qualys, WebInspect, Tenable, etc.)
    • Perform web application scan analysis to eliminate false positives and to aggregate findings by specific best practice criteria
    • Provide recommendations on remediating web application and host-based vulnerabilities
    • Conduct manual validation to confirm that vulnerability closure
    • Provide recommendations to optimize processes and procedures related to enterprise security scanning tools
    • Assist with creation of Splunk dashboards and RSA Archer integration with scanning tools
    • Serve as subject matter expert for vulnerability management issue resolution and strategic planning
    • Communicate vulnerabilities, solutions, and enterprise trends to all levels of an enterprise – technical and non-technical resources, all the way up to the CIO
    • Provide monthly briefs enterprise-wide monthly

    What you'll bring

    • BS. or above in Business IT or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Three to five years of vulnerability management experience
    • Demonstrated knowledge in the planning, development, coordination, implementation, and execution of a vulnerability management program within an organization of similar size, scope, and complexity
    • In depth knowledge of policies, procedures, development, and implementation of vulnerability identification, scanning, analysis, remediation tactics, and reporting within organizations of similar depth and complexity
    • In-depth knowledge of risk analysis and vulnerability remediation plan development
    • In depth knowledge and experience of industry best practices for vulnerability management
    • Demonstrated experience communicating at a functional level and with government leaders and development of quality and accurate work products

    Bonus Points

    • Experience configuring and using assessment tools from Rapid7, Tenable, Qualys, Burpsuite.
    • Familiarity with REST API is a plus.
    • Prior experience creating Splunk dashboards.

    Why you'll want to join us

    Passionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and contribute. That’s what it takes to be a part of the Coalfire team. We work together to tackle the toughest cybersecurity challenges and help our clients become more secure and successful. We are trusted advisors who are committed to shaping our industry. At Coalfire, our people have the opportunity to expand their minds and skills, build meaningful relationships with the industry’s smartest minds, and have a direct impact on our company’s success. 


    Along with energetic culture and supportive environment, you’ll have the flexibility to balance your personal and work life and grow personally and professionally. We work hard, and we play hard – and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including: [list of benefits]


    • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
    • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
    • A generous 401(k) plan
    • A corporate wellness program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages


    Coalfire is an EEO employer.


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