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.
The Senior Qualys Engineer / Developer will be pivotal to design discovery, service definition and implementation, and interface development for ongoing enterprise vulnerability management engagements. This candidate will drive both technical relationship and communications with customers and partners by providing implementation and architectural advice, implementing them in the Qualys platform, and supporting operations and process improvement.
How you'll make an impact:
Work with customers to gather design requirements, implement, and coordinate Qualys VMDR vulnerability management actions and reporting interfaces, including continual refinement within pre-production and production environments.
Learn and adapt to client culture, security strategies, security goals, security objectives, and security capabilities.
Identify client's organizational position and posture against emerging and zero-day threats
Provide Vulnerability Assessment Scanning advice and guidance, supporting team in false positive identification, deduplications or tag strategies, compliance scanning, and scan profile and policy creation.
Provide technical vision, expertise, and documentation for configurations and operational procedures and guidance to ensure the continued evolution of Optiv's Managed Vulnerability offerings.
Provide system owners, system administrators, infrastructure partners, and IT support staff with effective vulnerability mitigation strategies, meaningful vulnerability metrics, security controls, and / or corrective actions for mitigating technical and business risk.
Develop and report enterprise-level metrics for vulnerabilities and remediation progress. Understand, demonstrate, and educate stakeholders on the real-world impact of threats and vulnerability exploitation in a given environment.
Manage multiple customer requests, assessments, and meet customer expectations within established service levels.
Qualifications for success:
7+ years of vuln management experience, with strong Qualys configuration/deployment expertise.
Experience with configuring a Qualys portal, including tagging, dashboards, report template creation, reporting scheduling, scan configuration, scan scheduling, troubleshooting reports and scan errors.
Ability to work with Groovy / QQL scripting language
Ability to work with Qualys API
Experience with Qualys VMDR, Asset View & Management, Scanning, Reporting, and Cloud Agent
If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations - Managed Services and Identity and Data Management.
With Optiv you can expect:
• A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality and Inclusion through Affinity groups including but not limited to, Women's Network, Optiv Pride, Black Employee Network, and Veterans Support Network.
• Work/life balance. We offer "Recharge" a flexible, time-off program that encourages eligible employees to take the time they need to recharge
• Professional training resources, including tuition reimbursement
• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
• Volunteer Opportunities. "Optiv Chips In" encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
• The ability and technology necessary to productively work remote/from home (where applicable)
Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.