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Location(s)

  • Posting Location: Cary, North Carolina

Country
United States
Working Schedule
Full-Time
Work Arrangement
Hybrid
Relocation Assistance Available
No
Posted Date
23-Feb-2024
Job ID
1500

Description and Requirements

Role Value Proposition: 

The Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment Consultant will provide subject matter expertise as it relates to vulnerability analysis and the enhancement of security monitoring capabilities.  The Consultant will continuously analyze, assess, prioritize, and recommend risk reduction strategies for vulnerabilities discovered by internal and perimeter security tools.  The Consultant will be a key contributor in security tool deployment, maintenance, process automation development, and forbidden software monitoring.  This role will require advanced analytical and communication skills to efficiently interact with global stakeholders and leadership teams to drive effective risk reduction across the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze various threat and vulnerability feeds, security tools, and intelligence sources to assess the security risk for the organization and prioritize remediation efforts for greatest impact
  • Run various assessment tools to obtain insight on security posture and create reports for management and global IT stakeholders
  • Liaise with the Threat Research Team to obtain and complement valuable insight on emerging vulnerabilities
  • Provide vulnerability risk reduction consultation to global teams to support enterprise remediation efforts
  • Lead ongoing system administration responsibilities for core Vulnerability Management systems

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Candidate must have 5+ years of combined IT and Cyber Security related work experience
  • Familiarity with various infrastructure assessment tools
  • Proficiency in automation development for analysis, reporting, security tool administration, and process enhancement (e.g. Python, PowerShell, and REST API)
  • Strong understanding of key security controls, technologies (e.g. Operating Systems, Networking, Firewalls, SIEM, Security Analytics, SOAR), business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards, and Scaled Agile Framework
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Familiar with security tools and system deployment technologies such as NMAP, CHEF, and SCCM
  • Familiar with the CIS critical security controls and vulnerability management best practices
  • Relevant industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CCNA, Security+, GIAC, PMP, SAFe, LEAN and Six Sigma are desired
  • Experience working in high-performance teams
Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies; providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at accommodations@metlife.com. This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.