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Pramerica Limited

Senior Associate Application Security Engineer (V

Pramerica Limited

  • Donegal
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 22/10/2017
  • Ken Keaveney
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To provide support to the ISO’s Vulnerability Management team The role will have accountability to maintain and manage a data repository of known vulnerabilities and the current remediation status.


  • To provide support to the ISO’s Vulnerability Management team
  • The role will have accountability to maintain and manage a data repository of known vulnerabilities and the current remediation status.  This includes the coordination of the collection of vulnerability data as well as the notification and reporting of identified vulnerabilities.
  • Coordinate with the sources of vulnerability intelligence to ensure the data is correctly imported in the vulnerability repository
  • Coordinate communication with asset owners who have identified vulnerabilities to ensure they are aware of the risk and have an adequate remediation plan to resolve.
  • Validate proper mitigation controls are in place until remediation activities are complete
  • Provide a risk rating of vulnerabilities based on a defined set of criteria
  • Provide reports to leadership communicating current vulnerability exposure
  • Ensure reporting metrics relay proper risk posture to leadership and evolve as necessary
  • Revise processes and procedures, metrics, and documentation that continue to improve the vulnerability management capability.
Technical Knowledge & Skills
  • Candidates must be skilled in vulnerability assessment, risk rating, threat correlation, asset based remediation management, and reporting.
  • Candidates must be familiar with network topology and understand network routes taken by various assets on our network
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge as to impact of vulnerabilities by demonstrating the following skill sets
  • Understanding of network services vulnerabilities and attacks
  • Knowledge of application exploits and vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of ports and services typical in configuration of web servers, file servers, and workstations
  • Must know Windows OS & Unix/Linux OS
  • Understand and be able to create queries to support data extraction correlation
  • Excellent communication, presentation, writing and documentation skills
  • Independent-thinker who works well within team environment and works to create strategic
  • partnerships to ensure the vulnerability management program is successful
  • Follow-up and attention to detail with great customer service skills.
  • Good deductive reasoning skills, creative thinker.Candidates should be familiar with Qualys and other security scanning tools
  • Candidates should be familiar with CVEs, CVSS, Secunia, and Mitre as well as other industry specific vulnerability classification standards, frameworks, and best-practices
  • Analytical and detail oriented  individuals must have a passion for information security, creativity to identify gaps and initiative to find the appropriate solutions to fill needs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, good listening and presentation skills.
Background Requirements (Education/qualifications/previous experience, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in IT, CS, IS, Engineering or a related field with 3-5 years of IT infrastructure experience with a focus in security
  • A background in Information Security and Incident Response would be a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, or at direction of US team.

Ref: 915829
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