Cyber Security Consultant in Bloomington at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco Technology is looking for a well-rounded Cyber Security Consultant for our client in the Southeast Metro area of Minneapolis.

This is a 12 month + contract opportunity - must be able to interview in-person (onsite).

You'll play a pivotal part of the Vulnerability Management team data services. Ideal candidate should have Qualys certification, VM and PC module expertise, and will have utilized multiple scripting languages for automation.

The candidate will perform the following:

  • Configure new Qualys platform subscription including deployment of scan appliances and creation of option profiles, asset groups, scan schedules, report templates, and authentication records in both Vulnerability Management (VM) and Policy Compliance (PC) modules.
  • Create run books for scanning and reporting processes developed within VM and PC modules.
  • Support vulnerability scanning operations by administering existing Qualys platform subscription and executing ad hoc scans as needed.
  • Collaborate and contribute to the automation of scanning and reporting processes where possible.
  • Advise cyber security leadership on the latest vulnerability management trends.
  • Work with infrastructure teams on prioritizing patching of vulnerable services.
  • Weekly review of progress against the above goals, identification of new goals and summary of activity.


  • Minimum 5 years of Vulnerability Management and/or Cyber Security experience.
  • Experience utilizing vulnerability scanning tools such as Qualys, Tenable Security Center, Nessus, and Fortify.
  • Familiar with cyber security frame works such as NIST and ISO 27001.
  • Experience implementing vulnerability identification solutions for hybrid cloud environments and containers.
  • Understanding of vulnerability management methodologies and procedures, as well as application and infrastructure vulnerability scanning solutions.
  • Familiarity with patching processes and the systems used such as SCCM.
  • Experience in maturing vulnerability management programs with a focus on understanding of risk prioritization.
  • Understanding of enterprise architecture and infrastructure (e.g., Server, Network, Workstation, Cloud, etc.).

Job Requirements

Qualys Vulnerability Management VM Policy Compliance PC Tenable Security Center Nessus Fortify SCCM