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Security Engineer Vulnerability Manager Featured Urgent

Austin, Texas
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Security Engineer - Vulnerability Manager
Austin TX
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ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. We are a global provider of satellite broadband and wireless services infrastructure and technology. We securely connect consumers businesses governments and military to the internet anywhere in the world. Our more than 3700 global team members are dedicated to do what others in the industry view as impossible. We imagined and launched the worlds highest-capacity communications satellite and continue to set the standard in developing technologies that address the toughest challenges.
As a member of our information security engineering team youll use your knowledge and experience in both information security and computer science to help innovate next generation automation and integrated cyber security solutions. Your focus will be in the fields of public and private cloud security orchestration and architecture application security compliance and governance automation and product security development.
Our Security Engineer - Vulnerability Analysis role will focus on analyzing system services operating systems networks and applications from a security perspective. Youll work to discover security issues that appear under new threat scenarios in a rapidly changing environment analyze and interpret your findings and work with our other security teams to report results and provide actionable next steps.
Job responsibilities
+ Analyze intelligence (open source and targeted) vulnerabilities and exploit code.
+ Translate analysis into actionable intelligence.
+ Identify security issues related to emerging and targeted threat scenarios.
+ Monitor new vulnerabilities released in the wild then review specifics of those vulnerabilities and assimilate intelligence in order to drive remediation and protection efforts.
+ Other duties as necessary.
+ Experience and interest in vulnerability and threat analysis on a variety of different platforms.
+ Experience with integrated development on open source tools pipeline and platforms.
+ Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g. TCP/IP UDP IPSEC HTTP HTTPS routing protocols).
+ Scripting ability in one of the following languages: Python Ruby Perl or Shell.
+ Excellent analytical documentation and communication skills.
+ B.S. degree in Computer Science Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
+ Ability to travel up to 10%.
+ Accredited certifications in the information security field (GCIA CCNA etc).
Known as the Live Music Capital of the World and recently voted #1 Best Places to Live by U.S. News Austin residents are treated to a strong economy and pleasant year round weather. With events like South By Southwest Austin City Limits and University of Texas Longhorn Football Austinites have no shortage of local events and festivals.
Our Austin office is located adjacent to the recently revamped Power Plant and features easy access to the South Lamar Footbridge and Town Lake hike/bike trail. Were also a quick 15-20min walk to iconic Austin areas like South Congress Zilker Park and Barton Springs.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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