Vulnerability Management Lead

United States

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Posted 3 weeks ago

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Join our team

Within Information Security, the Security Risks & Assessments team is responsible for Security Hygiene for GoDaddy. The team delivers high-quality Security initiatives to enhance visibility and strengthen GoDaddy’s overall Security posture. 

GoDaddy is seeking a Senior Vulnerability Management (VM) Engineer to support the strategic direction of GoDaddy Global Security, protecting the company as it continues to grow. In this role you will provide technical leadership to the offensive security teams. This role is multi-functional, and you will be leading efforts to protect the GoDaddy attack surface. Key to your success is blending business insight with the vision to deliver security services that optimize hyper-growth nature of GoDaddy while guarding our customers, people and assets.

Location (details)

Your manager is in Arizona, but your location is negotiable.

What you'll get to do ....

  • Manage team of highly technical offensive security specialists
  • Pursue operational strategies to scale VM capabilities
  • Build partnerships between VM and other GoDaddy business units to enable vulnerability and pen testing assessments against GoDaddy products, infrastructure, applications, and business systems
  • Collaborate with 3rd parties including consulting firms and security researchers on coordinating assessments, validating vulnerability reports/findings and influencing remediation
  • Liaise with internal compliance teams to ensure that appropriate scanning, testing, reporting and mitigation is being performed to meet compliance requirements
  • Provide leadership and mentoring including technical and personal development for team members.
  • Maintain current knowledge of threat landscape, attacker techniques and mitigations
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Identify vulnerabilities and work multi-functionally to implement countermeasures
  • Monitor for new vulnerabilities reported by internal and external sources.
  • Research, classify, and score reported vulnerabilities
  • Develop and report on substantial metrics for the Vulnerability Management Program

Your experience should include.....

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of experience in information security and 3+ years leading a VM team
  • 5+ years of experience in a medium to large sized IT organization with a large cloud footprint
  • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, ServiceNow, JIRA, Tenable, ASV coordination, Tanium, AppSpider or another equivalent web application scanner
  • Demonstrable experience with penetration testing tactics and tools
  • Hands on experience coordinating red teaming vs blue teaming exercises
  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure and application security concepts and tools
  • Experience partnering with members of the security community including security consulting firms and security researchers
  • Ability to evolve security strategy based on research, data, business direction, and industry trends
  • Experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Security Vulnerability Management Operations: Strong understanding of desktop and server operating systems and software, as well as a general background in information security understanding; Solid grasp of vulnerability classification and scoring methodologies (CVSS, CWE); proficient with RedHat/CentOS Linux
  • Solid understanding of Risk Management frameworks, Security frameworks & Data Protection regulations; technical writing skills
  • High passion for security, innovation and problem-solving, ability to work well within a team, effective in multi-functionally and organizationally to drive a common goal

You might also have ...

  • Preferred certifications: CEH, CISSP, GIAC relevant certifications
  • Penetration Testing experience
  • Experience using Tanium


We’ve got your back

Enjoy our many benefits (My Wallet), including paid time off, 401k, equity grants and parental leave. Join one of our employee resources groups (Culture). Continue to have a side hustle, if you have one (we love entrepreneurs, remember?). Most importantly, come as you are and make your own way.


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Job tags: CEH CISSP GIAC Linux Military Offensive Security Penetration testing Pen testing Scrum Strategy Vulnerabilities Vulnerability management