External Attack Surface Management Engineer - 100% US REMOTE ONLY

Allen, TX, United States

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Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organizations to prevent identity fraud and crime.

We have 20,000 people operating across 44 countries and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people, and innovation to help all our clients maximize every opportunity.

Job Description

The External Attack Surface Management Engineer is responsible for activities related to Attack Surface Management, with the goal to ensure comprehensive visibility of Experian’s attack surface and vulnerabilities.    



  • Follows Attack Surface Attack Surface Management Engineer processes to continuously monitor and improve visibility of the attack surface in order to detect anomalies faster and reduce incidences of cyber-attacks 
  • Perform verification/validation testing for vulnerabilities in external-facing web sites, web applications, and services; demonstrate exploitation steps and verify remediation/fixes 
  • Generate comprehensive reports, including detailed findings, exploitation procedures, and mitigation techniques 
  • Engage with business stakeholders to ensure they fully understand their Attack Surface, and helps them identify prioritization of vulnerabilities  
  • Develops vulnerability KPIs/metrics to demonstrate coverage and remediation effectiveness 
  • Execute daily operations of the Attack Surface Management program, including the interpretation of scanning results 
  • Asist in the identification of internal and external risks based on scanning results  
  • Assist in the attribution of findings to appropriate business owner 
  • Identify improvements to scan coverage 
  • Coordinate with IT and geographically dispersed business units vulnerability remediation and mitigation strategies 
  • Assist in the documentation and standardization of process and procedures related to Attack Surface Management
  • Aggregating vulnerability data across technologies such as endpoints, servers, network equipment, and cloud and interpreting and presenting risk. 


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or computer engineering, or equivalent work experience.
  • 1-3+ years of experience in information security vulnerability management role.
  • Familiarity with common web vulnerabilities including: XSS, XXE, SQL Injection, Deserialization Attacks, Path Traversal Attacks, Remote Execution Flaws, and Authentication Flaws 
  • Understanding of common web application frameworks and web-based APIs 
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Perl, PowerShell, etc. 
  • Knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of one or more vulnerability management tools, such as Wiz, Qualys, Rapid7 and ServiceNow. 
  • Understanding of the application of the following frameworks and how they are applied to identifying and rating risk: OWASP, SANS, NIST, CIS, and MITRE ATT&CK. 
  • Knowledge of major cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, or GCP). 
  • Knowledge of systems hardening and other risk mitigation factors on multiple technologies and operating systems (Window, Linux, Mac, routers, switches, Kubernetes). 
  • Working  knowledge of networking standards and protocols: IPv4 IPv6, TCP/IP, DNS, HTTPS, TLS, BGP, Firewalls and NAT, SMTP, VPN, ICMP, SSH, IPSec, etc.
  • Certification that could be helpful but not required: CISSP, Security+, CEH, GIAC certifications. 
  • Ability to provide creative solutions to complex problems 
  • Ability to clearly communicate risk of vulnerabilities to all levels within an organization. 
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills and ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language 
  • Ability to manage, organize, analyze, and present substantial amounts of data 
  • Experience selecting and deploying product  
  • Outstanding writing and documentation skills 
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail 
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment 
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Our goal is to create a thriving, inclusive and diverse team where people love their work and love working together. We believe that diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to our purpose of creating a better tomorrow. We value the uniqueness of every individual and want you to bring your whole, authentic self to work. For us, this is The Power of YOU and and it reflects what we believe.  See our DEI work in action!

Please contact us at JobPostingInquiry@experian.com to request the salary range of this position (please include the exact Job Title as it reads above in your email). In addition to a competitive base salary and variable pay opportunity, Experian offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off including 12 company paid holidays and parental and family care leave, an employee stock purchase plan and a 401(k) plan with a company match.

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets. The base pay range for this position is listed above.  Within this range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors such as job-related skills, experience and education.  This position is also eligible for a variable pay opportunity and a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off including paid parental and family care leave, an employee stock purchase plan and a 401(k) plan with a company match.

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We’re passionate about unlocking the power of data to transform lives and create opportunities for consumers, businesses, and society. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped people and economies flourish – and we’re not done.

We take our people’s agenda very seriously. We focus on what truly matters; diversity and inclusion, work/life balance, flexible working, development, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering, making an impact... the list goes on. See our DEI work in action!

The power of YOU. We are building a culture where everyone is comfortable bringing their whole self to work. A place where we not only respect our differences and values but celebrate them in a positive and supportive environment.

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* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

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Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Competitive pay Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance Parental leave Team events Wellness

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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