Senior Security Engineer, Vulnerability Management (Remote)

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Senior Security Engineer, Vulnerability Management (Remote)

  • Remote, United States
  • Remote, Florida, United States
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

You are a talented Senior Security Engineer - Vulnerability Management who would be accountable for the vulnerability management lifecycle throughout the Citrix environment for the detection, prioritization, and remediation of vulnerabilities. You would provide subject matter expertise on Patch and Vulnerability Management including leveraging best in class tools and partners for scanning and testing. You would provide direct high-level analysis of specific or broad-scope security issues and risks identified by key systems and other sources. You would produce analysis and reporting of cyber security risks and trends to inform decision-making processes and the holistic cyber security risk posture of the company. Oversee the risk-ranking process of newly identified vulnerabilities for prioritization and development of remediation plans. You would regularly participate in vulnerability management, threat identification, and/or deep dive research projects as assigned to challenge assumptions and articulate true, proven cyber security risk within the company.

Position Overview:

Citrix Security is responsible for securing Citrix assets worldwide. This role reports to the Manager, Security Operations and will be focused on Cyber Security Operations – Vulnerability Management. Goals and objectives are set by senior security leadership and documented in annual Priorities, strategic plans, and operational runbooks (e.g. scanning and facilitation of patch management activities) to ensure security operations standards are not only upheld, but progress to a higher level of security maturity.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assess current state of Vulnerability Management and the enterprise Qualys implementation and immediately identify shortfalls, followed by documented prioritization of work and a clear timeline for achieving a higher level of maturity
  • Develop detailed step by step runbooks with clear requirements from maintenance and scanning with Qualys to documentation of work outputs and outcomes
  • Partner with IT and other business functions to ensure vulnerabilities are tracked and vulnerable systems are patched in a timely manner
  • Deliver weekly analytics reports in current reporting style
  • Drive the development and implementation and refinement of a vulnerability management strategy
  • Escalate aged vulnerabilities to senior management
  • Provide oversight and guidance to Security and IT teams

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • Requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience; or an advanced degree without experience Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, or equivalent years of on the job experience (as noted below)
  • 4-5 years of experience in technology and security operations
  • Strong understanding of the Qualys, vulnerability management application suite
  • Experience with metrics and measurement, automation and orchestration technologies
  • Exemplary interpersonal, and written and verbal communications skills; able to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to win trust and respect of management and partners from other functions and lines of business.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, decision making, and crisis control skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Qualys VM, AV, TP, CA, PC(I), WAS, CS Certifications is preferred
  • Other industry security certifications a major plus

Functional Area:

Security Engineering

What you’re looking for:
Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits
We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Education assistance
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

At Citrix, our employees perform extraordinary acts of creativity and service every day. We provide benefits and rewards that meet the diverse needs of our employees by offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and equitable rewards opportunities for all employees. In the state of Colorado, the salary for this role generally ranges from $123,680 -$154,600 but may vary depending on your qualifications including job-related education, training, experience, licensure, and certification, that could result at a level outside of this range. Certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including annual bonus, sales incentives, and/or stock depending on the terms of the applicable plan and role as well as individual performance. Benefits may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Citrix and the country where you work. U.S. based employees are typically offered access to healthcare, life insurance and disability benefits, 401(k) plan and company match, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), and education assistance program, among others.

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Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at for assistance.

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