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VMware Cloud Security Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts

* This position will perform work that the U.S. government has specified can only be performed by a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and therefore any offer will be contingent upon verification of both of these requirements*

Job Description

VMware Government Services (VGS) is recruiting a Cloud Security Engineer to join our newly formed dedicated to growing VMware’s Public Sector Cloud portfolio. VGS promotes a culture of agility, operational rigor, visibility, accountability, and data-informed decisions. The Cloud Security Engineer will have experience with network and infrastructure security as well as experience configuring vulnerability scans and collaborating with engineers on vulnerability remediation.


  • Configure vulnerability and compliance scans using industry standard security scanning tools

  • Evaluate vulnerability and compliance scans and collaborate with engineering to define remediations

  • Ensure vulnerabilities are remediated as prescribed in VGS’s Continuous Monitoring Plan

  • Collaborate with infosec to ensure that all FedRAMP controls are met

  • Provide audit and continuous monitoring artifacts to compliance as required

  • Evaluate change requests and ensure they do not negatively impact the security posture of VGS Services

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • 3+ year’s Experience configuring security scans using industry standard security scanning tools such as Nessus Security Center, Twistlock, Qualys, Acunetix, etc

  • Experience reviewing security scans and remediating vulnerabilities

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure

  • Systematic problem-solving approach coupled with a strong sense of ownership

  • Experience implementing network and security principals in production cloud environments

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent industry experience

  • Knowledge of securing modern container orchestration systems: e.g. Kubernetes, Mesos, DC/OS, or Swarm

  • Knowledge of securing public cloud services, such as Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure

  • Experience with Jira Service Desk or other ticketing system

* This position will perform work that the U.S. government has specified can only be performed by a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and therefore any offer will be contingent upon verification of both of these requirements

For positions located in Colorado: The base salary range is Min $121000 - $218000. Bonus, commission, and/or equity may be eligible for this position. Additional benefits for this position can be found at https://benefits.vmware.com/. *Note: Disclosure of Colorado pay and benefits required per sb19-1431

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-02-22

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