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Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment Lead

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Date Posted: Aug 1, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States: North Carolina: Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

The Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment Lead will provide subject matter expertise as it relates to enhancing security controls and the vulnerability management program throughout the organization.  The role will continuously analyze, assess, prioritize, and recommend remediation strategies for vulnerabilities discovered by internal and perimeter security tools.  The Lead will be a key contributor in daily threat assessment briefings and drive scrum master responsibilities for the team.  This role will require advanced analytical skills and excellent communication to efficiently interact with global stakeholders and leadership teams to drive effective remediation across the organization.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Enhance the continuous infrastructure vulnerability assessment and configuration compliance programs across on-prem and cloud environments.
  • Provide technical expertise and support in the design, development, and monitoring of security architecture for enterprise infrastructure.
  • Analyze various threat and vulnerability feeds, security tools, and intelligence sources to assess the security risk for the organization and prioritize remediation efforts for greatest impact.
  • Run various assessment tools to obtain insight on security posture and create reports for management and global IT stakeholders.
  • Lead ongoing system administration responsibilities for core Vulnerability Management systems, support discovery and inventory of assets for vulnerability scans, and provide vulnerability remediation consultation to global teams to support enterprise risk reduction efforts.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Candidate must have 7+ years of combined IT and Cyber Security related work experience
  • Familiarity with various infrastructure assessment tools
  • Strong understanding of key security controls, technologies (e.g. Operating Systems, Networking, Firewalls, SIEM, Security Analytics, SOAR), business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards, and Scaled Agile Framework
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent work experience


  • Familiar with the CIS critical security controls and vulnerability management best practices
  • Ability to perform basic scripting to analyze and automate repeatable processes (e.g. Python, Perl, Ruby, PowerShell, REST API)
  • Relevant industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CCNA, Security+, GIAC, PMP, SAFe, LEAN and Six Sigma are desired
  • Experience implementing and maintaining technical processes for continuous security assessments and remediation
  • Experience working in high-performance teams




At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.





MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.



Requisition #: 125513


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