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Vulnerability Assessment Service Engineer

  • Location:
    Manchester, Marlow
  • Department:
    Managed Services
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Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, collaborative and innovative company?

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?


Join our SIEM team

Our collaborative team protects our customers 24/7 against the growing threat of cyber attacks and cyber terrorism.


Success. The Softcat Way.

Softcat is a major UK success story in technology solutions. We're a £1 billion+ pa turnover business with offices nationwide and a sterling industry reputation. We help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. Our success is down to our people – and the platform we give them to prove their potential.


Take ownership for keeping our customers secure

As a Vulnerability Assessment Service Engineer, you will be in a customer-facing role you will run design workshops, advise on the approach and configuration of the service components, and implement and maintain the platform for our customers.


As Vulnerability Assessment Service Engineer, you'll be responsible for:

  • Supporting all aspects of the service as the customer base grows
  • Tooling and reporting for customers ranging in size from small offices to global multi-site enterprises
  • Designing the use of VA tooling, identifying prerequisites, preparing the environment, and structuring scans and asset management
  • configuring VA tools across common business systems – Desktops and Servers of all common OSes, networking, firewalls, IOT, cloud and public infrastructure


What we need from you

  • Extensive knowledge of Vulnerability Assessment tooling; existing knowledge of Tenable products including Nessus and Tenable.IO is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with Vulnerability Management principles, CVSS scoring and the use of VM in supporting an organisation's Cyber Security Programme
  • Familiarity with compliance frameworks such as ISO27001, Cyber Essentials, PCI-DSS, and with security configuration baselines such as CIS
  • Experience of relationship management with internal stakeholders, suppliers and customers desirable



Please note, you'll be put through SC clearance upon hire, so you'll need to possess either an existing SC clearance or be willing and eligible to undergo the vetting for such clearance.


Work in a way that works for you  

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:  

  • Hybrid working – 3/2 days in the office and 3/2 days working from home  
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day  
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs 


Working with us  

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.  


Join us  

To become part of the success story, please apply now 

As part of our commitment to supporting, attracting and retaining the best diverse talent, Softcat is proud to partner with organisations like WORK180, My G Work and Black Young Professionals. Work 180 endorse employers that demonstrate on-going support for women at work, including offering benefits and policies that best support female employees. My G Work support us in our aim of attracting more LGBTQ+ talent. The BYP network support us in diversifying our talent pool by tapping into the black professional community.


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Fieldhouse Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, SL7 1LW


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:

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