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Vulnerability Management Engineer

vision insurance, parental leave, tuition assistance, 401(k)
United States, Maryland, Bethesda
5260 Western Avenue (Show on map)
Sep 06, 2023

GEICO is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Principal Engineer to provide support for vulnerability management. This individual will play a pivotal role in advancing our vulnerability management program, ensuring the security of our information systems and networks. The Vulnerability Management Engineer will lead and support the program, build metrics to drive and prioritize remediations, provide mentorship and coaching for teammates, and proactively manage vulnerabilities within an established timeframe for our hybrid environment.

Position Description:

Our Vulnerability Management Engineer provides the necessary technical skills, analysis and design tasks related to support the management of a secure environment that meets business solution needs and aligns with the organization's architectural governance and standards. The ideal candidate assists with the creation of deliverables for managing the organization's vulnerabilities as they are identified and remediated across systems.

Position Responsibilities

As a Principal Engineer, you will:

  • Develop, create, and implement a comprehensive vulnerabilitymanagement program that aligns with our enterprise's objectives and riskappetite

  • Support a high-performing team of professionals, providing guidance andmentorship

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and prioritizevulnerabilities and develop effective remediation plans

  • Work with teams ensuring that vulnerability management priorities are wellunderstood and integrated into business processes

  • Drive continuous improvements in vulnerability management processesand tools by leveraging industry-leading technologies, automation, anddata-driven insights

  • Stay current on industry trends, emerging threats and best practices invulnerability management and adapt the program accordingly

  • Evaluate and recommend vulnerability management tools andtechnologies, ensuring the optimal balance of effectiveness and efficiency

  • Develop and deliver regular metrics, reports, KPIs and presentations toexecutive leadership and key stakeholders, communicating the status andeffectiveness of the vulnerability management program

  • Build a diverse vulnerability management program that covers securesoftware development lifecycle, patch governance, and application security


  • Exhibited experience in information security with a focus on vulnerabilitymanagement

  • Proven experience building and managing a successful comprehensivevulnerability management program

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability toeffectively communicate complex security topics to a diverse audience

  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity principals and best practices

  • accompanied by experience in managing security risks

  • Experience building and maintaining vulnerability metrics that can be easilyunderstood and leveraged to reduce risk

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and mentor teams in a fast-paceddynamic environment to achieve high performance


  • 6+ years of Cybersecurity experience with a role focused on VulnerabilityManagement

  • 3+ years of experience with architecture and design

  • 3+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or another cloud

  • 2+ years of experience in open-source frameworks


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, InformationSystems, or equivalent education or work experience


At GEICO, we make sure you have the support and resources to leverage and develop your skills, secure your financial future, and take care of your health and well-being. GEICO continually seeks to provide a workplace where everyone can be their authentic self. To help achieve this goal, we support associate-led Employee Resource Groups that foster a true sense of community. Through GEICO's competitive benefits offerings and various training and development opportunities, we have you covered with our* that includes:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**

  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Tuition Assistance including Direct Billing and Reimbursement payment plan options

  • Paid Training, Licensures and Certificates

*Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire coverage to take effect.

GEICO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating an environment where equal employment opportunities are available to all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO celebrates diversity and believes it is critical to our success. As such, we are committed to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals to join our team.


At this time, GEICO will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.Full time