Cyber Attack Surface Reduction Lead

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 3+ years of leading a team
  • Experience with designing and implementing Attack Surface Reduction strategies
  • Experience with leading a team responsible for performing compliance scans, analyzing configurations, as well as recommending hardening configuration settings for networks, operating systems, applications, databases, and other information system components
  • Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP communications, common protocols, and applications at the network level
  • Demonstrated analytic expertise to include ability to think critically and logically in a dynamic, high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Experience leading a security team in an enterprise environment
  • Experience working with platform owners to resolve vulnerability and configuration issues
  • Experience managing and tracking vulnerability cases
  • Experience with Microsoft, OS X, and Unix-based operating systems
  • Experience supporting network investigations
  • Experience in scripting with Perl, Shell, Python, or similar high-level programming language
  • Experience with enterprise full packet capture solutions
  • Network or Engineering Certification, including Network+, MCSE, or CCNA
  • Preferred certifications include, Security+, CEH, GCIA, GCIH, CISSP or similar certification
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we re inventing for life.
If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck. com.
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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