Nexpose Vulnerability Consultant

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  • Location:

    Erskine, Renfrewshire

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £450 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months+

  • Start date:

    Jan 2020

  • Consultant:


Nexpose Vulnerability Consultant

+ 3 month initial contract + extensions

+ SC/DV Cleared position

+ £450 to £550 per day

+ Erskine based role

The Role:

The successful individual will be responsible for running regular and bespoke vulnerability scans and attending meetings to articulate the report findings to the client and remediation teams, offering prioritisation and security best practice advice. Configuring appliance network interfaces, creating scan profiles, running test scans and troubleshooting networking issues. Client expectations will also require the individual to engage with client side ticketing systems to initiate remediation activities or similar.

The individual performing these tasks will need to be able to work unsupervised but report regularly into The Service Lead in the UK and deliver to the client directly.

Looking for this consultant to run, own, and responsible for Nexpose tech.


Experience with vulnerability scanning of infrastructure and applications

IPv4 and 6 networking

Good understanding of TCP, UDP and ICMP protocols

IT security knowledge (vulnerabilities, exploits, compliance)

Excellent customer facing skills

Excellent written English skills


Ability to be able to produce technical design documentation and associated processes

Ability to be able to review technical documentation

Experience of using enterprise vulnerability scanners (specifically Qualys and Tenable Security Center/Nessus, Nexpose, Tripwire, etc.)

Experience of public and private sectors

3 years+ specific with vulnerability scanning technology e.g. Nexpose, Qualys, Tenable (SC or IO), Tipping Point and Tripwire