Hacker: Vulnerability Management

Job Description

VMS Consultants are cybersecurity professionals who are capable of deploying, managing and maintaining managed Vulnerability Management Systems. These individuals have a significant mathematical, coding, and analytic background. They manage Vulnerability Management Systems to assess and produce information about a client’s vulnerabilities.


  • Identify weaknesses in the security systems that are in place and help determine how to remediate the identified vulnerabilities.
  • In essence, VMS Consultants manage and report on the security risk of an organization.
  • A VMS Consultant evaluates system security configurations.
  • Evaluates findings, performs vulnerability ranking, root cause analysis and produces remediation guidance.
  • Performs analysis of complex environments to determine both quantify and severity of identifiable vulnerabilities.
  • Contributes to the design, development and implementation of commercially available vulnerability management systems, system integration, and tools specific to Cyber and Information Operations.
  • Prepare and present technical reports and briefings to Technical and Executive teams.
  • Perform documentation, vetting and reporting of weaponization of identified vulnerabilities through the use of a proprietary vulnerability ranking API.
  • The primary objective of a VMS Consultant is to ensure that the computer systems they work with are secured by our clients from all known vulnerabilities. They need to be aware of new software and hardware that can improve computer security since they play a key role in determining the security needs of their employer or clients.
  • They are responsible for the entire lifecycle of these client engagements starting from analyzing the client business and security environment, conducting in depth analysis of problem areas, developing proposals for clients to address these areas incorporating elements of overall IBM Security strategy, pitch the proposals to the client and cascade information to the other teams on recommended countermeasures. Influences Functional Strategy.


  • IT related degree
  • 1 to 8 years of experience

If you meet the above requirement please email your CV to info@soma-solutions.co.za

Job Category: IT
Job Type: Contract/Permanent
Job Location: Johannesburg

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