Vulnerability Analyst

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 23173

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description


The Cybersecurity team at Grace is seeking to hire a versatile and highly motivated Vulnerability Analyst to join our global team. The role will be located at our corporate headquarters in Columbia, MD with a hybrid schedule requiring in-office days on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and Tuesdays and Fridays may be remote.


Reporting to the Grace Deputy CISO, the Vulnerability Analyst will play an important role for our cybersecurity program by supporting a full suite of security assurance services including vulnerability management, configuration management, and application security and will serve as the Grace technical subject matter expert (SME) for associated tools and technologies. This entails managing and maintaining vulnerability management tooling and infrastructure, coordinating authenticated and unauthenticated scans against infrastructure and web applications, assisting with measuring and maintaining secure configuration baseline of infrastructure, maintaining asset ownership, and managing the end-to-end remediation process including coordination with all relevant IT stakeholders.




  • Support Vulnerability Management, Configuration Management, and Application Security services
  • Provide input on vulnerability and risk prioritization based on Grace’s environment
  • Maintain awareness of emerging threats and vulnerabilities
  • Serve as the technical subject matter expert for all things Vulnerability, Configuration Management, and Application Security
  • Manage the end-to-end remediation process including coordination with all relevant IT stakeholders
  • Work alongside with and support other security-related functions as needed
  • Ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences, including leadership teams

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or 7+ years of professional IT experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience within cybersecurity, with a focus on vulnerability management
  • Hands-on operational experience with enterprise vulnerability management and scanning solutions, such as Tenable or Qualys, and ability to both deploy and manage
  • Professional experience managing the end-to-end remediation processes 
  • Experience with Cloud-Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) solutions, such as Wiz or Rapid7
  • Experience with SAST/DAST scanning technologies, such as Qualys and Checkmarx
  • Understanding of vulnerability scoring systems and methodologies (i.e.: CVSS, EPSS, CWE, OWASP, etc.)
  • Familiarity with cloud environments, such as Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure
  • Practical experience with scripting, use of APIs, and developing automation capabilities
  • Experience with IT Service Management solutions for ticket assignment
  • Experience with generating regular metric reports for stakeholders and leadership teams
  • Passionate about cybersecurity and technology

Preferred Qualifications


  • Prior experience within a service delivery or consultancy role


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement


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EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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