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Technical Security Analyst
at Avenu Insights & Analytics
Solano County, CA

Technical Security Analyst
at Avenu Insights & Analytics
Solano County, CA

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Security Analyst will be responsible for analyzing security capabilities and gaps and recommending a course of action, addressing business needs with proper security measures.

Please note that this position requires passing a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) background check, and authorization to work in the United States (see below for specifics).


Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Conducts assessments of threats and tracks client vulnerabilities; determines deviations from acceptable configurations, enterprise or local policy

2. Develops and/or recommends appropriate mitigation countermeasures

3. Assesses the level of risk

4. Produce reports on security patches, exploits, and vulnerabilities

5. Recommend and track application of fixes, patches, and security updates

6. Develop metrics for vulnerability management functions

7. Collaborating with system and application owners in the remediation of vulnerabilities

8. Creation of Threat Profiles tailored to environment based on existing threat exposure

9. Power or Expert level in Tenable capabilities

10. Performs penetration tests following a systematic process to assess the ability of systems to withstand sophisticated adversaries who have knowledge of the client architecture and systems; This includes exploitation of configurations and pathways and interactions between systems that mimics the techniques employed by advanced adversaries


1. Experience in using variety of scanning tools such as Tenable, NMAP, MBSA, Nikto, Aircrack, Netsparker, Wireshark, Burp Suite, etc.

2. Knowledge of secure configuration and hardening of systems

3. Ability to interpret, prioritize, and incorporate vulnerability scans results into remediation actions and tracking those actions through to completion

4. Experience in supporting internal teams and collaborating across teams

5. Candidate must be knowledgeable about attack vectors and adversary techniques

6. Experience in Configuration Management, Vulnerability Management, Email Security, Cloud Security, and EndPoint Security

7. Experience developing and administering an enterprise vulnerability management program

8. Pen Testing experience is a plus

9. Effective communicator and listener

10. Excellent written and oral communication skills


1. Tenable, Security + CISSP, CEH

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as the employee works in an office setting, at an individual work station, using telephone and computer

Physical Demands:

· Must be able to remain in a stationary position for most of the day

· Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a printer/copy machine

· This position needs to occasionally move about inside the office

· The person in this position frequently communicates via telephone

Company Description

Avenu provides local governments with ways to achieve more predictable revenue that supports growth, fuels modernization and ensures compliance with mandated but underfunded programs. Avenu’s revenue enhancement and administrative solutions find and recover license, permit and other taxes that cities and counties struggle to collect. The insights and improved fiscal posture enables governments to deliver expected services and sustain a high quality of life for residents.

Avenu is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for a position will be made without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, political affiliation, marital status, non-disqualifying physical handicap, and age.

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