Manager, Vulnerability Management

Delta Air Lines

Atlanta, GA, USA

Full time



Aug 26

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Information Technology


Ref #: 22314

LinkedIn Tag: LI-CM3

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

Delta IT is on a journey of transformation. We are changing the way we do business from top to bottom. As thought leaders within Delta, we strive to create meaningful and innovative solutions and are looking for team members to help us realize our vision.

Delta IT employees are thinkers, doers, innovators.

We are proactive.

We are collaborative.

We deliver impact to our customers.

Join us on our transformation journey in becoming a world-class IT organization at the world's best airline!

As a manager, Vulnerability Management, you will be responsible for overseeing a world-class high performing Vulnerability Management team focused on reducing attack surface in the Delta environment. This role will partner with IT infrastructure and application teams across the organization to ensure a risk-based approach to vulnerability management is embedded into their daily work. The Manager will balance their time between technical thought-leadership, hands-on solution collaboration, and talent development. This role provides technical guidance and mentoring to the team to achieve high-quality results. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational, communication, and management skills, along with an ability to lead training sessions and workshops for staff members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of vulnerability analysts or engineers, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure efficient vulnerability management processes.
  • Develop and implement risk-based vulnerability management program
  • Develop, maintain, and support vulnerability management program that include regular scans and assessments of the organization’s systems, network and applications to identify security vulnerabilities
  • Analyze and report vulnerability data to assist with identifying risk and prioritizing remediation efforts.
  • Develop and communicate a compelling risk-based vulnerability strategy and roadmap.
  • Improve and mature vulnerability reporting to key stakeholders, and drive remediation efforts by communicating, clearly articulating, and prioritizing risk and impact to all stakeholders to convey the urgency and need to remediate a vulnerability commensurate with the risk it presents.
  • Improve reporting maturity through automation, consolidation, and other techniques as necessary
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards related to vulnerability management, such as ISO 27001, NIST, or CIS benchmarks
  • Promote security awareness and best practices among employees and stakeholders
  • Ensure that security policies, procedures, and guidelines are in place and followed consistently
  • Manage and maintain all vulnerability management and reporting tools
  • Track and report key risk indicators and key performance indicators to leadership and stakeholders on regular basis
  • Effectively communicate technical issues to non-technical leaders
  • Build highly motivated and result-oriented team

Benefits and Perks to Help You Keep Climbing


Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values – Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Perseverance, and Servant Leadership – every day, in everything we do. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while providing great benefits to help you keep climbing along the way:

  • Competitive salary, performance incentives, industry-leading profit sharing, and 401(k) with generous direct contribution and company match
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, and paid personal time
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits
  • Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health counseling
  • Domestic and International (standby) Flight privileges for employees and eligible family members
  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals
  • Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Deltaperks such as car and hotel rentals and auto/homeowners/pet insurances

What You Need To Succeed (minimum Qualifications)

  • Strong understanding of vulnerabilities, contextual risk, and remediating vulnerabilities at scale in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong experience in enterprise vulnerability assessment and reporting tools, such as Qualys, Tenable, or Kenna Security
  • Minimum 7+ years of professional experience in cybersecurity, vulnerability management, risk management, or related field; 3+ years of experience in leadership role
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP or CISM
  • Experience with remediating threats and vulnerabilities on-prem and cloud platforms (e.g., Azure, and AWS)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead and mentor direct reports and colleagues, and support leadership directives.
  • Demonstrated understanding in formulating strategies, alternatives, and recommendations in information security
  • Strong sense of urgency and ownership
  • Consistently prioritizes safety and security of self, others, and personal data.
  • Embraces diverse people, thinking, and styles.
  • Possesses a high school diploma, GED, or high school equivalency.
  • Is at least 18 years of age and has authorization to work in the United States.

What Will Give You a Competitive Edge (preferred Qualifications)

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Assurance or related field

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