IT Vulnerability and Patch Management Technician

Topcon Positioning Systems
Livermore, CA
Added: April 26, 2024
Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA (

We design, manufacture and distribute productivity tools for developing a brighter future. Whether cultivating the earth or building upon it, Topcon brings innovation in workflow automation and seamless connectivity of data to construction, geopositioning and agriculture industries focused on developing a sustainable tomorrow.

Topcon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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Job Description : We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to join our IT team as a Vulnerability and Patch Management Technician who will be responsible for prioritizing and carrying-out/coordinating vulnerability reduction actions via system and application updates and configurations, while developing the latest skills necessary to manage vulnerabilities and system currency programmatically as a Service Owner. This role is crucial for maintaining the integrity and security of Topcon’s IT infrastructure. The ideal candidate will be adept at applying appropriate tools and methods for ensuring that IT systems and software (OS, applications) are maintained up-to-date with the latest patches and updates, identifying and applying best practices for proper system configurations, managing vulnerabilities detected through vulnerability management tools, and utilizing monitoring and reporting tools to provide status on our systems’ security.

Key Responsibilities

  • Utilize tools to monitor system OS and application software versions and the security vulnerability posture of IT systems.
  • Apply appropriate software and system patches and system configurations to ensure IT systems are kept up-to-date.
  • Coordinate with IT teams to prioritize, schedule and implement updates without disrupting business operations.
  • Document patching schedules, compliance reports, and vulnerability assessments.
  • Provide ongoing insight to management on the progress of maintaining system and application currency and reduction of system vulnerabilities.
  • Provide support and guidance on best practices for system security and maintenance.
  • Act as a service owner across IT for system updates and vulnerability management lifecycle.
  • Stay informed about the latest security threats and trends in vulnerability management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Familiarity with vulnerability management, patch management and IT security best practices.
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning software and tools such as Tenable and BitSight or equivalent is preferred.
  • Experience with updating or patching common operating systems, like Linux and Windows
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The base pay range $76,000-$90,000k is a projected hiring range for a position, level and potential work location(s) listed. Topcon provides the compensation range that it in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position. This compensation range is based on a full-time schedule.

Topcon offers a comprehensive benefit package for this position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, tax saving spending accounts a 401(k) plan with employer match, tuition reimbursement in addition to other perks and benefits. We also offer time off for our employees to recharge. Our employees are eligible for paid company holidays, paid personal time off, and paid sick time that meets or exceeds state/local requirements.

Topcon reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation; individual candidate compensation may be determined based on individual skills, experience, training, certifications, education, final work location and other factors not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law. Changes in the position level, location or other factors associated with the role may change the final determined compensation. The recruiter can provide additional information during the hiring process.

Topcon time off policies can vary between Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. and Topcon Solutions Stores, Inc, as well as roles which are exempt or non-exempt. For hourly (“non-exempt”) employees, we offer personal paid time off which accrues in accordance with local standards. For salaried (“exempt”) employees, we offer a flexible paid time off policy giving you flexibility to take time when needed, while supporting business needs. All paid time off policies are in accordance with or exceeding local law. Employees working at least 30 hours per week are eligible for our Health and Welfare benefit package.

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.