Penetration Tester

Location
USA, Utah, Orem
Salary
Up to £0.00 per annum
Posted
04 Jan 2019
Closes
01 Feb 2019
Ref
BBBH6223
Contact
John Hickles
Sector
IT, Security
Job Type
Permanent

Penetration Tester

An Information Security Consultancy based in Utah, who are a trusted adviser to top organizations worldwide and a leader in the cybersecurity industry, are looking for passionate pentesters who are knowledgeable in application security and vulnerabilities, to join their team at all levels junior - senior.

They have an excellent work culture and provide dedicated time for professional development and research as well as a variety of web app engagements.

Job responsibilities:

  • Penetration tests on Web and Conventional applications as well as embedded, firmware, mobile and more
  • Use a combination of manual and automated techniques to assess risks and circumvent security mechanisms of devices and applications
  • Design and develop security testing scenarios
  • Create threat models that result in more secure application design
  • Analyze and present results of testing to team members, managers and customers
  • Write detailed problem reports, test plan documents, and mitigation recommendations as needed
  • Develop tools to aid penetration test automation and effectiveness
  • Review code for common security vulnerabilities

Requirements:

The ideal candidate would possess the following attributes:

  • Experience performing Network, Web Application and API penetration tests
  • Expert user of Web application proxies (MiTM proxy, ZAP, Burp)
  • Familiar with various API's (REST, SOAP, JSON, etc)
  • Comfortable manipulating and crafting HTTP requests
  • Experience utilizing preferred suite of testing tools.
  • Familiarity with the OWASP Testing Guide
  • Competent at identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities (SQL Injection, Buffer Overflows, Command Execution, Cross Site Scripting, Cross Site Request Forgery, Privilege escalation, etc.)
  • Comfortable documenting vulnerabilities, as well as the steps necessary to reproduce and remediate documented vulnerabilities.
  • Industry Certifications - (OSCP, OSWE, GPEN)

Nice to have:

  • S. in Computer Science or related degree
  • Completed OSCP, OSCE, or a similar security certification
  • Understanding of application design, development, and testing techniques
  • Involved in Bug Bounty program
  • Participated in a Capture the Flag event

Salary ranges from $80k - $120k depending on experience.

Location: Utah

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