Cybersecurity: Security Testing Analyst

Atlanta, GA 30303

Posted: 10/10/2022 Industry: IT Job Number: 18023

Job Description

Security Testing Analyst - Cybersecurity

Philadelphia, PA (Hybrid, Remote)

Direct Hire


Technical & Domain Experience:

· Experience performing automated and manual hands-on vulnerability testing, identifying security risks within target systems, and developing key recommendations to remediate identified vulnerabilities.

· Thorough understanding of open security testing standards and projects such as OWASP.

· Experience with testing tool set solutions, such as Qualys, Tenable, Rapid7, Metasploit, Burp Suite, Kali Linux, etc.

· Knowledge of core cloud service provider (AWS, Azure, GCP) security practices and experience using security testing tools against resources in these cloud environments.

· Experience with covert computer network exploitation and red team exercises.

· Experience with enterprise secure code analysis solutions such as Veracode, CheckMarkx, AppScan source, etc.

· Core understanding of cryptography and key management concepts.

· Experience with key network security components, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus/anti-malware solutions, authentication systems, logging management systems, content filtering, etc.

· Deep understanding of key web application security vulnerabilities, such as Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF).


Process & Project Management Experience:

· Ability to manage and execute security assessments for multiple projects simultaneously and ensure project timelines are met.

· Ability to collaborate with client resources on vulnerability management engagements ranging from vulnerability scanning to remediation consulting.

· Effectively communicate vulnerability findings and remediation strategy to client stakeholders including client leadership and technical security team resources.

· Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.


Soft Skills:

· Ability to prioritize and multitask, flexibility and adaptability in work approach.

· Experience managing a team of consultants.

· Self-motivated and possess a high sense of urgency and personal integrity.

· Calmness and clarity of thought under pressure and ability to maintain confidentially.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills.

· Demonstrated leader with collaborative interpersonal skills.

· Train other staff and external clients, as necessary.


Technical Qualifications / Certifications:

· Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or a related field.

· Desired certifications: CISSP, OSCP, CHFI, CEH, GPEN, GWAPT.

· A minimum of three years of professional experience in the cybersecurity industry conducting enterprise infrastructure, web application, network, and system penetration tests or vulnerability scans.

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David Howlett

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