Remote Sr. Pen Tester

Beacon Hill Staffing Group, LLC

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Job Description

Our client is looking for a remote Sr. Pen Tester professional for a contract to hire opportunity. The candidate will work closely with our client on the design, development and recommendation of security solutions to address issues and to proactively protect proprietary/confidential data and systems. The candidate will also assist application and infrastructure delivery teams with meeting compliance objectives and provide consultative mentorship and direction to architecture and development teams across the enterprise on the protection of assets. The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Conduct proactive penetration tests / ethical hacks of cloud and software-defined infrastructure, environments and applications according to scope defined by Cloud Enablement and Global Security teams.
  • Co-ordinate and execute system/network level sophisticated ethical hacking exercises (in coordination with Global Security).
  • Craft and develop scripts, frameworks and tools required for facilitating and executing complex security probes.
  • Work off-hours (nights, weekends etc.) as deemed vital for the successful execution of assessment exercises.
  • Identify network and system vulnerabilities in the infrastructure environment and provide recommended countermeasures or mitigating controls to reduce risk to an acceptable and manageable level

Required Skills:

  • 8 years' experience in information technology, information security and compliance that includes a combination of technical and project leadership responsibilities.
  • 4 years of demonstrated ability in cloud and software-defined infrastructure technologies including IaaS, PaaS, and software-as-a-service and deep familiarity with cloud security techniques.
  • Must have experience with Kali Linux.
  • Mastery of at least one technology domain and solid working knowledge of at least one other. For example, web applications, system exploitation, network-based attacks, reverse-engineering, mobile security etc.
  • Well-versed in system exploits (e.g. buffer overflows, Windows authentication framework etc.), network exploitation (e.g. VLAN hopping) or web application exploitation.
  • Well versed with security tools & frameworks like Metasploit, Core, Canvas etc.
  • Extensive understanding of cryptographic concepts and applied cryptography
    Proficiency in one or more scripting language e.g. Perl, Python, Shell Scripting etc. Prior experience with exploit development and knowledge of high-level programming languages is a major advantage.
  • Prior experience with reverse engineering, malware analysis and forensic tools will be an added advantage
  • Strong understanding of network (LAN & WAN) environments and detailed understanding of layer 3 and layer 4 specifications, including IP, TCP, TCP/IP routing protocols and management of ACLs
  • Knowledge of access control methods, connection alternatives, network/host intrusion detection engines, vulnerability management and patch management, and penetration testing tools

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Company Profile:

Beacon Hill Technologies, a premier National Information Technology Staffing Group, provides world class technology talent across all industries on a contract, direct (permanent), contract-to-direct and project basis. Beacon Hill Technologies' dedicated team of recruiting and staffing experts consistently delivers quality IT professionals to solve our customers' technical and business needs.

Beacon Hill Technologies covers a broad spectrum of IT positions, including Project Management and Business Analysis, Programming/Development, Database, Infrastructure, Quality Assurance, Production/Support and ERP roles.

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