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Security Analyst (Pentester)

RiskSense is hiring a Security Analyst (Pentester)  to join a team of highly qualified security researchers and practitioners assembled to provide preventative and responsive security services to critical infrastructure entities identified by the federal, state, local and private entities.



B.S. in Computer Science

Skills Required

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Superior oral and technical writing communication skills
Independence, self-managed, and motivated
Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle in an enterprise environment
Programming experience in two of the following languages: C#, Java, Python, Ruby
Knowledge of computer networking

Career Activities

Perform security services, including: network penetration testing, application penetration testing, source code review, and threat modeling
Maintain suitable knowledge of threats, risk assignment, remediation strategies, security tools, testing techniques, and security research
Participate in security assessment activities, including client communication, data analysis, report authoring, and findings presentation
Assist research teams specializing in application security papers, automation, tool creation and zero day vulnerability discovery

Beneficial Qualifications

Software Engineering career experience
Following Certifications: CISSP, CEH, GWAPT, GPEN, OSCP
Thorough understanding of software and network vulnerabilities
Knowledge of OWASP Top 10, SANS Top 25, CWE, WASC
Ability to demonstrate understanding of vulnerability remediation
Familiarity with malicious code identification and common hacker attack techniques
Ability to research and reproduce vulnerability exploitation
Understanding of advanced cryptographic concepts
Ability to demonstrate manual testing experience including all of OWASP Top 10.
Experience with any of the following commercial application scanning tools such as Tenable Nessus, Rapid7 Nexpose, Acunetix, IBM's AppScan, HP’s WebInspect, NTOSpider, Cenzic's Hailstorm, Burp Suite Professional
Understanding of Web Services technologies such as XML, SOAP, and AJAX
Understanding of various web application frameworks such as ASP.NET, J2EE, Zend
Web Server configuration knowledge: Microsoft IIS, Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat
Experience in application and network level attacks, bypassing firewalls, evading intrusion detection
Experience building automated tool sets or expanding existing toolset libraries
Secure code review experience using automated toolsets
Mobile security testing and analyzation
Proficiency in Linux and Windows system administration

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