Job Description - Web Application Security Analyst
As a penetration tester, you would be expected to conduct formal tests on web-based applications, networks, and other types of computer systems on a regular basis. Along with these tests and assessments, you'll be conducting regular security audits from both a logical/theoretical standpoint and a technical/hands-on standpoint. This specific job requires in depth understanding of web application security, secure coding and deep knowledge of web application security overall.
Performing application penetration testing and application source code review against custom built software applications
Conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on Internet-facing and internal client systems
Exploit vulnerabilities to gain access, and expand access to remote systems
Document technical issues identified during security assessments
Assist with building recommendations for hardening, and maintaining systems used for penetration testing
Research cutting edge security topics and new attack vectors
Desired Skills & Experience
At least 3 years experience as a security analyst or relevent experience as a penetration tester.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science an extra benefit.
Advanced Security Certifications required.
Good technical, analytical, interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
Excellent self management skills
Ability to work both independently and as team lead on individual assessments.