Security Assessment/Penetration Tester Engineer Posted May 19
Request Technology - Robyn Honquest , Chicago, IL
Assessment Lead (Senior Security Engineer)

Looking for a candidate to do assessments of windows and some linux OS Systems, Networks and Applications. You will be exploiting vulnerabilities, security assessment experience, assessing the security of common operating systems. 3 plus years performing network assessments and/or manually - validated penetration tests - 25% travel

Applicants must have solid experience reviewing systems for security, recommending security improvements, and performing remote and local testing of systems for security.

Job Overview/Responsibilities

Meet with clients to explain offerings and gather requirements

Formal security assessment of systems, networks, and applications

Security review of system and device configurations

On-site and remote penetration testing

Discover and exploit vulnerabilities in systems, applications, and protocols

Document, rate, and explain findings in the context of client systems and requirements

Communicate client-focused recommendations for remediating documented findings

Candidates will be considered for position and responsibility commensurate with experience.

Skills and Qualifications

Experience participating in all aspects of security assessment, including pre-sales and post-delivery discussions with clients

Experience validating the output of multiple tools and techniques, and synthesizing those results into actionable findings

Ability to communicate well in front of clients while engaged in assessment work; ability to understand complex requirements, and explain complex findings

Familiarity with both black-box penetration testing and white-box assessment techniques

Experience assessing the security of common operating systems, including Windows and Linux


3-5 years experience performing network security assessments and/or manually-validated penetration tests

Proficiency with common office software packages including MS Word and Excel

Excellent reading, writing, and verbal communication skills

Proficiency with common security testing tools

Detailed understanding of the functional aspects of key infrastructure protocols

Excellent reading comprehension

B.S. Degree or equivalent work experience

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time
Other Pay Info: 100-130K + 20% Bonus

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