Web App Pen Tester

  • location: Bloomfield, CT
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $55 - $65 per hour
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job description

Web App Pen Tester

job summary:
Manager is open to this role sitting in CT, Denver, Nashville, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, or Raleigh locations.

This position will be in-house penetration testing and red team member who shall:

  • Perform formal penetration tests on web-based applications, networks and computer systems
  • Design and create new penetration tools and tests
  • Probe for vulnerabilities in web applications, fat/thin client applications and standard applications
  • Pinpoint methods that attackers could use to exploit weaknesses and logic flaws
  • Employ social engineering to uncover security holes (e.g. poor user security practices or password policies)
  • Perform ethical hacking to assess the current state of risk by evaluating the existing security methods, measures and policies.
  • Research, document and discuss security findings with management and IT teams
  • Provide feedback and verification as an organization fixes security issues
location: Bloomfield, Connecticut
job type: Contract
salary: $55 - 65 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Good understanding of network protocols
  • Solid technical skills in both information security architecture and penetration testing
  • Ability to assess testing tools and deploy the right ones
  • Project planning skills
  • A solid understanding of ethical hacking
  • Scripting and programming experience is beneficial
  • Ability to explain findings to non-technical professionals
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Able to work independently but also as part of a team
  • Flexibility to change direction and manage conflicting demands
  • Outstanding organizational and data analytics skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
Advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline desired and typically five to ten years experience in pen testing & red teaming


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