Senior Security Engineer IV

  • location: Philadelphia, PA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $77 - $87 per hour
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Senior Security Engineer IV

job summary:
Job Description:

IN THIS ROLE

- You will perform software-based security assessments for web applications, middleware, mobile apps, and proprietary software using both black box and white box testing approaches.- You will work autonomously and interact directly with customers to conduct assessments, analyze results,

- Perform software security testing and code analysis using static source code analyzers

- Analyze attack chains and recommend efficient methods for mitigation

- Help advance the goal of building-in security to all Clientproducts

- Conduct routine changes to stateful firewalls

 
location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $77 - 87 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
WHAT YOU SHOULD POSSESS

- Fluency with pen-testing techniques and tools, including identifying attack surfaces of interest, loop-back proxies, fuzzers, disassemblers, and reverse-engineering

- Broad range of assessment experience against web apps, APIs, system/network platforms, mobile applications, etc.

- Deep knowledge of common errors in programming, cryptographic implementations, network/service configurations

- Extensive experience with vulnerability scanning, cataloging, and remediation strategies

- Understanding of embedded software, middleware, and application architectures

- Recent experience with scaled cloud applications and SDN technology

- Passion for cybersecurity, an entrepreneurial spirit, persistence, and resourcefulness

 
qualifications:
WHAT WE REQUIRE

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in engineering or computer science

- 6-10 years of related experience in assessments and vulnerability scoring

Required:

  • Work 100% onsite in Philadelphia
  • Hands on assessment work
  • extensive background in assessments
  • How to score vulnerabilities (i.e. OWASP Top 10, CVSS)
  • No Certifications required
Nice to have:

  • Web Application Testing
  • Server / System Testing
  • UNIX/LINUX (not Windows)
  • Mobile Testing
  • Scripting and Automation (Python)
 
skills: Required:

  • Work 100% onsite in Philadelphia
  • Hands on assessment work
  • extensive background in assessments
  • How to score vulnerabilities (i.e. OWASP Top 10, CVSS)
  • No Certifications required
Nice to have:

  • Web Application Testing
  • Server / System Testing
  • UNIX/LINUX (not Windows)
  • Mobile Testing
  • Scripting and Automation (Python)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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