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Senior Analyst (Penetration Tester)
Ref No.: 17-06983
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/02/2017
Title: Senior Analyst (Penetration Tester)
Location: Downtown Chicago, IL
Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP


Position Responsibilities
  • Conduct vulnerability scans of our clients IT infrastructure to detect cyber security vulnerabilities, and arrange fixes with the appropriate teams for identified issues.
  • Perform regular penetration testing efforts across three vectors; system infrastructure, network infrastructure, and web application.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments of new applications and act as an advisory resource to their developers to help ensure the creation of secure code.
  • Provide analytical support to the Cyber Security Operations team during investigations of attacker activity to help them understand malware behaviors and attack methods.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to our client's core values
  • Select and visit specific client locations to identify cyber security vulnerabilities on-site and produce meaningful reporting for all findings.
  • The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary
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Experience:
  • At least five years of experience with vulnerability assessment and penetration testing is preferred; however any combination of experience, education, and certification that demonstrates the candidate can be successful in the position is acceptable.
Education:
  • A Bachelor's degree or better in Cyber Security, Computer Science, or any other security-related subject is preferred; however any combination of education, experience, and certification that demonstrates the candidate can be successful in the position is acceptable.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
  • A CISSP or CEH certification is preferred; however any combination of certification, education, and experience that demonstrates the candidate can be successful in the position is acceptable.
Computer Skills Needed to Perform this job:
  • Familiarity with common security testing tools and tool sets such as Kali, Burp Suite, Metasploit, and Core Impact is required.
  • Expertise with vulnerability scanning tools like Nessus, Nexpose, and Qualys is required.
  • Understanding of attacker behaviors and skillsets is required.