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Senior Cyber Security Analyst
Ref No.: 17-03358
Location: Northbrook, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 100,000.00 - 120,000.00 /Year
Job Description
Under minimal supervision, work with principal advisor in driving upgrades to technical requirements, programs, processes to maintain the highest quality provider for cybersecurity services. Remain up to date on all cybersecurity related topics. Perceived as both the customer's and internal security team's trusted advisor. Conduct advanced penetration tests, hacking to identify issues in embedded products and software.

Responsibilities:
  • Conducts security tests using automated tools, ad-hoc tools, and manual testing.
  • Conducts penetration testing against different technological domains including, but not limited to, web products, hardware products, wireless products, software, cloud based software, smart device applications.
  • Assesses and calculates the risk based vulnerabilities and exposures discovered during testing.
  • Creates required information security documentation, technical reports, and formal papers on test findings, and completes requests in accordance with requirements.
  • Handles and completes customer projects to the defined requirements in the timeframe required by the customer with the highest quality and integrity of work.
  • Meets and exceeds customer expectations with projects and other related tests and activities.
  • Performs other duties as directed.
Qualifications:
  • University Degree (Bachelor's degree or higher) in Computer Science or a related discipline plus generally two years' experience in cybersecurity, software development, or ethical hacking.
  • Experience installing and using various OS distributions and application packages.
  • Hands-on experience with commercial, open source and free security solutions such as AppScan, Fortify, Maltego. Kali Linux, Nessus, OpenVAS, Qualys, Core Impact Pro, MetaSploit, nmap, nessus, ettercap, static source code analysis tools, fuzzing tools, dynamic binary testing tools.
  • Understanding of security issues on various operating systems, open source web and database platforms
  • Experience scripting in one or more of the following languages: sh, csh, perl, python, awk, ruby and programming experience in C, C++, Java.
  • Security related certifications a plus: CISSP, CISA, CEH, GIAC
  • Strong expertise in testing in two or more of the following domains: Embedded software, embedded security, industrial control systems / SCADA, medical devices, telecom and networking equipment.