Penetration Testing Engineer

BGC, Taguig
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About the role: 

Our client is looking for a qualified security test analyst with recent and relevant working experience as a software security tester. You’ll be responsible for the execution of security tests on a wide variety of internal and external-facing web-based applications. You also will assist with the continuous improvement of the processes critical to the success of the team. In this role, you will be helping DevOps and developers teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform penetration tests on computer systems, networks, and applications
  • Create new testing methods to identify vulnerabilities
  • Perform physical security assessments of systems, servers, and other network devices to identify areas that require physical protection
  • Pinpoint methods and entry points that attackers may use to exploit vulnerabilities or weaknesses
  • Search for weaknesses in common software, web applications, and proprietary systems
  • Research, evaluate, document, and discuss findings with IT teams and management
  • Review and provide feedback for information security fixes
  • Establish improvements for existing security services, including hardware, software, policies, and procedures
  • Identify areas where improvement is needed in security education and awareness for users
  • Be sensitive to corporate considerations when performing testing (i.e. minimize downtime and loss of employee productivity)
  • Stay updated on the latest malware and security threats


Position requirements: 
  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree, Computer Science/Information Technology, Engineering (Others), Finance/Accountancy/Banking, Science & Technology or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Security Vulnerable, Exploitation, and  Penetration testing experience.
  • Experience with OWASP testing Guide / Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual
  • Experience deploying enterprise security testing solutions.
  • Familiarity with Secure Development Lifecycle practices and Agile development with Continuous Delivery / Integration.
  • Advanced understanding of security concepts and security best practices
  • Understanding and familiarity with common code review methods and standards
  • Experience with performing penetration testing and risk assessments against computer networks
  • Background with Qualys, Tenable, and OpenVAS Vulnerability Scanners


Skills and Competencies:

  • Deep understanding of the OWASP guidelines
  • Hands-on experience with penetration testing tools
  • Able to create and follow up tickets related to security issues
  • Able to document and propose solutions and guidelines to developers and infrastructure engineers on best practices
  • Robust creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think analytically
  • Knowledge of technical systems and terminology 
  • Proficiency in scripting languages 
  • Ability to identify and exploit vulnerabilities 
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
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