Web App Security Analyst

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

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

Position requirements: 

Job 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

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