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Senior Penetration Tester

Cyber Security Works
Albuquerque, NM
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Summary

This position exposes a candidate to the best of both worlds - Penetration Testing as well Developing Prototype tools to assist in the testing phase. This position includes research and prototype development of automated cyber security testing and security data analytics tools used in the assessment of enterprise network segments and web applications. The selected candidate will also participate in cyber security penetration testing engagements in order to establish subject matter expertise.


Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or similar
  • 5+ years experience

Duties and responsibilities

  • Performs network, application, and device penetration testing, incident response, threat modeling, and source code review for customers.
  • Acts as lead analyst in custom penetration test projects.
  • Assists in client calls to scope complex engagements.
  • Leads all client communication, kick-off calls, data analysis, and findings presentation both remotely and in person.
  • Advises developers and server administrators on coding best practices, secure configurations, and remediation best practices.
  • Provides technical assistance to penetration test team for debugging, exploitation and vulnerability analysis.
  • Contributes to the design of penetration test report deliverables, constantly evaluating effectiveness of report outline.
  • Acts as lead analyst for innovating and developing technology lead penetration testing.
  • Trains new employees on the penetration test program.
  • Maintains infrastructure for penetration testing team.
  • Assists in automation tools and vulnerability scanner.

Working conditions

Work is generally conducted indoors on carpeted floors, typically during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, unless emergent IT crises occur during weekend or evening hours.

Physical requirements

Stand, sit, or kneel for extended periods of time. Lift heavy objects on a regular basis. Do repetitive tasks with few breaks. Resolve emergent crises on an immediate and ongoing basis.

*Access is granted based on job classification, job function and business need, and according to the principle of ‘least privilege'.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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Cyber Security Works


Albuquerque, NM
87110 USA