Security Engineer/Web Applications Penetration Tester


$110,000.00 to $135,000.00 per year


San Francisco, CA

Date Posted:

June 7, 2019

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Reference:


Staffing Area:

Technology & IT

Our client is seeking an experienced Security Engineer / Web Application Penetration Tester for an exciting opportunity to make an impact both internally and externally. This position will also take ownership of our penetration testing service and help clients of all sizes with their security. In this role, as a Security Engineer / Web Application Penetration Tester, you will work with clients to assess their security posture and implement best practices. You'll also work internally with the Security team to manage the security practices. A successful Security Engineer / Web Application Penetration Tester should possess a deep understanding of both information security and computer science.

This client offers several security services including automated external vulnerability scanning, security analysis, and PCI-DSS compliance. They are also an approved scanning vendor (ASV) and this Security Engineer/Penetration Tester position will be working closely with this program to ensure that they achieve continued, yearly validation.

? Penetration Testing
? Develop and maintain penetration testing processes
? Perform penetration testing that identifies weaknesses in Web applications and
supporting infrastructure, including servers, databases, networks, etc.
? Analyze and review penetration test results with clients
? Continuous improvement of testing processes and methodologies.
? Works with our security team to maintain our scanning solution?s PCI validation.
? Participate in our yearly approved scanning vendor (ASV) validation process and ensure all
validation requirements are met.
? Plans and develops security measures to safeguard information against unauthorized
modification, destruction, or disclosure.
? Identify security best practices and apply a risk-based approach to information security.
? Work closely with our customer facing teams to ensure prompt resolution on client?s
complex technical requests and requirements.
? Consult with clients on security hardening, debugging, security best practices, vulnerability
remediation, and overall security posture from an external perspective.

? Competitive salary and benefits
? Daily lunch, snacks, and beverages
? Company happy hours, social events, and outings
? Convenient location in downtown San Francisco ? BART Accessible/CalTrain Accessible
? Expert in penetration testing, 3+ years? experience preferred
? Experience with the PCI Data Security Standard and PCI Requirements
? CISA, CISM, CISSP, OSCP, or OSCE (or qualified work experience)
? Experience performing code reviews and reviewing the results of static analysis tools.
? Expert in front end security best practices and web application vulnerabilities (SQLi, XSS,
? Knowledge of and experience with applying Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE),
? Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), and Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
? Knows at least 1 scripting language
? Experience and knowledge in the following areas:
o Network administration, firewall configuration, and strong knowledge of TCP/IP
o Amazon Web Services
o Linux/Unix administration and system configuration
o Windows and Mac OS administration and system configuration
o Qualys and/or other vulnerability management or cyber security tools

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