Penetration Tester

Job Title: Penetration Tester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Extremely Competitive Rate, Attractive Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 239836_1633412221
Contact Name: Ashwini Krishnamurthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 05, 2021 16:37

Job Description

  • Work in one of the most advanced Cyber Security teams in Australia
  • Work across an extremely broad range of technologies, and many innovative projects and systems.
  • Supportive team environment, with a real focus on staff development and progression
  • Remote working from home option available

About the Company :

Our client is looking for an experienced and dynamic penetration tester to join Australia's leading organisation in financial service industry.

About the role :

In this full-time role, you will be a key team member, responsible for penetration testing, offensive security consulting, attack breach and simulations and other security tasks.

Responsibilities :

  • Conduct a range of penetration tests including; infrastructure, network, mobile application, WIFI and web application.
  • Create comprehensive exploitation strategies that identify exploitable technical or operational vulnerabilities.
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to exploit security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
  • Have the flexibility to work on multiple projects as required.
  • Lead or participate in attack and breach simulations, including; assessing and exploiting vulnerabilities, social engineering and conducting phishing campaigns.
  • Report results of testing to project managers, service owners, developers and risk managers.
  • Support team technical development through domain development or research and contribute to technical processes.
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further system security enhancement

Skills and experience :

  • Minimum 2 -4 years' experience as a penetration tester
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, OR other relevant industry certifications / experience.
  • Ability to work closely with system owners, developers, engineers and/or project teams to perform scoping, threat modelling, and penetration testing from start to finish
  • Thorough understanding of security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in security assurance across several of the following domains: web applications, mobile applications, infrastructure, networks, WiFi, cloud and container security, thick-clients applications, hardware and embedded systems, reverse engineering, POS terminals and ATMs, applied cryptography, block chain and smart contracts, etc.
  • Experience in developing hacking tools, security research, advisories and presentations is an advantage
  • Experience in reading and understanding various programming languages such as; C#, Java, JavaScript, PHP & Python.
  • Experience testing critical transactional systems in industries such finance and banking, government, and defence are highly desirable
  • Maintain relevant industry certifications such as SANS or Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure.

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Ashwini Murthy on 0282672494 quoting reference 239836.

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