Penetration Tester

Job Title: Penetration Tester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Macquarie Park, New South Wales
Salary: AU$700 - AU$800 per day
Reference: 173978_1496358157
Contact Name: Nick Munro
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 02, 2017 09:02

Job Description

Penetration Tester

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead security assurance engagements and responsible for application & network security testing
  • Work closely with customer project teams and serve as a single point of contact for all security testing related activities
  • Hands on experience in network vulnerability assessment, application penetration testing and security code reviews
  • Must be skilled in executing manual network, application penetration tests and security code reviews
  • Analyze application security architecture and understand security threats
  • Design and execute security test cases
  • Create and review security test reports and evidences
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on Infrastructure, Web, Mobile applications
  • Provide recommendations to clients in fixing vulnerabilities
  • Assist in building security testing competency
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to team members in executing test cases

Skills Required

  • Good knowledge of network & application security vulnerabilities
  • Must be familiar with OWASP, SANS, CERT, WASC standards/frameworks for security testing and security code reviews. OSSTMM for network penetration testing
  • Experience in executing various application/network security attacks and exploiting vulnerabilities
  • Experience in using tools including Nmap/Nessus/Checkmarx/Fortify and experience in using open source application security testing tools (e.g., Backtrack, Burp, Paros WebScarab etc.,)
  • Certification OSCP/CREST/SANS
  • Must be able to handle tasks/activities with competing priorities
  • Must be able to work independently & guide team
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Good communication skills