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Senior Application Penetration Tester and Consultant, Fully Remote

Company: Security PS
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Are you an experienced application penetration tester? Do you understand a wide range of technologies, programming languages and application frameworks to identify risks and vulnerabilities in customer systems? Do you want to work with a team of application security experts conducting security assessments, penetration testing, research, and consulting?Security Professional Services Inc. (Security PS) is seeking motivated and dedicated professionals to join our team. We have an immediate position open for a Senior Application Security Consultant, which is an experienced role that leads and conducts complex, nonstandard application security testing, leads and trains multiple team members on engagements, and assists in the ongoing development of the practice. Our senior consultants lead teams to conduct application-layer security assessments, penetration tests, and conduct research in this important field. Our team sees a variety of web technologies including single page applications (SPAs), Android and iOS applications, SOAP and REST services, desktop applications, OAuth implementations, single sign-on, custom network protocols, and more. We get to do reverse engineering of .NET, Java, Android, and other common platforms as part of engagements. You will train and support other consultants in gaining the skills required to test these applications thoroughly.--As a Senior Application Security Consultant, you will be expected to be able to assess complex applications on day one as well as demonstrate superior consulting, project leadership, communication, and writing skills.--Responsibilities:

  • Consult with technical and non-technical client stakeholders
  • Lead complex, non-standard projects as well as train less experienced consultants and make them successful on projects
  • Take on new technologies that are unfamiliar, research them, and perform a comprehensive assessment on that component
  • Apply testing methodologies and tools to perform penetration testing and assessments on complex applications.
  • Maintain application development knowledge and skills to support Security PS methods, services, and consultative value.
  • Lead assessment engagements according to our defined methodology, collaborating with the team for support, and taking ownership of the result.
  • Manages priorities and tasks to achieve utilization targets.
  • Participate in research and development efforts to improve Security PS practices and team skills.
  • Manage personal work time with little supervision while meeting internal and external client deliverable deadlines.
  • Collaborates with senior consultants and sales to assist in scoping efforts for incoming sales requests and deliverables.
    Qualifications:Demonstrable knowledge of:
    • Extensive experience performing manual penetration testing and assessments on web applications, Single Page Applications, Mobile Applications, Desktop Applications, Web Services (SOAP & REST), and OAuth implementations.--
    • Ability to reverse engineer Java, .NET, and Android applications.
    • Able to write deliverable reports, including executive summaries and presentations, and status reports for clients
    • Proficient at using Burp Suite Professional to manually identify and exploit vulnerabilities
    • Excellent project management, leadership, time management, and client consulting skillsPassing knowledge of:
      • General networking principles and IT administration basics.
      • Encryption methods, disciplines and technologies
      • Technical management and IT business concepts.Education:
        • Direct work experience performing application penetration testing or assessments
        • Ability to begin testing immediately with guidance on Security PS's specific methodology
          Why You Should join Security PS
          • Work with a Team of great, passionate, and skilled co-workers
          • Enjoy a Work/Life Balance
          • Work on a variety of assessment types, architectures, and technologies or focus in on your areas of specialty
          • We invest in your professional development through training, conferences, certifications
          • 100% Remote, No travel required
          • Drink your coffee your way, every dayCompensation and Benefits
            • Competitive Salary
            • 100% Employer paid health, dental, & vision insurance for employee
            • 100% Employer paid group insurance benefits, including life insurance
            • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance covered 25% for spouse and dependants
            • Simple IRA with Employer Matching
            • Generous PTO Policy
            • Paid Holidays--
            • Healthy Living Reimbursement
            • Cell Phone and Internet Reimbursements
            • Annual Training & Professional Development Budget
            • Ability to work on projects outside of regular hours for additional incentive pay
            • Yearly discretionary bonus and the opportunity for performance-based bonuses throughout the year
            • Referral bonus system for employees up to $10,000 for qualified applicants

Keywords: Security PS, Minneapolis , Senior Application Penetration Tester and Consultant, Fully Remote, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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