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Penetration Tester

Penetration Tester

Job Title: Penetration Tester
Location: Gauteng
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Salary: 700000.00
Reference: JN -052017-8390
Job Published: October 02, 2017 08:29

Job Description

The client is seeking a Penetration Tester to deliver security consultancy and security testing services internally. This includes assisting with a variety of technologies including Mobile platforms, Web applications and Network Infrastructure. As a successful candidate you will have good general knowledge of security concepts and experience in a number of the following areas: 
  • ​networking protocols and network architecture, 
  • web applications, 
  • mobile applications,
  • configuration reviews, 
  • source code review, 
  • binary reverse engineering,
  • fuzzing, 
  • vulnerability development, and 
  • programming ability in more than one language. 
​​A successful candidate should be proficient at providing technical consultancy, as well as communicating technical findings and remediation to the team. You will conduct job scoping where necessary, and assist teams with developing internal penetration testing regimes and requirements. 
 
Required Attributes
  • Understanding of web-based technologies
  • A passion for security
  • Understanding of the IP stack and networking
  • Experience with common infrastructure and web application penetration testing toolkits
  • Experience in application security penetration testing​​
  • Ability to disseminate the results of security testing to management
  • Solid knowledge and skills on the following systems/technologies; Linux, Windows, Oracle, MySQL, TCP/IP
  • A strong understanding of remediation for vulnerabilities
Desired Attributes
  • ​​3 year degree in a relevant discipline
  • At least 2 years experience in Information Security
  • Technical certifications like OSCP or CREST
  • Experience delivering:
    • Mobile Application Security Tests
    • Infrastructure Security Assessments
    • Web Application Security Tests