Penetration Tester

Prediktive - Buenos Aires, Argentina

We are looking for Penetration Testers/Ethical Hackers based in Buenos Aires to work on a long-term project for one of our clients, a top global consulting firm from the US.

As a penetration tester, you will be responsible for evaluating the security of different IT infrastructures by continuously assessing and exploiting vulnerabilities to find out where hacking threats may lie.

Simulated attacks on networks, firewalls, operating systems and web applications are at the heart of the job. Being able to identify those weaknesses and report on the findings is the next step. Dealing with a range of internal clients, it is important that anyone in this role is as comfortable with the technical aspects as the communication of it.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and perform application, network, systems and infrastructure penetration tests
  • Evaluate and select from a range of penetration testing tools
  • Keep up to date with latest testing and ethical hacking methods
  • Deploy the testing methodology and collect data
  • Report on findings to a range of stakeholders
  • Make suggestions for security improvements
  • Enhance existing methodology material

 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Penetration testing experience of systems, web-based applications and networks
  • Solid knowledge and experience of using a variety of penetration testing or threat modelling tools including open source and commercial mapping
  • Experience of threat reporting and assessing vulnerabilities
  • Some consulting experience is advantageous with a proven ability to understand and meet client needs, build relationships and develop a positive dialogue
  • Scripting skills and reverse engineering experience is desirable
  • Good understanding of network protocols
  • Scripting and programming experience
  • Ability to explain findings to non-technical professionals
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Able to work independently but also as part of a team
  • Flexibility to change direction and manage conflicting demands

 

Bonus Points

  • A degree in computer security, computer science or equivalent
  • Certified Register of Ethical Security Testers (CREST)
  • Cyber-security certifications (CHECK, CTM, CTL, CREST, TIGER, OSCP)
  • Recognized security testing certifications (GIAC, CEH)
  • CISSP Certification


Posted On: Tuesday, October 16, 2018



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