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Penetration Tester

  • Location: Irving, 75039
  • Salary: $73 - $78 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 months ago

Grow your career as an Penetration Tester with an innovative global bank in Irving, TX. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week. Will liaise with internal clients who are seeking vulnerability assessment services with external pen-testing vendors and assess the security posture of third-party vendors.

  • Lead external vulnerability assessment engagements for our internal clients and ensure that they are executed by external vendors within the required timeframe following the company’s testing methodologies and processes.
  • Conduct third party (SaaS) vendor report reviews against the company’s procedures and reporting guidelines to assess their security posture.
  • Review the maturity of existing external ethical hack vendors providing services to the company.
  • Evaluate industry leading pen-testing vendors and onboard them into the company.
  • Act as an application security subject matter expert to assist both businesses and ethical hack vendors during vulnerability discussions.
  • Use excellent communication skills in order to effectively set expectations to our internal clients and ensure that they have a clear understanding of respective roles/responsibilities.
  • Work with development teams to prioritize the remediation of critical vulnerabilities.
  • Contribute to the review of internal processes and activities and assist in identifying potential opportunities for improvement and automation.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 3+ years of Information Security experience.
  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills to articulate the vulnerability assessment process end-to-end to any audience.
  • Hands on pen testing background.
  • Prefer prior application security testing experience.

About our client

Our client stands as one of the world's most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.