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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.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.