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Associate Penetration Tester

Seattle, WA 98122

Posted: 08/26/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 20339

Job Title: Associate Penetration Tester

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Seattle, Washington for an Associate Penetration Tester:

Job Requirements:
  • Execute penetration tests and security assessments alone or as part of a team, including internal/external networks, web and mobile applications, Windows and Linux environments, AWS architecture, IoT devices, and more.
  • Create assessment documentation and reports, clearly identifying vulnerabilities and associated remediation steps.
  • Develop tools and scripts to automate and improve current pentesting processes
  • Conduct new security research and work with others to develop blog posts on findings
  • Actively continue education and technical skill development, improving security capabilities

Job Qualifications:
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Comfortable with basic application security testing and common vulnerabilities
  • Comfortable with scripting/automation (Python preferred)
  • Basic IT skills across a range of technologies, including Linux and computer networking (TCP/IP, SSH, HTTP, DNS, etc)
  • Strong ability and drive to learn and develop technical security skills

Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Application development experience (Python preferred)
  • Basic Experience with bug bounties or independent security research
  • Basic Windows/Linux administration, network administration, or IT support
  • Experience in security engineering, application security, or related field
  • Experience with common security testing tools (Burpsuite, Nmap, Nessus, Hashcat, SQLMap, Pacu, etc)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Jessica Feller

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