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Penetration Testing Principle Consultant (Applications) - Secureworks - Remote US/Atlanta, GA

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Job ID R91445 Date posted Jul. 08, 2019

Penetration Testing Principle Consultant (Applications) - Secureworks - Remote US

Security and Risk Consulting Group

Secureworks (SCWX-NASDAQ) is a global leader in intelligence-driven information security solutions. We help organizations confidently pursue business goals in a digitally-connected world.  Consistently recognized by industry analysts and readers’ polls, we are one of the best in the world at understanding and anticipating threat behavior. We see 250 billion events every day across 4400 clients in more than 55 countries, and our solutions work across all the layers of a client’s security environment, including 330 different vendor technologies. Join a talented, dedicated, and diverse team of researchers, analysts, engineers, consultants and business professionals who are focused 100% on protecting our clients from cyber threats. We seek out the brightest minds and empower our teams with the tools and support they need to fight the bad guys and maintain our company’s leadership in the cyber security industry.

Uniquely positioned to adapt as the industry evolves, we are also proud to be part of the Dell Technologies family. We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team.   

Role Overview

The Application Penetration Testing Principle Consultant supports the Security and Risk Consulting /Technical Testing Team by applying information security threat intelligence to identify and exploit vulnerabilities within our client’s environments. The focus areas for this role are web and mobile application penetration testing, API testing, and code review.

Role Responsibilities

-Conduct application security assessments (web, mobile, API, etc.) using off-the-shelf or internally developed exploitation tools to execute manual testing for advanced attacks

-Produce and deliver vulnerability and exploit information to clients in the form of a professional security assessment report

-Conduct client conference calls to include, but not limited to project kick-off calls, notification of high/critical findings during the testing process, and close out calls to review test findings, evidence, process steps to reproduce, and remediation recommendations

-Perform proactive research to identify and understand new threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits

-Excel as both a self-directed individual contributor and as a member of a larger team

-Perform other essential duties as assigned


-Minimum of 5 years of experience with penetration testing (including application testing)

-Minimum of 3 years of experience with at least one of the following: Nmap, Metasploit, Kali Linux, Burp Suite Pro, Responder


-Mobile testing experience

-Experience conducting code reviews with at least one of the following languages: Java, C#, ASP.NET, Objective C, Swift, Python

-Knowledge of NetSparker and AppScan

-Operating systems administration and internals (Microsoft Windows / Linux)

-Understanding of TCP/IP networking at a technical level

-A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or

 a related technical field; or equivalent professional experience

-Experience with various application attack vectors, security test processes and strong knowledge of common vulnerabilities (i.e. OWASP Top 10)

-Working knowledge of SQL and high level languages

-Good technical communication skills, both written and verbal; good analytical and problem solving skills

This is a remote position with potential travel up to 10%

Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworks here.

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