Penetration Testing Engineer

Advantage Tech is looking for a Penetration Testing Engineer for our Kansas City, MO client.  

What You'll Do

Provide expert planning, design, implementation & use of penetration testing tools to perform regular vulnerability assessments of internal, DMZ and external devices.

Ability to enumerate, assess, attack, exploit and report on network and information assets.

Provide leadership in understanding and responding to security audit failures reported by internal/external auditing departments.

Other duties as assigned.

Who You Are

• 6+ years' experience in information security with web application and/or network penetration testing experience

• Hands-on experience with two or more scripting languages such as Python, Powershell or Ruby

• Experience in many of the following TCP/IP, networking, UNIX, Windows, AAA, Anti-Virus, email systems, scripting languages (perl, powershell, bash, etc.)

Preferred Requirements

• CISSP certification

• Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Cyber security

In this Role, You will Need

• Demonstrates expert knowledge of the following tools/concepts Penetration testing (RED/PURPLE Team), application and vulnerability assessment, social engineering, web application exploitation, code inspection, incident response, risk assessment, data analysis, Nmap, Rapid 7 Nexpose (or the like), pen testing tools.

• Demonstrates ability to relate complex business requirements and associated risks to technology design/implementation for security-related and other areas of technology

• Demonstrates ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing security technology and threat vectors to be able to apply findings to business needs and requirements.

• Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate penetration testing findings in written and verbal forms for technical and executive audiences

• Demonstrates strong team-oriented interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interface with a wide variety of people

• Aptitude for troubleshooting technical problems with emphasis on network

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our consultants and clients. 

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