Vulnerability Analyst and Penetration Tester

Key Responsibilities:

- Performs security vulnerability assessment and penetration testing of internal, perimeter, external and wireless network and web and mobile applications.
- Identifies security weaknesses and vulnerabilities, and non-compliance within the MDR Centre constituency.
- Characterizes threats and provides recommendation for remediation.
- Advises appropriate business units on technical configuration and process changes, remediation and best practices to adapt to changing threat, vulnerabilities and new attack methods.
- Conducts follow up assessment to ensure proper action has been taken.
- Researches and develops testing tools, technique and process.
- Maintains, executes and refines processes to monitor, collect and update information about threats and vulnerabilities


- Bachelor degree in a related field such as information security, management or computer engineering.
- Experience in security incident management and response, threat modelling, penetration testing and/or secure application development.
- Active OSCP, GPEN, GWAPT, GXPN, CEH, ECSA, LPT certifications good to have.
- Other relevant certifications (such as GCIH, GCIA, GCFA and others) desirable.
- Experience in architecture design and assessment (manual approach to penetration testing).
- Good working knowledge of security concepts for both Windows and Unix related operating Systems.
- Familiar with application and infrastructure vulnerabilities.
- Experience with exploit research and mitigation.
- Good working experience using various assessment tools, such as scanners, administrative utilities, local proxies, debuggers, fuzzier, etc.
- Good working knowledge of web technologies, solutions and attack vectors that apply to application technologies, such as OWASP.
- Experience with threat modelling methodologies.
- Experience with security source code review or development experience in C/C++, C#, VB.NET, ASP, or Java.
Familiar with application reverse engineering techniques and procedures.
- Good working knowledge of IDS and AV evasion techniques.
- Working experience in a MDR Centre, Security Operations Centre (SOC), Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) or enterprise network environment preferre




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