Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Cyber Security Consultant

Title: Cyber Security Consultant
Location: Santa Clara, CA 95050
Duration: Long Term
Rate: $75/hr on W2 

Role and Responsibilities:
·         Conduct vulnerability assessments on a wide variety of technologies and implementations utilizing both automated tools and manual techniques
·         Educate engineering/DevOps/IT teams on best security practices
·         Develop subject matter expertise in topics to include: network, database, wireless and application security assessments, and adversarial network operations
·         Troubleshoot and handle security incidents in production
·         Research and analyze known hacker methodology, system exploits, and vulnerabilities to support methodology development and execution
·         Utilize common vulnerability assessment and penetration testing tools
·         Assessing and hardening security configurations for SaaS, PaaS, and containerized Cloud systems, traditional operating systems, applications and services
·         Create written reports, detailing assessment findings and recommendations
·         Work as part of a penetration testing team, taking direction from team lead(s) and executing directives in a thorough and timely fashion
·         Perform security research, analysis, and testing via threat modeling, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and/or social engineering across a wide variety of applications, platforms and systems
·         Clearly outline and document risk impacts of test findings in reports

Required Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience in a similar role.
·         Experience in the IT industry (system administration, software development, etc.)
·         Experience with UNIX / Linux and Windows operating systems, major network devices (Cisco, etc.) and at least one type of database
·         Experience in developing and deploying critical security architecture solutions such as SEIM, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Proxies, DLP, Virtualization, and Host security solutions.
·         Demonstrable technical experience with Web Application Penetration Testing
·         Demonstrable technical experience with assessment tools:  Metasploit, Nexpose, Kali Linux and Burp Suite
·         Experience / understanding of networking - port numbers, services, protocols, TCP - IP stack, OSI - Model
·         Understanding of OWASP
·         Expertise in Python, C, C++, Powershell, Bash, etc.

Additional Qualifications:
·         IT Security Certifications like CEH, OSCP, etc.
·         Knowledge of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements
·         Familiarity with web application concepts, such as JavaScript, XML, SOAP, REST, AJAX, etc
·         Knowledge of applications, database, and Web server design and implementation
·         Knowledge of open security testing standards and projects, including OWASP
·         Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal



Som Neravanda | Recruiting Manager |
W: 732.307.9790 Ext-1527