Saturday, January 28, 2017

Cyber Security Ethical Hacker

Cyber Security Ethical Hacker
Addison, TX
Permanent/Direct Hire 

Job description
Candidate will be a member of a world-class ethical hacking team and will be responsible for performing automated ethical hack assessments against high risk applications to identify application security risks. Candidate must be able to meet the demands of a fast paced, high stress work environment.

As an experienced professional, provide advice to client management with regard to moderately complex security issues. Assists in the review, development, testing and implementation of security plans, products and control techniques. Coordinates the reporting data security incidents. Provides technical support to the client and management and staff in risk assessments and implementation of appropriate data security procedures and products. Monitors existing and proposed security standard setting groups. State and Federal legislation and regulations. Identifies and escalates changes that will affect information security policy, standards and procedures. Executes security controls to prevent hackers from infiltrating company information or jeopardizing e-commerce programs. Researches attempted efforts to compromise security protocols. Administers security policies to control access to systems and maintains the company firewall. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results. Work leadership may be provided by assigning work and resolving problems. Typically 5-7 years of IT experience.

Required Skills & Experience:

Must have strong and effective communication skills

Must be knowledgeable about application security vulnerabilities and threats and be able to explain risks associated with application vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10)

Must be motivated and willing to continuously learn and improve application security skills.

Must be proficient in standard application security tools (plus - IBM AppScan, Burp)

Ability to work independently on initiatives with little oversight.

Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking.

Must be comfortable in delivering messages across a wide spectrum of individuals having varying degrees of technical understanding

Must have strong leadership skills and qualities which enable you to work with peers and various levels of management

Desired Skills & Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Application Security or related field

Strong understanding of common application security vulnerabilities and ability to articulate associated risks.

Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking

Expertise with IBM AppScan and/or Burp a PLUS

More information about the job

Is Relocation Available?


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New Position

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Zachary Herman
Senior Recruiting Specialist
Axelon Services Corporation
44 Wall Street, 18th Floor |New York, NY 10005
Direct(212) 306-0180 | Fax(212) 306-0191 
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