Fulltime Penetration Tester openings in Houston, Texas Area on September 15, 2022

Penetration Tester at PREDICTif Solutions

Location: Houston

Red Team Pen Testers – join us as we grow!

Here’s what you’ll do:

As a Penetration Tester, you will be a critical member of our cybersecurity team that secures our business by identifying vulnerabilities and performs penetration testing with the goal of improving our security posture. This is a highly technical hands-on role that will utilize the knowledge of common ports, protocols and services (PPS), knowledge of system administration, operating systems and creativity skills.

You’ve done this:
• Conduct host/network/application vulnerability and compliance assessments as a member of a technical team
• Assess networks and systems for compliance with NIST, local policies and other commercial publications
• Configure, execute, validate and contextualize the output of vulnerability discovery tools such as Nmap, Nessus, Nexpose and SCAP
• Work extensively from the Windows and UNIX/Linux command line (e.g., Bash and PowerShell)
• Research and formulate recommendations for vulnerabilities
• Employ extensive use of Microsoft Office main tools:
Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio to prepare plans, reports, diagrams, tables, briefings, etc.
• Be able to present, demonstrate, explain and document operational impact of a particular vulnerability or the combination of many vulnerabilities and flaws
• Develop proof-of-concept examples and scenarios for reports and live demonstrations
• Create/document tactic, techniques and procedures (TTP) to train and expand/share knowledge with customers and team members
• Ability to evaluate physical security primarily focusing on IT assets such as server rooms, wire closets, communication rooms and public areas where network access is available.
• Assess networks and systems for compliance with NIST, local policies and other commercial publications
• Configure, execute, validate and contextualize the output of vulnerability discovery tools such as Nmap, Nessus, Nexpose and SCAP
• Participate on a team to perform full-scope penetration tests (discovery and exploitation of vulnerabilities) on live network infrastructure, services, Active Directory environments, and other systems/applications.
• Able to test, identify and exploit trust, misconfigurations and vulnerabilities in live MS Active Directory environments without getting detected by advanced commercial security solutions
• Test the exploitation of security policies and access controls in restricted/secure environments (e.g., GPO bypass, privilege escalation and A/V evasion)
• Perform Wireless penetration testing with goal to gain unauthorized access to wireless networks
• Able to write scripts in PowerShell, bash and a preferred scripting language
• Be able to present, demonstrate, explain and document operational impact of a particular vulnerability or the combination of many vulnerabilities and flaws. Requires strong technical writing skills.
• Develop proof-of-concept examples and scenarios for reports and live demonstrations
• Be able to review, modify and develop programs or scripts in Assembly, C+, C#, VBS, Python, Perl, Ruby, PowerShell, Bash, JavaScript, Java, PHP and other languages to exploit systems/applications, analyze data, configure systems and automate tasks
• Able to test, identify and exploit vulnerabilities in web applications without the use of scanning tools

Qualifications:
• Applicant must have penetration test experience and knowledge of Nessus or Kali pen testing
• 6 years hands-on experience as a penetration tester; Enterprise Networks, Traditional IT (OT would be a bonus), Cloud Computing, reverse engineering and exploit development are a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Applied Science or similar technical discipline OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
• Penetration test certifications like GXPN or OSCP are a plus
• Must have a thorough knowledge beyond common network ports and protocols

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If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!
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