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What you’ll be doing...

The Penetration Testing professional should be very proficient in vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, Red Team assessments, and professionally relaying technical vulnerabilities and their impact to technical and non-technical customers. You should have prior experience speaking with customers and scoping the level of effort for various types of penetration testing assessments. You would perform various penetration testing assessments for Verizon’s enterprise customers as an individual contributor or lead a team delivering the assessment(s). You would also be responsible for sizing and scoping of the security assessments with customers and help writing the contracts for the delivery of the penetration testing services.

  • Telecommuting from their home office connecting into Verizon’s attack lab to perform assessments, or for internal assessments travel to the designated customer locations.
  • Identifying vulnerabilities, exploiting vulnerabilities, manual testing, performing post-exploitation activities, and explaining the path to compromise to external and internal stakeholders.
  • Performing these activities manually and also leveraging automated tools.
  • Developing tools and scripts to assist with delivering assessments.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of network, application, and wireless security testing to include using tools, manual testing, and various testing techniques.
  • Experience working in consultative positions.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

Even better if you have:

  • Eight or more years of experience in performing at least two or more of the following: network, application, mobile application, and wireless penetration testing.
  • Ability to manage and lead security assessments independently.
  • Demonstrated effective presentation and communications skills to accurately represent and convey information both in verbal and written form to multiple levels of an organization.
  • Ability to explain and convey technical vulnerabilities to technical and non-technical 3rd parties.
  • Development skills with an emphasis on security tools.
  • Red Team skills and development experience in evasion techniques.

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