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Cyber Security Researcher

Golden Valley, MN 55422 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 03/07/2023 Industry: IT Functional Job Number: 36737

Job Description

Are you an experienced Cyber Security Researcher? If so, let’s talk!
We are actively seeking a talented Cyber Security Researcher for a full-time position with our client in Golden Valley, MN.

Job Summary:

  • Our client's Global Security business believes in integrating security into all aspects of our business to protect the people, processes, and assets by which our client achieves its greater mission. Advancements in technology, contractual and regulatory requirements, emerging threats, and our clients growth worldwide continue to challenge all of us to ensure everything we do in business is secure.
  • The Cyber Security Researcher - Penetration Testing reports to the Product Security Assurance Leader and will be responsible for assessing and evaluating the security posture of a variety of our clients  Products and partner technologies.
  • This role will be responsible for security services delivery, which may include use of application/network/firmware/hardware security toolsets, detection of security defects, and remediation consultation of those weaknesses. Our services support the identification of potential attack techniques and serve as the foundation for continuously improving the product development lifecycle.

  • Individual Contributor with Product Security Assurance Team
  • Deliver Security / Penetration Testing across diverse products, solutions and services
  • Assist in the development of modular, repeatable, effective Security Testing processes
  • Partner with Tools and Technology Team to select, implement, develop, and automate testing with appropriate tools.
  • Work with cross functional teams to develop remediation suggestions
  • Report observations using our standardized reporting structure

You Must Have
  • 1 year demonstrated experience in penetration testing, red teaming or offensive operations.
  • Must be a US Citizen due to contractual obligations.
We Value
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Understanding of application protocols, development, and common attack vectors.
  • Good cybersecurity capabilities and strong software engineering skills
  • Experience with pentest tools and frameworks such as: Burp Suite, IDA Pro, GHidra, Kali, OWASP, Metasploit.
  • Scripting experience in Python, Powershell and Bash preferred.
  • Experience working with other languages such as C, C++, Java, .NET or javascript.
  • Basic understanding of security by design principles and architecture level security concepts
  • Up to date knowledge of current and emerging security threats and techniques for exploiting security vulnerabilities
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Relevant Cyber Security certifications: CEH, OSCP, GPEN
  • Experience and knowledge of penetration testing methodologies and tools
  • Familiarity with reverse engineering tools, debuggers, and dynamic analysis techniques.

Job Requisition # 36737

A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $ $70,300 - $105,000 year.

The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

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