Penetration (Pen) Tester manages encryption protocols to protect the organization's data as well as management of authentication and access controls. Monitors overall compliance with security standards and conducts periodic security audits using techniques such as ethical hacking and penetration testing. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.
Responsiblities: As a Pen Tester you will plan and/or create penetration testing plans. Provide engagement level of effort. Develop communication plan and penetration testing plan. Perform hands-on penetration tests. • Intelligence gathering, Internal reconnaissance, Cloud reconnaissance, Automated vulnerability assessments • Internal services and servers, credential grabbing and password cracking, web applications, client server applications • Identity and authentication services, manual vulnerability assessments • Patching and update validation, Endpoint protection validation • Develop proof of concept (POC) exploits, tailored for specific penetration testing engagements • Understand various programing languages • Present findings and/or remediation guidance • Technical audiences and peers