Penetration Testing Consultant

ADGA Group - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Region: Greater Toronto Area

Employment Type: Contract

Security Clearance: No Clearance Required

Language Requirements: English

Job Reference Number: 37493-KC

As an ethical hacker, you will be working with multiple clients on providing penetration testing services, vulnerability assessments, and mitigation advice related to the infrastructure and information resources.

  • Perform network penetration, web and mobile application testing, source code reviews, threat analysis, wireless network assessments, and social-engineering assessments
  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences on findings, effectively communicating findings, and providing recommendations
  • Recognize and safely utilize attacker tools, tactics, and procedures
  • Manage and oversee vulnerability programs to detect and mitigate vulnerabilities in organizations
  • Strategize in developing innovative security testing services for emerging technologies
  • Reviews and identifies false positives generated by scanners or tools
  • Develop on-going technology risk reporting, monitoring key trends and defining metrics to regularly measure control effectiveness
  • Adhere to internal policies and procedures, technology control standards, and applicable regulatory guidelines.
  • Contribute to the review of internal processes and activities and assist in identifying potential opportunities for improvement.
  • Influence behavior to reduce risk and foster a strong technology risk management culture throughout the enterprise.
  • Configuration review of information technology systems including network devices, applications, databases, and virtual environments
  • Perform web application scanning and using various tools to discover vulnerabilities such as cross-site scripting, SQL injection, cross site request forgery, remote code execution
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of symbolic execution, malware analysis, pivoting, source code scanning, exploit writing
  • Experience and knowledge with industry tools, security threats, attacks & countermeasures, sources of industry information and standards
  • Knowledge of cloud security platforms and relevant security measures
  • Knowledge of encryption algorithms, techniques, deployments
  • Experience with Social Engineering techniques
  • Network penetration testing and manipulation of network infrastructure
  • Mobile and/or web application assessments
  • Email, phone, or physical social-engineering assessments
  • Shell scripting or automation of simple tasks using Perl, Python, or Ruby
  • Developing, extending, or modifying exploits, shellcode or exploit tools
  • Developing applications in C#, ASP, .NET, ObjectiveC, Go, or Java (J2EE)
  • Reverse engineering malware, data obfuscators, or ciphers
  • Source code review for control flow and security flaws
  • Mastery of Unix/Linux/Mac/Windows operating systems, including bash and Powershell
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field desired
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