Application Security Tester

Information Technology Raleigh, North Carolina Job ID: 2017-330


Description

About the Job

STG is looking to add a talented and experienced Application Security Tester to its team in support of the United States Postal Service.  The ideal candidate will have experience executing vulnerability scans as well as penetration testing and performing analysis of those results.  Application Security Testers will provide technical security assessments of applications and infrastructure, review security designs, as well as perform risk assessments.  This is a hands-on role, candidates are required to have technical skills from the hardware to application layer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Executing tests by following the steps and procedures listed in a test plan.
  • Documenting testing results in a standardized format for future analyses.
  • Assisting in the coordination of technical tests, network scans, and vulnerability scans that support the evaluation of information safeguard effectiveness.
  • Developing general test and evaluation plans to compare current and proposed technologies.
  • Assess test results to determine if specification requirements are met.
  • Creating benchmark and security authorization reports.
  • Performing security control assessments on systems to validate the results of risk assessments.
  • Providing thorough report of the risks to the system and data.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • 2+ years of software testing experience with a history of performing full time, hands on, web application penetration testing in a variety of diverse environments.
  • 2 year technical degree or a Bachelors degree in an information technology discipline
  • Combination of relevant experience/training/education in lieu of degree
  • Demonstrated experience with AppScan, Contrast Security, Forcepoint, or similar

Preferred Qualifications

  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security +
  • CPTC
  • ECSA
  • GSEC