Application Security Engineer - Penetration Testing

Engineering - India Bangalore, India Req.Num.: 16923

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Roles and Responsibilities

  • Flexible and Adaptable: able to work in ambiguous situations.
  • You'll be trusted to conduct security assessments from start to finish. Depending on the project you may perform white, black, or grey box assessments and may develop proof of concept code to demonstrate the severity of findings.
  • Experience in performing static and dynamic analysis on web applications, API’s, and dynamic analysis on Infrastructure networks and services.
  • Work with product teams to coordinate penetration testing and help them with standard possible mitigations.
  • Deep understanding of cyber-security threats, vulnerabilities, security controls and remediation strategies in global enterprise environments.
  • Fluent in common cybersecurity domains such as cloud security, encryption, AuthN and AuthZ, application security, penetration tests, vulnerability management, threat intelligence.
  • Triaging security defects found with external pentesting/ hacker one forum.
  • Experience with port scanning, vulnerability assessment and fuzzing using open source and commercial pen test tools.
  • Able to conduct in-house sessions, presentations, Hackathons about security/pen test to internal team members/Development team.

 Skill Set

  • Proficient with one of the scripting languages such as bash, python, ruby etc. is a plus.
  • Experienced in exploiting the web application attacks and remediating the identified attacks with the help of the development teams.
  • Understanding of PKI infrastructure.
  • Experienced with cloud computing technologies, virtualization and configuration of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS environments and associated software development environments using Microsoft Azure and/or AWS
  • Proficient with container systems like Docker and container orchestrators like Kubernetes.
  • Ability to perform secure configuration reviews on IAAS and PAAS solutions like AWS cloud infra and Kubernetes respectively.
  • Certifications from SANS, Offensive Security (OSCP, OSWE, OSEP), eLearn security, is a plus.


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