Security Consultant

West Caldwell, New Jersey, United States | Technical | Full-time | Allows remote

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You should be a quick learner and have a passion to help protect customer computer and business environments. Curiosity and a desire to look beyond the obvious will be highly desirable traits. Ability to rapidly assimilate technical penetration testing methods, to keep up-to-date with changing security needs, and use up-to-date network and application exploitation tools will be required.

You must be able to make independent visits to client sites for purposes of assessing and assisting in areas relative to your technical and project specialties. You need to be able to perform client on-site project planning and interface with client technical management to conduct tests and review designs, findings, recommendations, project needs, and action plans.

Innovation, considerable independent action, and sound technical judgment are required for effective implementation of client requirements. You must be able to conceive and recommend alternative practices to maximize results and minimize risk. This position requires organizational skills and dealing with complex and difficult technical and procedural methods.

Skills:

  • You must have a strong foundation in one or more of the following:
  • Ethical hacking and security testing tools such as Tenable NESSUS, AppScan, OWASP ZAP, Metasploit, KaliLinux, etc.
  • Network security architecture
  • Application security and safe coding techniques
  • Good project planning and execution skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a highly dynamic, customer-driven environment

General responsibilities will include

  • Assisting clients in analyzing the technical environment, helping them understand information security problems and methods of solving each.
  • Conducting technical penetration testing in client sites.
  • Performing gap analyses of client environments in compliance with accepted security frameworks and compliance requirements such as ISO 27002, NIST 800-171, 800-53, OWASP, PCI DSS, HIPAA, GLBA, NERC.
  • Performing with high professional standards and conduct at customer sites with minimal supervision.
  • Preparation of technical reports containing information security test results and analysis and completing all required written reports with only moderate levels of supervision.
  • The ability to participate in client presentations and briefings is desirable.
  • Performing additional duties as required.

Experience:

4-years progressively responsible experience and research in technical and/or application security environments. Outstanding candidates with slightly less experience will be considered.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent. In lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, equivalent experience will be considered. Certifications such as OSCP, CISSP, CISA, CEH are a plus.

Travel:

Moderate travel of 25% to 35% may be necessary based on client requirements.

A criminal and background check will be required.

Benefits:

In addition to salary,  we offer generous vacation, paid holidays, medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance and technical training opportunities.

Application Requirements:

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please upload your resume and a cover letter including your salary requirements and explain why you are the ideal candidate. 

Please, no recruiters or phone calls.