Cybersecurity Penetration Tester
The role is part of a talented team of security engineers and architects within HP Cybersecurity’s Architecture & Security Engineering team. Our security engineers are responsible for ensuring the security of HP products, solutions, and infrastructure. Our security engineers primarily perform manual testing with the assistance of automated tools to identify a complex set of vulnerabilities across a wide range of products and technologies.
Identifies HP system vulnerabilities, attacks, and threats run analyses on security incidents and threats and researches appropriate countermeasures.
Uses knowledge of the HP environment to scope the extent and impact of any vulnerability, attack or breach.
Resolves HP security issues related to security vulnerabilities, incidents and threats through independent analysis and/or research.
Consults development and product teams on vulnerability remediation.
Develops, enhances and maintains HP’s security solutions based on HP security system analysis, research and incident resolution.
Operates as a key team member on security teams and advises on methods to improve security solutions.
Individuals who do well in this role at HP, usually possess:
Knowledge and Skills required:
Advanced Cyber and IT security knowledge.
Advanced understanding of Cyber and IT security risks, threats and prevention measures.
Advanced security system analysis skills.
Advanced understanding of security standards and best practices.
Advanced understanding of networking and network security.
Advanced understanding of network monitoring and protocols.
Advanced understanding of:
Off-the-shelf vulnerability assessment products and tools.
Network security devices (firewalls, proxies, NIDS/NIPS, etc.).
Platform and application-layer penetration testing techniques.
Adversary techniques, tactics, and protocols and related countermeasures.
Dynamic and static malware analysis techniques.
Network security monitoring.
Memory analysis techniques.
Malware reverse engineering techniques.
Education and Experience Required:
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in computer science, engineering or related area of study, or equivalent experience.
Technical Cyber Security Certification through one of the recognized bodies preferred: SANS, ISACA, (ICS)2, CompTIA, Cisco, CERT etc.
4+ years of relevant experience desired
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