Application Security / Penetration Testing

Exceleron Software Pvt Ltd , Bengaluru · · Full-time employment · Information Security

Exceleron Software Pvt Ltd is looking for an Application Security / Penetration Testing expert.

This person will:

  • Perform penetration testing of our application on an on-going basis, as part of our Software Development Lifecycle
  • Document technical issues identified as part of pen testing exercises and communicate results with the team
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure secure programming practices are being followed, and help educate other team members on how to improve their security posture and avoid common programming pitfalls
  • Cross-train other team members
  • Keep up to date with changing technologies, attack methods

Required Qualifications:

  • Expert in web application security
  • Familiarity with OWASP Top Ten & other secure programming guidelines
  • Experience testing web applications for common security vulnerabilities such as input validation vulnerabilities, cross-site scripting, SQL injection and insecure direct object references
  • Ability to demonstrate manual web application testing experience; i.e. candidate must be able to simulate a SQL inject attack without the use of tools.
  • Experience with pen testing tools, and network and application security scanners (Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, etc.)
  • Strong communication and teaching abilities

Desired Qualifications:

  • Object-oriented Perl software development experience, especially web and network applications
  • Alternatively, experience with other modern scripting languages used for web application development (Ruby, Python, PHP)
  • SQL database experience; especially Postgres
  • Linux system administration; especially RHEL / Fedora / CentOS
  • Infosec and/or pen testing certifications are a plus
  • Experience participating in Capture-the-Flag / ethical hacking challenges

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