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Penetration Tester

Our Client is an well known Retail Giant Based in Brackenfell are currently looking for a Penetration Tester to join their dynamic team. They are known throughout South Africa for their great prices and deals.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in general cybersecurity.
  • 2 years of hands-on experience in vulnerability assessments.
  • Experience in performing security assessments in Cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google).
  • Understanding of defensive controls and how to bypass/evade them.
  • Experience in using and customizing commercial and open-source security assessment and security testing tools such as Metasploit and Burp Suite.
  • Experience in one or more computer programming and scripting languages with the ability to create or customize tools as needed.
  • Experience with open security testing standards and projects such as OWASP and SANS Top 25.
  • Experience with API, web and mobile application or systems testing is required.
  • Familiarity with the following:
    • Database, cloud, and web security testing.
    • Secure web and application development practices.
    • Analyzing and debugging API frameworks.
  • Experience in manual and automated vulnerability scanning and security testing.
  • Understanding of web-based security vulnerabilities, ability to identify and exploit them (e.g. XSS, CSRF, session management issues, etc.)
  • Desirable but not required: Experience in mobile (iOS/Android) application security assessments.
  • Desirable but not required: Experience in Internet of Things (IoT) security.
  • Desirable but not required: Experience in Bug Bounty programs.
  • Basic programming skills required (basic knowledge of common programming languages used for application development).
  • Knowledge of API security testing and API frameworks.
  • In-depth knowledge of vulnerability testing/security assessment tools used.
  • In-depth knowledge of open-source security testing tools and security testing frameworks.
  • Unix and Linux knowledge required  
Required Qualification:
  • An academic qualification in computer science, cybersecurity, or related fields.
  • Industry certifications in ethical hacking, vulnerability or other aspects of IT security testing such as CEH or equivalent.
Job Responsibility:
  • Perform security tests on applications, APIs, websites and mobile applications.
  • Pinpoint methods and entry points that attackers may use to exploit vulnerabilities or weaknesses.
  • Search for weaknesses in common software, web applications, mobile applications and proprietary systems before they are discovered by hackers.  
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