Penetration Tester

Application deadline
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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You will have the opportunity to provide engineering support to our client based in Rome, Italy. 

Tasks and Activities
  • Establishing a clear scope for the penetration test based on specific requirements.
  • Writing the test procedures in accordance with requirements.
  • Being part of the test team planning and executing the tests in the various control centres.
  • Identifying higher-risk vulnerabilities that result from a combination of lower-risk vulnerabilities exploited in a particular sequence.
  • Identifying vulnerabilities that may be difficult or impossible to detect with automated network or application vulnerability scanning software.
  • Performing risk, impact and damage assessments.
  • Providing intermediate reports on regular basis.
  • Providing recommendations such as mitigating the identified exploitable vulnerabilities.
  • Drafting penetration testing reports.
  • Maintenance and continuous improvement of the penetration testing process.
Skills and Experience
  • You  have at least a Bachelor’s degree in IT Security, Engineering or equivalent;
  • You have proven work experience (minimum 3 years) as a network security engineer or information security engineer with experience in Penetration Testing activities.
  • You have good command on dealing with security systems, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, anti-virus software, log management, authentication systems, content filtering, etc.
  • You possess strong interpersonal skills, team working, good analytic and problem solving capabilities.
  • You have strong communication and documentation abilities.
  • You have good time management and organizational skills
  • You are fluent English, Italian would be a plus.

Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

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