Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking an Ethical Hacker for a permanent position in St. Louis, MO.
Conduct application and network attack & penetration audits, and other assurance and compliance audits. Coordinates programs to be executed with internal and external groups and ensures successful delivery of penetration tests and audits, in line with agreed methods and guidelines. Also responsible for evaluating and advising leadership on the readiness for the commencing of external audits, and coordinating activities related to audits such as document requests, evidence collection, and liaising with the external auditors and internal departments involved in the audits.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Execute application and network penetration testing that will vary in level of complexity from simple to moderately complex.
Develop detailed work plans, schedules, resource plans for recurring penetration testing.
Summarize findings and recommend corrective measures to seek resolution.
Advise leadership of the technical and business risks of identified vulnerabilities.
Liaise with external third party penetration testers as required.
Establish and report on metrics to gauge penetration testing effectiveness, progress and key risk areas identified through internal and external audits.
Interface directly with management teams for coordination of evidence collection necessary for audit execution.
Identify risks and escalates potential project issues to management as required.
Implement changes to procedures and systems to enhance data systems security.
Recommend process improvement strategies.
Monitor remediation activities
Provide technical expertise and support to management and associate ethical hacker during penetration testing in the implementation of appropriate data security procedures and products.
Identify and determine causes of security violations, and recommend corrective actions to ensure data security.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Proven experience coordinating and executing pen testing activities in a large complex environment
Maintain subject matter expertise around threat and vulnerabilities to remain aware of the current security threat landscape
Intermediate knowledge of internal and external audit scopes to provide response to meet client expectations
Intermediate knowledge of procurement practices to evaluate and select external vendors and security tools.
Ability to team well with others to facilitate and schedule and coordinate required audit activities
Demonstrated integrity and judgment within a professional environment
Demonstrated ability to think creatively while accounting for multiple perspectives in any given scenario
Ability to appropriately balance firm security needs with business impact and benefit
Must be able to work independently and with minimal direct supervision
Ability to present technical concepts to non-technical audiences
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills to present findings, navigate differences of opinion, work productively with various types of leadership, teams, and employees, vendors, and consultants to seek resolution.
Ability to be flexible and adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change
Demonstrated good judgment, tact, and decision-making ability
Demonstrated good time management, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and decision-making skills
One or more of the following certifications preferred:
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or other professional certifications in related area.
Related Work Experience
4 years IT Security Work Experience in the security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, and network protocols
2 plus years IT Work Experience conducting penetration testing
LRS reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
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