Threat Associate (Information Security Associate)

Tevora Business Solutions Irvine , CA 92614

Posted 3 weeks ago

Tevora is looking for a talented and up-and-coming professional to join our Penetration Testing team. The right candidate will have technical proficiency, experience in Penetration Testing and source code analysis or related fields, and a passion for information security. In this position you will analyze and attack our clients API and Web applications to ensure they are secured against the latest threats.

This is a growth-oriented role within Tevoras consulting team and you will be expected to provide thought leadership to the overall practice through meaningful client work, security community involvement, as well as continuing education.

About Tevora

Tevora is a leader in Information Security Consulting with a focus on information assurance, governance and compliance services and solutions. We work with some of the world's leading companies, institutions and governments to ensure the safety of their information and their compliance with applicable regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in application penetration testing, including fuzzing, application logic testing, and source code analysis (to aid dynamic testing).
  • Produce high quality penetration testing reports for client executives and technical personnel
  • Identify and implement improvements to testing processes and methodologies
  • Participate in training and generate new material on application security topics.
  • Perform research and tool development to support and advance Tevoras practice.


  • Ability to learn and willingness to be challenged.
  • Proficiency with Burp Suite and/or ZAP.
  • Experience with the theory and usage of penetration testing frameworks such as OWASP Testing Guide v4, Web App Hackers Handbook NIST or PTES
  • Proficiency with C++, C, C#, Go, Python, Java, Kotlin, Objective C, Swift, and JavaScript preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of security engineering basics including but not limited to system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, mobile and web application security
  • Experience using various penetration testing and analysis tools (such as IDA, Ghidra, Drozer, Frida, Cycript, NMAP, Nessus, Cobalt Strike, Burp Suite, ZAP, Metasploit, etc.) on Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (such as, Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash, VB/WScript, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Experience with web frameworks and source code review
  • Hardware hacking experience preferred (JTAG, NAND dumping, finding your way around a board with a multimeter)


  • Excellent written and verbal communication, multi-tasking, time management, and analytical abilities
  • Dynamic, enthusiastic attitude with the ability to make concrete progress in the face of ambiguity and incomplete knowledge with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience with penetration testing and/or code review work. Hobbyist time counts.
  • Industry certifications (e.g. OSCP, OSCE, GWAPT, GPEN, GXPN, OSWE, or other) or Bachelors Degree in related field

Other Qualifications

  • Valid Drivers License as driving will be required in this role
  • Valid US Passport as travel will be required internationally and domestically (up to 40%)
  • Eligible to work in the United States

Tevora is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Comprehensive Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance

Paid Vacation

Bonus Elligible

401k Match

Commuter Benefits and Pet Insurance available where applicable

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