Senior Penetration Tester

Job#: 1335966

Job Description:

Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for a Senior Penetration Tester roleThis is a +6-month contract position, and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details:                        

For applicants who are interested in the Senior Penetration Tester opportunity; please send a Word resume to Liz Papell, Technical Recruiter, at [email protected]

Position: Senior Penetration Tester
Location: Hybrid – Northborough, MA (on-site few times each month)
Rate: Negotiable based on experience
Duration: +6-month contract (potential extension or hire)

Key Accountabilities:

  • Scope penetration tests with project teams
  • Conduct penetration testing activities against IT systems and applications
  • Liaise with Security Architects and Project teams to articulate findings and drive remediation
  • Analyze or produce high quality penetration test reports and draft remediation plans
  • Build / maintain penetration testing environments
  • Maintain technical documentation, e.g., methodologies, technical guides, and reporting standards
  • Mentor junior tester, developing their penetration testing experience

Knowledge, Experience & Technical Know How:

  • Essential skills
    • 3 - 5 years’ experience in a Penetration Testing position
    • Strong understanding of:
      • Penetration testing process and deliverables
      • Web Application / API penetration testing methodology
      • Common application vulnerabilities such as those included within the OWASP Top 10 and ASVS checklist
    • Experience with using common web/API application penetration testing tools such as Burp Suite Professional
    • Demonstrable knowledge of additional tooling utilized for all stages of the web/API testing methodology
    • Strong stakeholder management and written/oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate at a technical and business user level
    • High reporting standards and strong attention to detail, able to review and QA work of peers
  • Desirable skills
    • Experience in application development
    • Actively involved in the security community, developing open-source tools, contributing to security blogs, or participating in CTF competitions
    • Able to work in both waterfall and agile software delivery project
    • Experience working in a Critical National Infrastructure environment, or similarly regulated industry
    • Good understanding of the Energy industry and Industrial Control Systems
    • Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or Security related degree (or higher)

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Northborough, MA, US

Job Type:
PMO and Business Operations

Date Posted:
March 13, 2023