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Sr Security Analyst in Hartford, CT at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 51247

Senior Security Analyst

Hartford CT 

6 month contract with expectations of permanent employment

***Client will not accept EAD-OPT’s or H4’s

***Candidate must be US Citizens, Green Card holder or H1’s WITH 1 year or more left on Visa and an approved 140 form.   

***Candidates must be willing to go permanent with the client

***Candidates should be willing to conduct face to face interview if necessary.     

***Client will not accept resumes over 3 pages.   

Senior Security Analyst 

Position Description 
Our client is looking for a Senior Security Analyst to join the team in Hartford, CT. 

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions supporting the Proactive Testing Services team. 

Your future duties and responsibilities 
• Web and mobile application penetration testing. 

• Application source code review. 

• Network penetration testing (external & internal), to include vulnerability exploitation and pivoting to gain remote system access. 

• Documenting technical issues identified during security assessments. 

• Secure Development Lifecycle consultancy and advisory. 

• Vulnerability research and exploit development• 

Required qualifications to be successful in this role 
• 3+ years of experience with penetration testing against web and mobile application layer platforms, above and beyond running automated tools. 

• 1-2 years of experience with network/infrastructure penetration testing. 

• 5-10 years of Development and/or source code review experience in C/C++, C#, VB.NET, ASP, PHP, Ruby or Java. 

• Familiarity with application layer assessment tools, such as local proxies and fuzzers. 

• Familiarity with threat modeling and security design review methodologies. 

• A good understanding of Unix, Windows and network security skills. 

• Ability to work both independently and perform as a leader in a team environment. 

• Ability to work remotely as part of a distributed team and travel to client sites when required. 

• Excellent communication skills in English (both written and oral); able to concisely communicate security risks to both technical and business audiences.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED 
• Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related major. 

• Experience working as part of an enterprise development team. 

• Experience developing custom scripts or tools used for vulnerability scanning and identification. 

• Experience with client/server thick client penetration testing. 

• A good understanding of cryptography fundamentals. 

• Produced public facing research and/or delivered presentations at well-known industry security conferences.