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PEN Tester

Alabama, Hoover, 35216 Hoover USA

Apex Systems has a great new opportunity with a financial institution as a Penetration Tester. This is a contract position and will be providing application pen testing for annual tests, new applications, and major upgrades to existing applications. If interested send your resume to Jeremy at Location: Remote Duration: 6 month contract Position: Application Penetration Tester

Primary Responsibilities
  • Conduct penetration tests and vulnerability assessments against a wide array of applications, technologies and platforms
  • Understand, review, and interpret vulnerability assessment and scanning results, reduce false positive findings, and act as security advisor to business unit partners.
  • Create detailed risk assessment reports which explain identified technical and logical security findings, describe potential business risks, and present prioritized recommendations.
  • Contribute to the ongoing enhancement of the company's security assessment capabilities through the development and implementation of improved methodology, processes, infrastructure, tools, and deliverables.
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with team members via formal and informal methods on a regular basis.
  • Familiarity with Metasploit, Contrast, AppSpider, Burp Suite, ZAP, and PumaScan.
  • Scripting with Python, Ruby, PowerShell, BASH, or similar languages
  • An understanding of mapping and scanning applications and systems, including port scanning, identifying services and configurations, spidering, application flow charting, and session analysis.
Skills and Competencies
  • Strong technical skills related to at least one of the following areas: information security, network security, Windows security, UNIX/Linux security, and web application security.
  • Knowledge of system and/or web application vulnerabilities and risk assessment methodologies such as Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) or OWASP Risk Rating Methodology.
  • Familiarity with automated tools used to find system and web application vulnerabilities such as Nmap, Nexpose, Nessus, WebInspect, or Fortify.

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 or

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