Senior Penetration Tester at Veracode


Senior Penetration Tester – Remote


Our Mission – Securing the software that powers your world. At Veracode, we are focused on that mission every day. Veracode is recognized as a premier provider of SaaS-based application security solutions, transforming the way companies secure applications in today’s software driven world. We provide our customers with a solid foundation on which to build security into their modern agile development processes.

We currently has a unique opportunity with for a Senior Penetration Tester to join our Security Consulting team. This role can work remotely 100% of the time with infrequent travel to client or Veracode facilities as needed (5-10%).Our team is an experienced and highly skilled group of penetration testers that takes direction from some recognizable industry subject matter experts. We will consider experienced applicants at various career levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform penetration testing against many different types of applications and networks.
  • Identify and exploit vulnerabilities in applications and networks.
  • Document technical issues identified during security assessments utilizing standard CWE and CVSS classifications.
  • Research emerging security topics and new attack vectors.
  • Work independently to meet customer and project deadlines.
  • Interact with customers in a collaborative consultative manor to deliver results, provide feedback and remediation recommendations on penetration testing findings.
  • Leverage Veracode’s automated analysis solutions for efficient delivery of focused and comprehensive test formats

Required Skills/Experience:

  • A year or more working in a “work from home” / remote capacity.
  • 5 or more years of penetration testing with 3 or more years of specific application and network / red team penetration testing experience in a consulting environment.
  • Understanding of web architecture and protocols (HTTP(S), TCP/IP, ARP, SMTP, DNS, etc.).
  • Source code review and/or development in at least several of the following languages/scripting languages: C/C++, C#, VB.NET, ASP, PHP, PowerShell, Python or Java.
  • Understanding of how data flows through an application and/or network and connected components (SMTP, LDAP, Database servers).
  • Understanding of common software security issues and remediation techniques (OWASP top 10, SANS top 25, etc.).
  • Familiar with common Windows/Linux commands and scripting.
  • Familiarity with general application and network security concepts.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal.
  • Ability to travel for company related events and potential onsite client work (5-10%).
  • Familiar with OWASP Top 10 and CWE/SANS Top 25 classification systems.
  • Familiar with profiling an application or network, identifying threats, and developing test cases to target identified threats.
  • Familiar with developing proof-of-concept exploit examples to use within reports or live demonstrations.
  • Familiar with documenting and communicating results that may be consumed by both developers and management-level audiences.
  • Familiar with testing web applications, natively compiled binary applications, mobile applications, web services, and testing networks.
  • Familiar with using as many of the tools listed below (open to others not listed):
    • Intercepting Proxies (i.e. Burp Suite, Charles, OWASP ZAP proxy, etc.).
    • Web Service Testing Tools (i.e. soapUI).
    • Disassemblers/Decompilers/Debuggers (IDA Pro, OllyDbg, WinDbg, jad, flare/flasm, SoThink SWF Decompiler, Firebug, etc.).
    • Exploit frameworks (Metasploit, Immunity CANVAS, CORE Impact)
    • Vulnerability scanners (Nessus)
    • OSINT discovery (Shodan, Maltego)
    • IDEs (i.e. Visual Studio or Eclipse).

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Degree from an accredited College or University in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related major
  • Current holder of penetration testing certifications such as OSCP, OSWP, GWAPT, GXPN, GPEN. CREST or Tiger SST certification a plus.
  • 2+ years of professional web-application development or source code review experience
  • Familiar with writing tools to aid in penetration testing.
  • Development experience with multi-tiered Internet applications
  • Development and/or architecture familiarity mobile applications, specifically iOS and Android
  • Experience conducting targeted phishing and related social engineering tests
  • Penetration testing experience with DevOps related technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and CI/CD tool environments.
  • Penetration testing and reverse engineering experience with embedded systems and hardware (i.e. IoT devices)
  • Experience developing custom scripts or tools used for vulnerability scanning and identification
  • Unix, Windows, or networking security experience
  • Development and/or source code review in Flash/Flex and SharePoint Technologies
  • Development and/or architecture familiarity mobile applications, specifically Apple iOS and Android

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