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Job Summary

Knowledge Consulting Group
Washington, DC
Computer/IT Services
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Web Application Security Tester

About the Job

  • Conduct white box security testing to assess and validate application security
  • Monitor and track progress of found vulnerabilities and maintain the history
  • Explain and demonstrate vulnerabilities to application/system owners, and provide recommendations for mitigation
  • Issue reports on assigned application and system scans

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Must be clearable to the Top Secret level.

  • At least 2 years’ experience in web application security.
  • Expert knowledge of information security principles, web applications and a level of familiarity with malicious code and common techniques used by hackers.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, self-motivated; outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Intimate knowledge and hands-on experience using Nessus, Foundstone, Nmap, BurpSuite, including manual techniques.
  • Knowledge of OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 25 and how to effectively remediate vulnerabilities associated with each.
  • Demonstrated manual web application testing experience; for example, you must be able to simulate a SQL inject without tools, simulate XSS attack, X-Path Injection, etc.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology related field of study or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in web application security
  • Solid knowledge of penetration testing methodology and prior experience with programming in one or more server-side technologies such as Java, JSP, PHP, ASP.Net, ColdFusion, Perl, Python, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to verify, through manual penetration testing, each finding to reduce false positives, increasing the accuracy of our reporting.
  • Firm understanding of risk and using CVSS scoring to appropriate classify vulnerabilities.
  • Active member of IT Security user groups with security certification (CISSP, CEH, GWAPT, GPEN, OSCP, CAST, GWEB, OSWE, WAPT etc.)

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