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Information Security Application Tester

Company: Santander
Location: Holliston
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Information Security Application Tester-2000441DescriptionThe Information Security Application Tester is responsible for detecting threats and vulnerabilities in target systems, networks, and applications by conducting systems, network and web vulnerability assessment / security testing. The Consultant, Information Security identifies the security flaws and weaknesses in the systems that can be exploited to cause business risk, and provides crucial insights into the most pressing issues, suggesting how to prioritize security resources.Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of common software vulnerabilities, such as those in the OWASP Top 10.
  • Experience with CVSS and how to apply
  • Acts as influencer of peers and management. - -
  • Collaborate with technical teams for security incident remediation and communication. -
  • Conducts Penetration Testing (e.g., internal, external, wireless, physical, social, etc.); Post vulnerability assessment, work with various stakeholders to provide remediation to the identified risks and bring the same to closure.
  • Conducts proof of concepts, vendor comparisons and recommend solutions in line with business requirements
  • Conducts risk assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of existing controls and determine the impact of proposed changes to business processes, applications and systems. -
  • Conducts security research on threats and remediation methods.
  • Conducts vulnerability assessment on the target IT Infrastructure, applications and related information assets.
  • Conducts walk-through of the assessment report to the stakeholders and help define remediation plan.
  • Creates process improvement by identifying inefficiencies and solutions for process improvements.
  • Develops and maintains a set of operational and forward looking security metrics
  • Follows a standard methodology to identify and/or detect threats to the IT infrastructure, applications and other information assets.
  • Interacts with partners as needed to explain work product, security techniques, methodology and results to ensure appropriate business value,
  • Oversees monitoring of security reports to identify issues and follow these issues to resolution,
  • Performs web application security assessments (e.g., exploiting web app vulnerabilities such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting, parameter manipulation, session hijacking, etc.,
  • Prepares system security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends; presents reporting for management review.
  • Promotes cross-department collaboration and communication to ensure appropriate processes, procedures and tools are installed, monitored, and effectively operating and alerting,
  • Provides direction and act as an escalation point on projects and issues to other team members,
  • Provides technical security consulting support to address complex business and technology projects and requests.
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.,
  • Works with various teams to follow a pre-assessment plan/ and assessment schedule for every assessment, conduct threat assessment, and deliver an assessment report.
  • Writes clear implementation guidelines for the implementation engineers.QualificationsRequirements:
    • Must have a bachelor's degree-computer science, software dev, info sec, security engineering, etc.
    • Knowledge of common software vulnerabilities, such as those in the OWASP Top 10.
    • Experience with CVSS and how to apply
    • Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) while providing leadership, and guidance
    • Security certifications a plus
    • Experience with application vulnerability scanners such as WebInspect or code review tools such as Fortify a plus
    • Exposure to IT risk management a plusAt Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.Job:Information SecurityPrimary Location:Massachusetts-Dorchester-2 Morrissey Boulevard - 06367 - Columbia ParkOrganization:Technology (5900)Schedule:Full-timeJob Posting:Feb 5, 2020, 5:50:39 PM

Keywords: Santander, Boston , Information Security Application Tester, IT / Software / Systems , Holliston, Massachusetts

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