Senior Engineer - Penetration Testing

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Aug 29, 2018
Closes
Nov 08, 2018
Category
Engineering
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: PRIMARY FUNCTION

As part of the Cyber Security Operations team, Security Testing Services is responsible for ad-hoc and ongoing penetration tests of Target Technology solutions. Our services support our commitment to ensuring the safety and privacy of our guests. Our techniques include both manual and automated test procedures across all segments of Target Information Technology and our Business Pyramids. Core domains included in our scope of test procedures include enterprise applications, web applications, mobile applications, databases, point of sale applications and infrastructure, retail store applications and infrastructure, mobile devices, network and cloud infrastructure, server, mainframe, directory services, and IoT devices.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·Consult, design, and execute penetration tests against Target applications and infrastructure

·Identify and document security vulnerabilities in client/server, web, and mobile applications, as well as network, systems, and mobile infrastructure

·Report vulnerabilities using our standardized reporting structure

·Assign vulnerability scores utilizing the common vulnerability scoring system (CVSS)

·Assist in the prioritization of findings based on risk

·Partner closely with Target Cyber Threat Intelligence to quickly determine the relevance of emerging Cyber Threats across our environment and the risk the pose to Target

·Consult with application and system owners to define remediation requirements and timelines

·Validate the completeness and effectiveness of remediated vulnerabilities

·Work with third parties to coordinate and/or conduct penetration exercises

JOB REQUIREMENTS

·2+ years of experience performing security testing or a strong passion to learn

·Experience in one or more of the following areas: automated vulnerability identification, manual penetration testing, network security testing, reverse engineering, IoT security testing, hardware security testing, or application security testing (e.g. web, mobile, API)

·Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

·BA or BS degree in Information Security, Cyber Security, Computer Science or related field or commensurate experience

·Software development experience

·Demonstrated history of identifying advanced vulnerabilities independently



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