Senior Engineer - Security Testing Services - Penetration Testing

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jun 01, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
The core role of Security Testing Services is to provide
Penetration Testing and Application Security Testing services to Target's
product teams. The Penetration Testing Team is responsible for the automated
and manual analysis of systems and applications in an effort to identify
security flaws. The team proactively finds security vulnerabilities and
strengthens security offerings using coordinated simulated attacks against
Target-owned systems and resources using pre-defined and approved methodology.
As a senior engineer, you will independently conduct pentests, and suggest
improvements to the testing process. You will detect and exploit
vulnerabilities manually, and develop tools and techniques to assist the team
with improving skills and capabilities. You will also have the opportunity to
present and contribute to Target's overall security learning and posture.

  • Preferred Experience:

    2 - 5 years experience in a combination of
    the following:

    • Information Technology (i.e. Helpdesk /
      Systems/Platform Engineering, software development)
    • Information Security - Offensive or Defensive
    • Pentesting
    • 2-4 years of college/vocational education in
      the field or equivalent experience
    • Formal training in the course of employment

      Generalist Certifications:
    • SANS certifications (GSEC/GCIH/GICSP/etc)

      Basic scripting / development experience

      Desired Skills:

      Understand intermediate computing concepts
      such as:
    • Application Architecture (two tier / three
      tier / microservices)
    • Network Segmentation
    • Protocol recognition (i.e. SSL/TLS, SSH)

      Basic to intermediate usage of security tools
      such as:
    • Kali Linux
    • Nmap / Nessus
    • Burp / ZAP
    • Wireshark / TCPDump

      Technical Communication Skills (written and
    • Understanding of vulnerability
    • How risk ratings should be applied.
    • Knowledgeable of OWASP Top 10 and Mitre
      Attack Framework

      Understand how testing tools and technologies

      Proficient with at least one operating


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