Sr Engineer - Security Testing Services (Pen Testing and AppSec Testing)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Mar 24, 2022
Mar 30, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. We're the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target's passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world's best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies-and the brightest people-to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile and creative. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business, and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely and reliably from the inside out.

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 on the Security Testing Services team, you will work with multiple teams to help determine which applications and processes should be tested, and how we will test those products/processes. You will organize, lead, and complete penetration testing within Target's vast technology environment, serving as a security subject matter expert for the teams you test as well as more junior Engineers on the STS team. As a Senior Engineer, you'll stay current with new and emerging vulnerabilities and attack patterns, and work with other security teams to ensure that Target and our guests can do business safely. You'll keep up to date with Target's technical capabilities, infrastructure, and environment in order to provide the most informed recommendations possible.

About you:

· 3+ years of experience in information security roles, with 1+ years in a penetration testing role

· Potential Certifications could include: AWAE, CISSP, GPEN, Masters of Information Security, OSCP, OSCE, GXPN

· Experience with creating and scoping penetration test plans

· Demonstrates expertise in common penetration testing tools such as nMap, BurpSuite, Kali, etc.

· Experience with independently penetration testing web applications, infrastructure, APIs, and at least one other testing category

· Knowledge of how to read and create scripts to automate simple tasks

· Communicates and coordinates with product team, partners, and stakeholders

· Maintains deep technical knowledge within areas of expertise

· Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

· Promotes a learning culture through mentoring and coaching

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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