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Job ID :
102003
Location :
Charlotte, NC US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

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Job Description

Allstate Information Security is looking to hire a Penetration Test Engineer to join an exciting team and fulfill a high-demand service.  The candidate will perform penetration testing for Allstate infrastructure and in-house developed applications to discover security vulnerabilities and weaknesses and provide remediation recommendations. The team is looking for an experienced tester with a willingness to share knowledge and work with the team to enhance the security posture of Allstate’s applications and systems.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform white and black box testing of in-house applications and systems with a variety of commercial and opensource tools
  • Devise creative and custom exploits, solutions, and techniques to discover vulnerabilities and exploitability of the targets
  • Knowledge-share with team on techniques and results to continuously improve the service offering
  • Create detailed report of findings and recommendations after testing is complete and present to stakeholders
  • Stay up-to-date in current tools, techniques, and vulnerabilities to incorporate into testing practices
  • Mentor junior members of the team in techniques and best practices in ethical hacking and vulnerability analysis

Job Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience with penetration testing
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of:
    • Common attack techniques for web, mobile and services.
    • Common application testing tools including, but not limited to Burp, SQL Map etc
    • OWASP Top 10 iPhone and Android application pen testing – specifically relating to reverse engineering and instrumentation toolsets
    • Pen testing in Agile and/or Extreme development environments
  • Ability to write scripts/tools to assist in testing
  • Experience testing/analyzing applications and networks
  • Understanding of encryption technologies.
  • Understanding of common network protocols
  • Working knowledge with various operating systems
  • Ability to relay detailed technical concepts to a broad range of audiences, via written reports and presentations.
  • Passion for continuous learning, growth, and tinkering

Qualifications (desired)

  • CISSP, GPEN, GWAPT, OSCP, and/or other industry certification is desired but not required.


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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