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IBM Lead Penetration tester _ ethical hacker in Bangalore, India


IBM Cloud Computing is a one-stop shop which provides all the cloud solutions & cloud tools the industries need. IBM Cloud portfolio includes infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) offered through public, private and hybrid cloud delivery models, in addition to the components that make up those clouds.

IBM Cloud ensures seamless integration into public and private cloud environments. The infrastructure is secure, scalable, and flexible, providing customized enterprise solutions that have made IBM Cloud the Hybrid Cloud Market leader with our market leading IAAS and PAAS Platforms. The IBM Cloud platform is the public cloud offering from IBM providing services to global enterprises. IBM Cloud is the Cloud for Smarter Business, built on Open Technology with Developer Tools and supports solutions by Industry. We run the services and workloads from Watson, Blockchain, Services, Security, and IoT.

Ready to help drive IBM's success in the Cloud market? This is your chance to research and learn new Cloud related technology products and services, as well as to design and implement quick Cloud based prototypes while advancing your career in leading edge technology.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Key responsibilities

  • Planning and scheduling the penetration tests.

  • Reviewing the findings of the pentest and mentoring other team mates.

  • Carry out application, network, systems and infrastructure penetration tests

  • Review physical security and perform social engineering tests where appropriate

  • Evaluate and select from a range of penetration testing tools

  • Keep up to date with latest testing and ethical hacking methods

  • Deploy the testing methodology and collect data

  • Report on findings to a range of stakeholders

  • Make suggestions for security improvements

  • Enhance existing methodology material

As a penetration tester Lead you will perform security testing and review of IBM product and SAAS offerings in development and production environment. You will also closely work with IBM product development teams to strengthen the security posture of their products by participating in threat model, source code security testing and share best practices / lessons learnt for secure coding/design. You will also be involved in mentoring other team mates in the same.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Web Application Testing - Basic understanding of HTTP Protocol

  • HTTP Methods, Request/Response Headers, Cookies, TCP/IP connections over HTTP etc..

  • Basic understanding of HTML/JavaScript, Reference Link:

  • Good Understanding of security vulnerabilities. OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities

  • Automated Testing : Must to have knowledge of at least one of IBM AppScan OR BurpSuite scanner. (Good to have knowledge of both the tools.)

  • Should be able to configure automated scanner (such as Login sequence, Manually exploring critical flaws, Policy customization, scan throttling, etc... ) to perform successful scan.

  • Assessment of scanner results and intelligently identifying false positives from the scan results.

  • Knowledge of Burp features mainly, Spider, Intruder, Scanner, Repeater and Extender.

Manual Testing.

  • Should be able to understand the above mentioned OWASP Top 10 categories to perform manual testing.

  • Flaws like, Authentication (session management) testing, CSRF, business logic testing which are not detected by an automated scanner must be identified using manual testing.

  • Understanding of the workflow of the application and identifying the entry points to detect possible vulnerabilities.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Webservice Testing

SOAP/REST APIs testing. Configuring cURL commands and POSTMAN tool to capture the request in automated scanner. Network Testing

Security Certifications

Any of the security certifications such as CEH, ECSA, OSCP, GPEN, GWAPT etc... .

  • None

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