Penetration Testing Consultant


  • Job ID:

    3800
  • Pay rate range:

    $65 - $75
  • City:

    Chicago
  • State:

    Illinois
  • Duration:

    05/29/2022 - 08/29/2022
  • Job Type:

    Contract
  • Job Description

    Penetration Testing Consultant | REMOTE

    • Pay: $65-$75/hr (W2)
    • Start Date: ASAP
    • Contract Length: 3+ months (contract to hire a possibility)
    • Location:  Remote

    Our large Public Accounting client is seeking Penetration Testing Consultants to join their practice. The Penetration Testing Consultant will be responsible for providing penetration testing knowledge to execute cybersecurity projects. This role will conduct Internal and External Penetration Assessment as well as execute Cybersecurity Assessments.

    Responsibilities of the Penetration Testing Consultant: 

    • Perform Penetration Assessments against internal and external corporate networks
    • Perform network reconnaissance activities and acquire OSINT to support engagements
    • Identify vulnerabilities within Windows Active Directory and perform exploits to acquire related information or credentials
    • Execute local system privilege escalation attacks on Windows Systems
    • Perform network-based attacks
    • Evade malicious code detection solutions during advanced engagements
    • Prepare reports or other necessary documentation to detail results of evaluation
    • Make recommendations for corrective actions

    Requirements for the Penetration Testing Consultant:

    • Bachelor's degree required in Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Computer Science, or similar discipline
    • Minimum 2+ years of penetration testing experience
    • Financial Services experience strongly preferred
    • CISSP, OSCP, CREST Penetration Testing, or equivalent certification preferred
    • Experience performing Penetration Assessments against internal and external corporate networks
    • Familiar with various attack frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK
    • Experience with Windows Active Directory and related exploits/misconfigurations
    • Experience performing local system privilege escalation on Windows Systems
    • Experience performing network-based attacks such as protocol abuse and redirection attacks
    • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL database functionality and exploitation
    • Familiarity with evading malicious code detection solutions

    Technology Skills Preferred for the Penetration Testing Consultant:

    • Microsoft Windows and Kali Linux
    • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy
    • Network architecture and protocols: TCP, UPD, IP, HTTP(S), DNS, NetBIOS, LLMNR, SMB, SSH, IPSec, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, TLS, and others
    • Microsoft SQL Server, VMware, Azure, AWS
    • Penetration Testing tools: Burp, Nmap, Metasploit, Empire, Cobalt Strike, and others
    • Intrusion Detection, Intrusion Prevention, Security Information and Event Management solutions
    • Cryptographic tools, suites, and algorithms

    #PCIT #LI-REMOTE

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