Security Consultant

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Department: Consulting Services

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

NetSPI is a fast-growing Information Security Consulting firm operating for nearly 15 years with the largest enterprise organizations. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota—NetSPI provides a variety of server, network, and application penetration testing services. Our team members daily apply their creativity, business knowledge, and technical skills. Opportunities to contribute to new and innovative tools, techniques, and methodologies are always available.  

Job Description:

Consultants have the opportunity to work with clients in many industries including financial services, health care, technology, and retail. Our security consultants are responsible for performing client penetration testing services including internal and external network, web, thick app, and mobile application testing. Candidates should have the knowledge and experience to quickly learn and apply NetSPI methods, standards, and tools. 

Primary Duties:

  • Perform web, mobile, and thick application penetration tests
  • Perform external, internal, and wireless network penetration tests
  • Create and deliver penetration test reports to clients
  • Collaborate with clients to create remediation strategies that will help improve their security posture

Additional Duties:

  • Research and develop innovative techniques, tools, and methodologies for penetration testing services
  • Help define and document internal, technical, and service processes and procedures
  • Contribute to the community through the development of tools, presentations, white papers, and blogs

Core Competencies & Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with Application Security and/or Penetration Testing
  • Familiarity with offensive toolkits used for network and application penetration testing
  • Familiarity with offensive and defensive IT concepts
  • Knowledge of Linux and/or Windows administration
  • Up to 25% travel

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred with a concentration in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or IT
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: Ruby, Python, Perl, C, C++, Java, and C#
  • Knowledge of network protocols and design
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • GXPN, GPEN, OSCP, CISSP, GWAPT or similar certifications
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