IT Ethical Hacking/ Penetration Test Analyst - Telecommute or Office locations i
Plymouth, MN 
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Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of an Agile penetration testing team, empowered to execute objectives in a thorough and timely fashion
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments on a wide variety of technologies and implementations utilizing both automated tools and manual techniques
  • Network penetration tests
  • Application penetration tests (web, mobile and thick client)
  • API penetration tests
  • Container Penetration tests
  • Effectively communicate successes and obstacles with fellow team members and team lead(s)
  • Create written reports, detailing assessment findings and recommendations
  • Interface with customer contact(s) and staff in a constructive and professional manner
  • Develop subject matter expertise in topics to include: containerization, automation, network, database, wireless and application security assessments
  • Ethically operate with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and applying it in the field
  • Research and analyze known hacker methodologies, system exploits, and vulnerabilities to support methodology development and execution
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively through oral or written communication with all levels in the organization
  • Ability to initiate, design, execute, and complete projects independently with minimal direction
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in penetration testing
  • Demonstrable technical experience with Web Application, Network Penetration Testing
  • Experience with one or more assessment and exploitation tools including:
    • Kali Linux
    • Metasploit
    • Burp Suite Pro
    • NMAP
  • Experience/Working knowledge of at least one programming or scripting language
  • Candidates must be located near one of the office locations: Hartford, CT, Plymouth, MN, Raleigh, NC, and Boston, MA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desired Certification in Information Security - OCSP, CISSP,CISM, CEH, GPEN, GWAPT
  • An understanding of ethical hacking methodologies, application security testing, and industry resources, e.g. OWASP, OSSTMM, NIST publications, SANS/CWE.
  • Experience with FISMA / PCI-DSS compliance, ISO 27000 / NIST SP 800 Frameworks
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with web application concepts, including but not limited to JavaScript, XML, SOAP, REST and AJAX
  • Agile experience in Scrum and/or Kanban

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: IT Ethical Hacking, Penetration Test Analyst, Plymouth, MN, Minnesota, Hartford, CT, Connecticut, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina, Optum


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Day Job
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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