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Pen Tester

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Pen Tester

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance

City: Knoxville, Tennessee, US United States

Position ID: J0621-2702

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:


Pen Tester should have good understanding of executing a pen testing and setting up a test plan. Will be responsible for implementing, and supporting pen testing systems and strategies. Ensure that the application doesn’t shut down or fail under attacks/ external load and that no data/ security breaches occur.

This role must be located at one of the following locations: Knoxville, TN; Wayne, NJ; Tampa, FL

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Plan and create penetration methods, scripts and tests

• Carry out remote testing of a client's network or onsite testing of their infrastructure to expose weaknesses in security

• Simulate security breaches to test a system's relative security

• Create reports and recommendations from your findings, including the security issues uncovered and level of risk

• Advise on methods to fix or lower security risks to systems

• Present your findings, risks and conclusions to management and other relevant parties

• Consider the impact your 'attack' will have on the business and its users

• Understand how the flaws that you identify could affect a business, or business function, if they're not fixed.

• Understand Programming languages (such as SQL, C ++, JavaScript, Ruby, and Python)

• Understand Security assessment tools (such as Aircrack-ng, Burp Suite, SQLmap)

• Understand Security frameworks (such as NIST, SOX, HIPPA)

• Understand Operating systems (such as Linux, Unix, Windows)

• Carry out remote testing of a client's network or onsite testing of their infrastructure to expose weaknesses in security

• Ability to perform vulnerability assessment and work collaboratively with cybersecurity team

• Hands on experience in analyzing and reviewing test strategy for penetration testing

• Create reports and recommendations from your findings, including the security issues/vulnerabilities uncovered and level of risk

• Hands on experience in Security assessment tools (such as Aircrack-ng, Burp Suite, SQLmap)

• Excellent exposure to Security frameworks (such as NIST, SOX, HIPPA)

• Excellent exposure to understand and analyze technical architecture

• Certifications in penetration testing is good to have

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Experience with Performance Testing with core and retail banking applications

Skill Set/Years of Experience/Proficiency Level

Pen Testing



Reporting/ Process Improvement



Analyze vulnerabilities




Team Oriented, client facing skills, able to collaborate with multiple teams.

Skill Set/Years of Experience/Proficiency Level




TestComplete, Qmetry, UFT, QTP



Burp Suite, Nmap, Metasploit



Pen Testing



Minimum Education Required:

Bachelors Degree

What you can expect from us:

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At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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