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Senior Web Security Specialist Full-time

at Prowareness Software Services in Banglore (Published at 20-05-2015)


Our headquarters is located in Delft, Netherlands. There are more than 200+ Prowareness employees across three continents, each of whom make their own contribution to fulfill our Goal.
Prowareness is based in Netherlands and India and is headed by Vikram Kapoor and Rahul Sah respectively. They hired professionals who helped the company grow and evolve. This became an international IT Services firm servicing customers globally with unrivaled passion for creating quality products and solutions.

Our goal is to work with our customers as partners, whether to help them create international quality software products with our Agile software development teams for them to achieve market domination, or to help them deploy Agility in their organization with our experiences Agile Consultants that sets them apart from their competition.

Roles & Responsibilities:

This position is for a Web Security Specialist at Prowareness. The Web Security Specialist will primarily involve in performing Information Security Assessments of Web-based applications including threat modelling, Penetration Testing, Perform Static and Dynamic Analysis of Web based applications, Code reviews, Develop tools and Automation for Security Testing, provide insights into issues by identifying which flaws can be exploited to cause business risk. It is a unique and challenging role that calls for a strong passion for security, technology and quality, while providing an immense opportunity to design and develop wide-reaching tools that will help in these efforts. They will also be responsible for driving the security practices that would be followed by team as per the secure development lifecycle (Agile SDL).

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

• Hands-on experience in performing security assessments of web-based applications including threat modelling, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing.
• Knowledge of current information security threats.
• Knowledge of security bug classification frameworks such as CVSS and DREAD, and experience applying security bug classification methods.
• Development and/or vulnerability testing experience with web frameworks.
• Experience with vulnerability scanners, as well as with web application testing tools such as Burp, OWASP Zap, Nessus, Nmap, NeXpose, Metasploit.
• Experience with Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM) methodologies and tools
• Experience with software development programming languages such as ASP.NET, C#, Perl, Python, PHP.
• Extensive Hands-on experience in ASP.NET MVC 3+, Web API, WCF, and JavaScript.
• Develop POCs to demonstrate security issues

Desired Qualification & Experience:

• Bachelor/Master Degree in Computer science & engineering.
• Over 4+ years of relevant web, mobile security experience, security assessments, source code analysis, application security vulnerability research, vulnerability management mitigation and remediation.
• Certifications: CEH, OSCP are preferable.
• Agile model (Scrum) understanding & experience.
• Ability to work independently with a team of engineers locally and peer teams abroad with minimum guidance.

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