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Cyber Security Specialist - Penetration Testing

Job Title: Cyber Security Specialist - Penetration Testing
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Macquarie Park, New South Wales
Salary: AU$850 - AU$950 per day + super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH4799_1580796233
Contact Name: Henry Brosius
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 04, 2020 17:03

Job Description

The Company

This large enterprise organisation based in Macquarie Park have an immediate need for an experienced Cyber Security Specialist to join their Applications & Security team.

The Role:

As a Cyber Security Specialist, you will be highly experienced with application penetration testing and will work with security architects, developers and administrators on a long-term cyber security uplift project with the goal to improve the application security maturity level within the organisation.

Your specific responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitating application vulnerability scans and third-party penetration testing.
  • Perform web-asset discovery, reconnaissance, threat investigations and intelligence.
  • Provide proof of concept demonstrations for exploitable vulnerabilities.
  • Manage, monitor and track remediation plans
  • Liaise with internal and external clients to provide high-quality requirements, functional specifications, business support process models.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of security industry domain experience.
  • 2+ years dedicated advanced web application penetration testing experience.
  • Experience with internal, external, web application and database vulnerability assessments.
  • Advanced knowledge of Web application firewalls.
  • Good scripting and programming skills across Bash, Python or Perl.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and encryption protocols including SSL/TLS and PKI.
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps process and CI/CD tools.
  • Any experience with Red Teaming or OSCP certification will be a plus.


This is an excellent opportunity to work with a prominent enterprise organisation on interesting and challenging projects.

You will enjoy a highly competitive contract rate, long-term contract, high potential for continued extensions and will be conveniently close to public transportation.

If you enjoy gaining and advancing software security assurance knowledge around industry leading tools and techniques and thrive on developing long-term relationships with subject matter experts and stakeholders, this will be the perfect role for you.

How to apply

Please click on the APPLY button and we will happily review your application against our clients' requirements.

Please note: we prefer MS Word formatted resumes please.

Please only apply if you have valid Australian residency or citizenship.

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