Cyber Security Analyst

Location Northbrook, IL
Date Posted February 7, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Cyber Security Analyst - Northbrook, IL - Full time permanent

Jr. & Mid-Level roles available


Seeking a highly technical penetration tester or ethical hacker with a software development background and domain experience in embedded product and software testing. The Cyber Security Analyst will conduct security assessments, advanced penetration tests, and ethical hacking to identify and demonstrate risks in embedded products and software by performing vulnerability analysis, exploitation, and developing and communicating risk analyses.

Conducts security assessments using automated and ad-hoc tools with manual assessment and exploitation as needed.
Conducts penetration testing against different technological domains including, but not limited to, web and mobile products, embedded and hardware products, wireless products, software, cloud based software, and smart device applications. These technological domains reside in critical infrastructure, nuclear, building automation, lighting, life safety, digital video, large commercial appliances, smart home and automotive.
Assess and calculate risk based on vulnerabilities and exposures discovered during testing.
Create required information security documentation, technical reports and formal papers on test findings, and complete requests in accordance with requirements.
Handle and complete customer projects to the defined requirements in the timeframe required by customer with the highest quality and integrity of work.
Meet and exceed customer’s expectations with projects and other related tests and activities.
Demonstrates a deep interest in learning new technology platforms for security testing.
Keeps abreast of the latest security news, trends, attacks, tools, and techniques.