Cybersecurity Analyst & Tester

Visual Knowledge Share Ltd (VKS) is looking for a Cybersecurity Analyst & Tester to identify and help address security vulnerabilities and weaknesses affecting our solutions and our infrastructure.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about breaking into applications, networks, systems, databases and other technologies to uncover security vulnerabilities and help fix them. We are seeking a motivated, hard-working, resourceful individual who has strong analytical and conceptual skills, communication and interpersonal skills, and is also a strong team player. Your work will be dynamic and stimulating, and will take place in a friendly workplace that places great importance on employee health and safety.

Position Summary

  • Position status: Contract
  • Duration: 3 months, extendable
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Salary: To be discussed
  • Work schedule: Full-time, flexible
  • Place of work: Remote

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Use industry standard and proprietary solutions to conduct penetration testing, such as Metasploit, Burp Suite, etc.;
  • Test web services using automated web application scanning methodologies and tools, such as Netsparker, AppSpider, AppScan, Acunetix, Burp Suite, etc.;
  • Test web services using manual in-depth testing methodologies and tools, such as Kali Linux, Core Impact, Wireshark, NMAP, etc.;
  • Keep informed and research new threats, attack vectors, and risks;
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with team members;
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process and software improvements and make constructive suggestions for change;
  • Produce summary and detailed penetration testing reports (for internal and external use).

Experience

  • College diploma or a bachelor’s degree in computer sciences or a related field;
  • At least 3 years of experience with vulnerability and penetration testing;
  • Advanced knowledge of computer and network security;
  • Mastery of penetration testing methodology;
  • Working knowledge of exploit development;
  • Familiarity and ability to test for OWASP Top 10 Vulnerabilities;
  • Advanced Linux experience (we mainly use Ubuntu and CentOS);
  • Knowledge of other operating systems, such as Windows, iOS, MacOS, and Android;
  • Knowledge of scripting and automation, such as Python, Bash, etc.;
  • Experience working in an Agile / Scrum environment;
  • Experience with using GitHub or equivalent source code management solution;
  • Experience with collaboration tools, such as Confluence, Jira, and Google Docs;
  • Professional proficiency in French and English, both oral and written;
  • It's a plus if you have...
    • Professional security certifications, such as OSCP, OSWE, OSWP, GWAPT, AWAE, GPEN, etc;
    • Experience reading source code, such as PHP and JavaScript;
    • Working with databases, such as MySQL and ElasticSearch.


Skills

  • Clear, logical and persuasive communication skills with an ability to work closely with executives and employees at all levels;
  • Ability to work on several projects at the same time;
  • Ability to work independently or in a team;
  • Must possess a high degree of competence, maturity, adaptability, resilience, integrity and initiative;
  • Have a highly entrepreneurial spirit, i.e. a “make it happen” and "never give up" attitude and approach;
  • Be well organized;
  • Have a positive attitude.

Who we are

VKS is a leading Industry 4.0 software company that provides a web platform for sharing interactive work instructions and business intelligence for any industry. Leveraging the power of visual learning, VKS helps companies convert their standard operating procedures into a paperless step-by-step form, complete with images, videos, annotations, documents, and more.

At VKS, we value our customers, innovating with purpose, and providing a healthy work-life balance, with a large emphasis on employee health and wellness. We offer many fun activities ranging from beach volleyball, to bootcamp and yoga classes. We also offer employees the option to work remotely, work in the office, or a combination of both. If your values match ours, we would love to meet you!

What we offer

  • Knowledgeable and highly-skilled team;
  • Training possibilities (on-line and in-person);
  • Great work-life balance;
  • Competitive salaries and advantages;
  • Medical benefits;
  • On-site gym;
  • Team activities & Happy Hours;
  • Sports Leagues;
  • Cafeteria service;
  • Free parking and coffee.

Other names given to this role

  • Information and Network Security Engineer / Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • Penetration Tester and Vulnerability Analysis
  • Red Team Analyst
  • Security Analyst

Can't wait to hear from you!
Come create with us, email your resume to: career@vksapp.com.

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