Penetration Tester

State Farm - Richardson, TX3.8

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Job Title:
Penetration Tester

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Employment Type:
Regular Full-Time


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Richardson, TX

Job Details:
Are you ready for an exciting and empowering environment? State Farm is looking to add experienced Pen Testers to our Vulnerability Assessment & Management team! We are growing our team, and want you to come grow with us!

The ideal candidates we are looking for would include those with a strong background in Information Security with at least 3-5 years of Penetration Testing experience in an enterprise environment. Industry certifications like OSCP, OSCE, GXPN, or GPEN are highly desired for this role.

Primary Assignment:
Perform Penetration Testing in large dynamic enterprise environment. Help State Farm find & manage vulnerabilities across people, process & tools by leveraging an adversary's Techniques, Tactics & Procedures (TTPs) to find & fix actual gaps in defense-in-depth.

  • Conduct network, infrastructure and application penetration tests to take the vulnerabilities out of the theoretical realm to truly demonstrate the risk.
  • Use existing tools as well as self-created tools to be able to achieve the penetration testing objectives including but not limited to creating & customizing exploits and reversing binaries to find security vulnerabilities
  • Collaborate with various business partners including, but not limited to the blue teams, lines of business & control owners to make sure the impact of the risk is understood and managed.
  • Establish excellent trust with the cyber defenders to make sure assessment activities improve the overall security posture of State Farm.
Previous experiences:
  • Previous hands-on penetration testing experience with a focus on application penetration testing in an enterprise environment with more than 3 years of experience
  • Excellent understanding of the state of information security, including, but not limited to TTPs of the attackers & techniques used in recent breaches.
  • Strong experience in scripting, especially Python