Penetration Tester

State Farm - Richardson, TX3.8

Penetration Tester - req9241

Are you ready for an exciting and empowering environment? State Farm is looking to add an experienced Penetration Tester to our Vulnerability Assessment & Management team! We are growing our team, and want you to come grow with us! This opportunity would perform Penetration Testing in a large, dynamic enterprise environment, and would 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.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
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 an 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

We Are Looking for Candidates With:
Previous hands-on penetration testing experience with a focus on application penetration testing in an enterprise environment with more than 3 years of experience
Industry certifications like OSCP, OSCE, GXPN, or GPEN are highly desired for this role
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

What You Can Expect:
Office Location - Richardson, TX - located on the north side of Dallas, Texas. Remote arrangements will not be considered for this opportunity, but relocation assistance will be provided!
Full-Time role - weekend not required!
Competitive candidates may be invited to participate in an interview process with our team

What’s In It For You:
Competitive Benefits, Pay, and Bonus Potential
Tuition and Certification Reimbursement: We support opportunities for you to learn and grow
A Learning Culture: Mentoring, Professional Designations, Employee Development, and more!
Volunteer opportunities: Get involved and give back to the community!
We embrace Diversity and Inclusion: We are one team and it is simply the right thing to do!