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14 Nov 2021

Freelance Web Application Penetration Tester

GCJ – Posted by Jeffery Raskin Coppell, TXWill also consider Tampa, FL OR Jersey City, NJ

Job Description

Web Application Penetration Tester is responsible for hacking the web applications and APIs ethically, discover the exploits, assign the risk rating using CVSS score and report the vulnerabilities.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Understand the application architectural components, business purpose of the application and code at high level
  • Understand the threat and vulnerabilities reported in Threat Modeling, Static Code Analysis & vulnerabilities reported through open source scans
  • Perform Pentest on Web Applications, APIs & Mobile Applications using block-box testing tools, in-depth penetration tests (using shell scripts and manual testing techniques), DAST & SAST scans
  • Perform secure code reviews and code weakness w.r.t configuration, authentication mechanism, user data or roles definitions that could be exploited
  • Writing executive & detailed reports with the findings and recommendations
  • Assisting in the development of in-house testing tools and processes
  • Researching and learning about information security trends, new testing techniques, and best practices, and share findings with the team
  • Perform Red Team activities


  • 7 years of experience in Application Penetration Testing
  • Financial Services Industry experience
  • Proficiency with Application Security best practices
  • Experience working with any markup languages and shell scripts

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Proven knowledge of OWASP Top 10 & SANS Top 20
  • Proven knowledge of application security methodologies, policies, standards and best practices
  • Ability to explain and articulate technical concepts using both technical and non-technical language
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, coupled with ability to be versatile and flexible
  • Sound business judgment and the ability to work successfully with all levels of management
  • Excellent grammar and style skills; ability to adapt writing style for different audiences and media

Job Categories: Penetration Tester. Job Types: Freelance.

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