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Capital One Senior Associate, Offensive Security in Chicago, Illinois

77 West Wacker Dr (35012), United States of America, Chicago, Illinois

Senior Associate, Offensive Security

Capital One Offensive Security reduces cyber risk by uncovering vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the enterprise cyber environment through coordinated ethical hacking and penetration testing scenarios. This position works closely with team members to plan, coordinate, execute and report on sophisticated ethical hacking exercises, to identify cyber vulnerabilities and reduce the risk posture of enterprise systems. This role will be primarily responsible for performing application and OS security assessments and will make recommendations to management on effective countermeasures.

The successful candidate for this position will be part of an exciting and dynamic environment to build and deliver industry leading ethical hacking capabilities to continuously protect and defend Capital One brand, systems and data. Offensive Security is part of the Cyber Operations and Intelligence program and assists with identifying opportunities to enhance Capital One’s information security posture against a broad range of cyber threats, and develop strategies to most effectively address the threats.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Perform penetration testing of applications and related infrastructure (API endpoints, databases, payment, etc.).

  • Assess Capital One’s development practices and help drive corporate security standards.

  • Help triage and test application responsible disclosure findings and newly disclosed vulnerabilities.

  • Work with developers to improve SDLC for applications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience performing penetration testing

  • At least 1 years of information security experience in one or more of the following areas: vulnerability management, security operations, security architecture, application security, or network security

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • One or more of the following certifications: OSCP, OSCE, OSWP, CMWAPT, GPEN, GWAPT, GMOB, GAWN, GXPN, GCIH, CPT

  • 1+ years of experience with threat modeling concepts and frameworks (CVSS, MITRE ATT&CK, DREAD, STRIDE)

  • 1+ years of experience with scripting or compiled languages

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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