Sr. Security Consultant

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Cisco Systems Inc.
Architecture, Cisco, Consulting, Development, Firewall, HTML, HTTP, Lifecycle, Medical Device, Networking, Sales, Security, SQL, TCP/IP, Testing, Unix, Windows
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


Sr. Security Consultant


Cisco Advisory Services' Assessment and Penetration Team is at the forefront of securing today's emerging technologies. Consulting activities include analyzing, evaluating, and assessing client web applications, COTS applications, and proprietary and custom applications. Candidate must be capable of analyzing, dissecting, and attacking custom built applications and sites for defects as well as root cause correlation to Secure Application Development Lifecycle improvement.


Basic Function


Perform whitebox (source-based) application security assessments

Perform blackbox application security assessments

Perform application security architecture and risk assessments

Perform secure development lifecycle (SDL) process assessments

Report to clients and assist in remediation of findings from assessments

Develop application security standards and policy documentation

Develop and lead of application security training

Assist clients in developing of application security solutions

Assist in sales, scoping, and marketing of application security engagements

Development of consulting methodologies and process


Required Qualifications


Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in computer security or software development

Experience researching, developing, and applying new technologies and methodologies

Experience with cloud and virtualization environments

Experience with mobile applications and devices

Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.

Intermediate administration skills for Windows and/or Unix systems

Intermediate TCP/IP networking knowledge (including networking architecture, firewall configuration, and DMZ layout)

Advanced Web technology knowledge (i.e., HTTP, HTML, SQL)

Advanced knowledge of the detection, exploit, and prevention of software vulnerabilities (i.e., SQL Injection, XSS, buffer overflows)

Excellent self-tasking skills

Professional certification strongly encouraged

IoT, Vehicle Security Testing, Medical Device Testing, Cellular Network Testing


About Cisco

The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.


Cisco is always looking to identify talented people. If you are reading this posting then we may not have an open job for you right now, however it is highly likely we will in the very near future.


If you are interested in working for Cisco in this capacity then please submit your details and CV or resume against this requisition so that a Cisco representative can contact you directly.


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