Security Analyst/Consultant

Position:
Platform & Infrastructure
Location:
Dublin, County Dublin
Workday:
Monday to Friday
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

We are looking for Security Analysts/Consultants at entry-level (i.e. graduate) or some experience in web application security, network security and mobile security to join our ever-growing team. Applications are open now to bright and enthusiastic candidates who can work as part of a team and demonstrate their passion for all things security!

The successful candidate will perform security assessments & penetration testing and provide advice with the aim of improving our client’s software applications and systems security.

Candidates can expect ongoing internal training sessions and opportunities to pursue third-party security accreditations and certifications. We also believe that doing is the best way to learn and being part of our security team, you will be engaged in hands-on direct experience with the wider company and our clients.

A socially cohesive team is important to us and we like to keep things informal but professional. Our office ‘beer Fridays’ are popular, coupled with office BBQ’s, frequent social evenings in the city and the occasional ‘away day’ where all staff spend a day in a hotel doing training and brainstorming.

Responsibilities:

  • Become an expert in penetration testing and vulnerability management & intelligence.
  • Perform security assessments and validate vulnerabilities for a wide range of international clients.
  • Perform penetration testing on web & mobile apps, networks, servers, etc. Work between our SOC (Security Operations Centre) and also on client sites.
  • Engage with clients regarding security issues and help them fix them.
  • Assist with reviewing, developing, auditing, testing, and implementation of security plans, products, and control techniques.
  • Evaluate new and proposed security systems, products, and technologies.
  • Participate in the design and development of the edgescan vulnerability management platform.
  • Work as part of a dynamic team in a collaborative environment.

 

Required:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent Third Level Qualification or a demonstration of similar experience.
  • Passion for IT Security and enthusiasm for learning.
  • Ability to work in a team and on your own initiative and the desire to work on escalated issues from other team members.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Reasonable flexibility with working hours (some out-of-hours involvement in tasks may be required).

 

Desirable:

  • Development skills
  • Penetration testing experience (network and/or application). Mobile/Tablet security experience. Security certifications or an M.Sc. in Computer Security is a bonus!
  • 1 + years of experience in a technical role a bonus but not required.

 

Work Remotely

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

 

 

Theo Goyvaerts edgescan

theo.g@edgescan.com

Started his career in Marketing over 12 years ago building websites and running campaigns, Theo started working in the gaming industry running large scale gaming events before moving into cyber security and becoming cyber security consulant. He now combines his knowledge of marketing and cyber security at Edgescan and has founded the Cyber Security News Ireland website and socials.