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Cyber Security Engineer - Penetration Testing at HPE

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Cyber Security Engineer - Penetration Testing


Job Description:


Hewlett Packard Enterprise leads the industry with its ProLiant and Synergy servers.  With a product line expanding into exciting new areas, HPE is looking for talent that can play a critical role in defining and delivering innovative solutions.
Cyber Security engineers play an integral role in making industry leading ProLiant and Synergy products and solutions secure.  As a penetration test engineer at HPE, you will plan the penetration tests, select, design, and create appropriate tools for testing, and perform the penetration test on computer systems, networks, web-based applications. You will also document your methodologies and gather data to identify vulnerabilities and review findings with the stakeholders. You will analyze the outcome, make recommendations for security improvements, and help define and shape new industry leading security posture for HPE products.  The position offers the qualified candidate the opportunity to work in an exciting, high profile, team-oriented, and fast-paced environment.  The position includes keeping up with the latest in testing and ethical hacking technologies and provides excellent opportunities to gain a wide breadth of experience.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Experience in performing security penetration test, and finding vulnerabilities in commercial software applications and demonstrating found exploits

  • Strong knowledge of software engineering concepts

  • Strong knowledge of information security architecture

  • Solid technical skills in penetration testing and ethical hacking

  • Ability to assess testing tools and methodologies

  • Proficiency in scripting and programming (e.g. Python)

  • Experience with security testing tools such as Kali Linux, MetaSploit, Burp, or ZAP

  • Excellent communication skills both in technical writing and presentation

  • Project planning skills a plus

  • CEH and/or OSCP certification desirable

Critical Competencies:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent code documentation and commenting skills.

  • Excellent debug and troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong software architect capabilities.

  • Ability to innovate and find new ways to solve complex problems.

  • Ability to drive, review, and understand design and requirement specifications.

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects.

  • Customer focused and customer driven.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent.

  • Typically 4-6 years experience.




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    Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.


    HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.