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Round Rock, Texas

Penetration Tester

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Penetration Tester

Location:  Round Rock, TX

The Dell Security & Resiliency organization (SRO) manages the security risk across all aspects of Dell’s business.  We are currently experiencing incredible growth in order to meet the security needs of the world’s largest technology company.  With team members located in over 15 countries, you will have an excellent opportunity to influence the security culture at Dell and further develop your career. 

Join us as a Penetration Tester on our Security Assurance team in Round Rock, TX to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Penetration Tester, you will conduct and participate in security penetration testing exercises for products and applications in the Dell environment, including enterprise products.  You will collaborate with other internal and external supporting groups on target access and operational issues; and report on and prioritize issues to vendors, security team, and engineering through Dell’s standard escalation processes. 

You should possess expert knowledge of attack surfaces in web technologies, networks, modern compiled applications, and operating systems; and should demonstrate the ability to analyze closed source applications using several off-the-shelf or custom developed tools.  

You will:

  • Develop and maintain tools and techniques for adversarial simulation, vulnerability research, and exploit development
  • Integrate information security controls into an environment to identify risks and reduce impact
  • Provide technical expertise and advice on all areas of security technology, including:  network security, platform security, authentication/authorization systems, application security, security architecture, policy enforcement, and security frameworks
  • Communicate new developments, breakthroughs, challenges and lessons learned to team members and leadership
  • Contribute to the development of cybersecurity strategy, policy, standards, and procedures, including support of the continuous development and maintenance of team frameworks and operating procedures

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • US Citizen - may be required to hold a security clearance
  • 3+ years direct or equivalent experience in areas of penetration testing, exploit development, vulnerability research and fuzzing
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Windows Operating Systems Internals (Kernel, Registry, File system, Windows APIs)
  • Experience with any of the following tools: User and kernel-mode debuggers (Windbg/x64dbg/OllyDbg/Immunity Debugger), IDA Pro, Hex-Rays, Visual Studio, Driver Verifier
  • Experience performing host, network, and web application penetration tests
  • Scripting experience with the ability to develop custom scripts, exploits, and tools 
  • Experience developing detailed penetration testing reports and presentations that can speak to multiple audience types 

Desired Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or a related technical field with 5+ years of Information Security experience; or equivalent professional experience
  • Skilled in relevant programming languages (e.g. ASM, C/C++, C#, Java, Python) 
  • Familiar with the Metasploit framework
  • Source code review for control flow and security flaws
  • Published or presented security research or security advisories 
  • Relevant Cybersecurity Certifications (e.g. OSCP, OSCE, OSWP, OSEP, OSWE, OSED, OSEE, GPEN, GWAPT, GXPN, CISSP) 
  • Cryptography and cryptographic key management concepts 
  • Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards 

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress. 

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more. 

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there.  We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era.  Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today. 

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Employment Opportunity Policy here.


Job ID: R094790

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