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Senior Application Penetration Testing Engineer, Offensive Security (C13)

Company: Citigroup Inc
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

About Citi:
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.
As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and in our clients' best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do from keeping the bank safe, managing global resources, and providing the technical tools our workers need to be successful to designing our digital architecture and ensuring our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. We reimagine client and partner experiences to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and efficient services.
Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. We'll enable growth and progress together.
Message from the Team:
The Citi Vulnerability Assessments team is looking for talented individuals who are interested and passionate about application security to join our team. The responsibility of keeping customers information private and secure is our utmost priority. If you are a developer looking to make the switch to Cyber Security or looking to expand your skills, come join the Citi Vulnerability as a member of our world class offensive security team.
The Role:
The Senior Application Penetration Tester is a senior level role responsible for driving efforts to prevent, monitor and respond to information/data breaches and cyber-attacks. The overall objective of this role is to ensure the execution of Information Security directives and activities in alignment with Citi's data security policy.
This role will help ensure that Citi Applications are designed and implemented with a security first approach. You will have the opportunity to test your penetration testing skills against a variety of application technologies.
The ideal candidate will have both a development and security background. Regardless, if you have a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience and meet most of the below listed requirements, then please apply to join our growing team of expert ethical hackers. We hope to have the chance to meet with you soon!

  • Identify opportunities to automate and standardize information security controls and for the supported groups

  • Utilize ethical hacking using tools such as: BurpSuite, AppScan with knowledge of OWASP Top 10, CEW/SANS Top 25

  • Perform vulnerability assessments (full end-to-end, grey-box testing) on a variety of Citi applications (Web, Mobile, Thick Client, and APIs) by manually identifying, researching, validating, and exploiting various known and unknown application security vulnerabilities

  • Test new technologies like Microservices Architecture based applications running on containers/cloud (GCP, AWS, Azure), or Blockchain implementations

  • Conduct Threat Modeling

  • Reduce risk by analyzing the root cause of issues, their impact, and required corrective actions

  • Resolve any vulnerabilities or issues detected in an application or infrastructure

  • Act as a subject matter expert in offensive information security performing dynamic and manual security assessments on applications, networking interfaces, middleware infrastructure, operating systems, databases

  • Drive remediation by outlining a defense-in-depth approach to business stakeholders and providing strategic solutions to developers on effective security controls and counter measures

  • Contribute to the review of internal processes and activities and assist in identifying potential opportunities for improvement and automation

  • Analyze source code to mitigate identified weaknesses and vulnerabilities within the system

  • Review and validate automated testing results and prioritize actions that resolve issues based on overall risk

  • Scan and analyze applications with automated tools, and perform manual testing if necessary

  • Direct the development and delivery of secure solutions by coordinating with business and technical contacts

  • Demonstrate appropriate consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients, and assets by driving compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Citi Policy

  • Apply sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, while escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency


    • 6-10 years' relevant experience per the requirements below

    • Experience around BurpSuite Proxy, AppScan, WebInspect, CheckMarx, BlackDuck, Nessus, NMAP or comparable ethical hacking tools

    • Knowledge of OWASP Top 10, CEW/SANS Top 25

    • Must have or be willing to obtain Industry-accredited security certifications such as: GIAC GWAPT, GPEN, OSCP, OSWE, CISSP, GSSP-Java, GSSP-.NET, or other related certifications

    • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office tools and software

    • Consistently strong technical writing and presentation skills to report and articulate the vulnerability assessment results to any audience

    • Proven influencing and relationship management skills

    • Proven analytical skills


      • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience

      • Master's degree preferred

        This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

        Job Family Group:

        Job Family:
        Information Security

        Time Type:
        Full time

        Primary Location:
        Fort Lauderdale Florida United States

        Primary Location Salary Range:
        $113,530.00 - $170,290.00

        Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
        Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
        Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi ( .
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        Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
        Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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