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Job Details

Job Level Lower Management
No. of positions available 1
Department Information Technology
Industry Information Technology

Job Description

  • Conducting penetration testing exercises on intranet, internet, and web
  • Conducting simulated attacks which replicate real-world exploitation techniques/scenarios
  • Analysing data related to security vulnerabilities
  • Generating reports on findings, risks and recommendations
  • Working closely with technology teams to develop and implement relevant solutions
  • Perform system, network and web application penetration tests regularly as per the schedule and any ad hoc request comes
  • Perform black, gray and white-box Web Application and Web Service penetration testing.
  • Designing and developing test automation scripts.
  • Develop and lead the automation strategy/effort and generate scripts to perform automated testing cycles using Selenium & Appium
  • Design, Execute and analyze automation test scripts & test results for Web applications, iOS, Android & Windows Phone apps
  • Using test automation guidelines.
  • Researching issues in software through testing.
  • Collaborating with QA Analysts and Software Developers to develop solutions.
  • Keeping updated with the latest industry developments.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Security or related field required
  • Relevant certifications such as OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional) and OSCE (Offensive Security Certified Expert)
  • 4+ years of experience in penetration testing and 3+ automation
  • Experience with networking, network protocols, and security infrastructures
  • Familiar with penetration testing methodologies and standards (e.g. NIST, CIS, OSSTMM)
  • Technical background and an understanding of the mobile apps & eco-system
  • Good development/scripting skills in common languages which are Web-driver compatible language such as Java, Objective-C, JavaScript with
  • Node.js, PHP, Python, Ruby, C#, or Perl with the Selenium WebDriver API and language-specific client libraries.
  • Good experience with different Mobile Operating Systems (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)
  • Expertise in bypassing / breaking authentication protocols (Enumeration, Brute-force, breaking application configuration parameters, etc.)
  • Expertise in web session management. Testing of web servers logic and interfaces
  • Expertise with Data Validation for Web Applications to test against vulnerabilities (e.g., ref. OWASP) such as XSS, injections (LDAP, SQL, HTML), overflows, etc.
  • Creative thinker with an understanding of what can really work in a distributed and complex environment.
  • Strong understanding of Windows and Linux environments and networking
  • Ability to collaborate effectively as part of a team, as well as work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interact successfully with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Fluency in English and Swahili required
  • Ability to handle the chaos of a fast-paced startup work culture and a willingness to take on additional tasks and support the work of other team members as necessary to achieve collective goals.
  • Ability to write scripts/tools as required by the job
  • Ability to work with minimal day-to-day direction and must be personally motivated to continually learn new, emerging technologies.

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Company Description

Arifu is a fast growing company that is making life-changing education accessible to everyone by designing and delivering locally relevant skills and information to the least served people. Arifu’s platform provides digital advisory services to all learners no matter where they are or what device they are using.