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Web/Mobile Application Security Engineer / PenTester - Long term contract in Chicago, IL

  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary:
    60 $ - 65 $ / Hour
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Modis is currently seeking a Web & Mobile Application Security Specialist / Penetration Tester for an exciting consulting opportunity with one of our best clients located in Downtown Chicago.
Our client is ranked in the top 25 commercial banks in North America, with over 650 branch locations and 15,000 employees (and growing!).   They are seeking an individual to join their Global Information Security & Risk Management team, working to provide hands-on technical expertise for Web & Mobile application security, penetration testing and vulnerability management.
This individual will also be partnering with Systems Analysts and Developers to help enhance web application security from inception - particularly in how applications enable business processes, and the security surrounding those processes.
The primary tasks and responsibilities for this Web/Mobile Application Security Specialist / Penetration Tester will include:
- Working with business partners and stakeholders to identify and define both high-level and low-level security designs and requirements for enhancing the security of applications.
- Making security recommendations on application threats and how to mitigate those threats in development
- Conducting application scans using AppScan, BurpSuite, WebInspect, Cain & Able, Qualys or similar tools
- Conducting security threat & vulnerability assessments
- Preparing gap and impact assessments
- Coordinate security remediation efforts
- Identifying and implementing opportunities for process and control improvement.
- Required Bachelor’s Degree, or the equivalent experience
- CISSP, CEH, Security Certifications are a plus!
- Strong application scanning experience with AppScan, Burp, Qualys, WebInspect, Acunetix, or similar tools
- Strong consultative skills with the ability to coach and explain security to peers & business partners
If interested in this or other IT Security, Risk & Control jobs available through Modis in the Chicago area, please apply today with your most recent resume and contact information – or visit our website at to view any number of the IT jobs we have with our 70+ locations!
Due to the contract to hire nature of this role, all candidates must be able to work directly with Modis on a W2 basis.  Local Chicago candidates are preferred to immediate on-site/ F2F interviews.  Candidates wishing to apply from outside this area are welcome to do so; however, interviewing expenses and relocation assistance is not offered.
Modis is offering an hourly rate of $60 - $65 / hour, including paid holidays, accrued paid time off, 401K match, Commuter Benefits, major medical/dental/vision insurance and more!   

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