Procter & Gamble Ethical Hacking Penetration Tester - IT in Cincinnati, Ohio
Procter & Gamble is seeking a highly skilled Penetration Tester to join our Ethical Hacking team. This role works in P&G’s mission-critical application and infrastructure environment to proactively identify security vulnerabilities for remediation to help prevent cyber security breaches.
The qualified candidate will have knowledge of hacker tools and techniques, and know how to use them in an ethical manner to proactively safeguard P&G applications, network, and infrastructure from cyber threats. They demonstrate an understanding of intrusion detection and prevention technologies such as firewalls, proxies, honeypots, host intrusion detection/host intrusion prevention, antivirus, and other application, network, and infrastructure monitors and sensors. Experience in both Windows and Linux environments, as well as skills in programming or scripting languages like Python, BASH, Perl, or Ruby are required. This is a full-time position located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Essential Responsibilities The Penetration Tester plays a critical part in proactively protecting P&G’s applications, network, and infrastructure by performing penetration testing of specific enterprise applications and infrastructure components across the globe. This role works with the P&G Incident Response team and other internal organizations to achieve the shared vision of enhancing P&G's cyber security posture. • Conduct penetration testing, identify vulnerabilities, and provide remediation steps. • Effectively communicate technical information to non-technical audiences. • Support incidents and investigations related to cyber security when requested.
Desired Characteristics: • Strong analytical skills, able to leverage complex data to identify opportunities, recognize problems, and draw logical conclusions. • Ability to provide customer-facing support in a professional manner.
Technical Competencies and Experience Technical certification, strong knowledge and experience in the following is highly desired: • Preferred Certifications: CISSP, • Technical understanding of cyber security technologies—tools, techniques, investigations. • Understanding of network architecture, or how networks operate in general. • Familiarity with multiple operating systems, minimally Windows and Linux. iOS and Android a plus. • Understanding of network sensors and host intrusion detection method • Demonstrated experience in one or more computer programming and scripting languages such as Python, BASH, PHP, Java, Perl, or Ruby
• Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical/IT field and/or at least 3 years of relevant experience. • Available to work off hours during the evenings and weekends as required, sometimes with little advanced notice. • The hired applicant must have, or be willing to obtain within 1 year, the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification. Additionally, they must have, or be willing to obtain within 2 years, at least 1 other ethical hacking related certification. P&G provides study preparation and exam cost coverage. • Must be willing to work from the Cincinnati Procter & Gamble office location.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.
Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants for U.S. based positions are generally required to be eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship. Except in rare situations based on Procter & Gamble's sole discretion. Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for permanent residency. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.
Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.
Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.
Job: Information Technology
Title: Ethical Hacking Penetration Tester - IT
Requisition ID: IT 00001063