What We Need
We are seeking a talented and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Pentester/SOC Analyst. This role offers a unique opportunity to work in both offensive and defensive cybersecurity roles, ensuring the highest level of security for our clients.
As a Pentester/SOC Analyst, you will play a crucial role in safeguarding our clients' digital assets by identifying vulnerabilities in their systems and responding to security incidents. This dynamic position requires expertise in both penetration testing and security operations, making it a unique and exciting opportunity for individuals looking to expand their skills and contribute to the world of cybersecurity.
The position is Malta-based, however, you will be working remotely. So, we have flexible hours and don't expect a 9-5 mentality. Just hit your targets and you'll fit right in!
P.S. Don't expect "flexible hours" to mean we're going to make you work on weekends or at night.
Who You Are
Conduct penetration testing and vulnerability assessments on client systems, networks, and applications to identify and remediate security weaknesses.
Collaborate with the security team to develop and execute penetration testing plans, providing detailed reports and recommendations.
Analyze and respond to security incidents, monitoring network traffic and system logs for signs of compromise.
Investigate and triage security alerts, conduct root cause analysis, and initiate incident response procedures when necessary.
Maintain and optimize security tools, such as SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) systems, IDS/IPS, and firewall configurations.
Assist in the development and implementation of security policies and procedures.
Stay current with emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices, and apply this knowledge to enhance security protocols.
Provide guidance and support to junior SOC analysts.
Knowledge of network and system administration, including Linux and Windows environments.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and a passion for continuous learning in the field of cybersecurity.
Proven experience in penetration testing, ethical hacking, or related offensive security roles.
Strong knowledge of security assessment tools and methodologies.
Experience with security monitoring tools, SIEM systems, and incident response procedures.
Strong communication and teamwork skills.
Familiarity with common cybersecurity frameworks and standards (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001, CIS).
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
Relevant certifications, such as CEH, CISSP, CompTIA Security+, or related certifications, are a plus.
Who We Are
We are a Maltese IT startup focused on cybersecurity solutions. We develop products in the intersection between machine learning and IT security, a very interesting and evolving field.
We also provide security-related services to our customers, such as red-teaming and pentesting, phishing tests, and supplementing our customer's defence teams.
Our customers include telcos and banks who like to keep us on our toes and definitely keep the job interesting.
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Opportunities for professional development and training.
Work in a collaborative and dynamic environment with a focus on innovation.
Contribute to the security of a wide range of clients in various industries.
Chance to make a real impact in the cybersecurity field and protect organizations from digital threats.
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If you are passionate about cybersecurity and have experience in both pentesting and security operations, we encourage you to apply for the Pentester/SOC Analyst role at CyberSift. Join our team and help us ensure the security and resilience of our clients' digital infrastructure.
Send a cover letter introducting yourself and a CV showcasing your skills and experience to:
infosec.careers.malta (at) gmail (dot) com