Center 3 (19075), United States of America, McLean, Virginia
Principal Associate, Penetration Tester (Remote-Eligible)
Capital One Offensive Security reduces cyber risk by uncovering vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the enterprise cyber environment through coordinated ethical hacking and penetration testing scenarios. This position works closely with team members to plan, coordinate, execute and report on sophisticated ethical hacking exercises, to identify cyber vulnerabilities and reduce the risk posture of enterprise systems. This role will be primarily responsible for performing application and network security assessments and will make recommendations to management on effective countermeasures.
The successful candidate for this position will be part of an exciting and dynamic environment to build and deliver industry leading ethical hacking capabilities to continuously protect and defend Capital One brand, systems and data. Offensive Security is part of the Cyber Operations and Intelligence program and assists with identifying opportunities to enhance Capital One’s information security posture against a broad range of cyber threats, and develop strategies to most effectively address the threats.
Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.
Primary responsibilities for this position include:
Perform penetration testing of APIs, web applications, networks, and cloud services, as well as related applications and infrastructure.
Assess Capital One’s development practices and help drive corporate security standards.
Help triage and test application responsible disclosure findings and newly disclosed vulnerabilities.
Work with developers to improve the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for applications.
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification
At least 3 years of Penetration Testing experience
At least 4 years of experience working in cybersecurity or information technology
At least 1 year of experience with public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP)
5+ years of security testing experience (red teaming, cloud security, application security, or network security)
5+ years of experience with threat modeling concepts and frameworks (CVSS, MITRE ATT&CK, DREAD, or STRIDE)
Penetration testing experience with Internet of Things (IoT) devices, mobile applications, or code review.
Development experience with common scripting/programming languages such as Python, Golang, and C#.
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.
New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $161,900 - $184,800 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Technical
San Francisco, California (Hybrid On-Site): $171,500 - $195,800 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Technical
Remote (Regardless of Location): $137,200 - $156,600 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Technical
Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate’s offer letter.
This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.
Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.
No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.
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