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Bangalore, KA, IN

Associate Penetration Tester


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About Swiss Re
The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, crafting new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the role
Are you a creative person and looking for a job to make Swiss Re and the world more cyber resilient? This is your chance to join the Cyber Preparedness team within our Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) organization. Preparedness is key and requires talent to understand business critical processes, analytical problem solving, and technical understanding of our constantly evolving threat landscape. It is key to this function to execute penetration tests, drive retesting activities, coordination with external security testing firms globally and defining a long-term strategy. With your contributions, you make Swiss Re's Cyber Defense more cyber resilient and with that, Swiss Re makes the world more resilient!
Your responsibilities will include
• Manage and coordinate planning, execution, reporting, and follow-up activities of web application and infrastructure penetration tests;
• Supervise, track, and report of action items resulting from the penetration tests;
• Compile lessons learned sessions and education material for IT developers and other relevant partners;
• Perform penetration tests and drive remediation and retesting activities;
• Collaborate closely with global teams from IT application owners, information security specialists, and chief information security officers.


About youAt least 2 years of experience in information security and penetration testing;

  • 2-3 years of strong knowledge in VA/PT(Web ,API) with hands-on experience in any programming language ( C, Java, Python, Perl, NET)
  • Industry relevant certifications are a plus (SANS, Offensive Security, elearn Security,CEH etc.)
  • Good understanding of software development and architec-ture;
  • Sound understanding of security frameworks (ISO27001/2, NIST, OWASP Top 10);
  • Experience with vulnerability management and penetration testing tools (BurpSuite, nmap, Qualys, Nessus ,etc);
  • Participation in Bug bounty programs is a plus
  • Analytical thinking, structured approach to address complex matters;
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly and unambiguously to both business and technical audiences;
  • Good communication and writing skills; proficiency in English is required, other languages are a plus;
  • You are a phenomenal teammate, results-oriented, focused and like international relationships;
  • You are curious, like to drive things forward, raise your voice for improvement and possess a great interest in learning new things.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We see you as a curious person with creativity to identify technical and procedural weaknesses in combination with a strong desire to make Swiss Re more secure day by day!

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