Security Testing at Cognizant

  • Full Time
  • Pune
  • Salary (₹): Not Disclosed

Website Cognizant

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world’s leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 75 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 211,500 employees as of December 31, 2014, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter: @Cognizant

Tagged as:, C++, communication, java, mysql, PHP, secure code review, security, software development, vulnerability scanning

CTC: Not Disclosed
Job Position: Security Testing Engineer
Required Experience: 6-8 years
Job Responsibility:
  • Perform secure code review of software applications, developed in various languages (i.e. Java, ASP, .NET, C++, C#,  PHP etc)
  • Co-ordinate with multiple Development Teams to understand application architecture, perform threat profiling, to be able to perform a comprehensive manual code review.
  • Analyze vulnerabilities, perform an impact analysis and risk determination.
  • Successfully lead and execute projects, mentor and train resources with focus on enhancing their skill sets.
  • Secure code review –Checkmarx, HPFortify, IBMAppScan Source edition.
Required Skills:
  • At least 4 years of experience in application security testing (Web/ Thick client), Infra Penetration Testing and secure code review.
  • Good knowledge of security technologies for secure software development such as cryptography, authentication techniques and protocols etc.
  • Should be proficient in Application Security Concepts, familiar with OWASP Top 10, SANS top 25 and other security best practices.
  • Basic understanding of the following protocols/technologies HTTP, SOAP/REST, SSL/TLS.
  • Experience in work with relational databases like ORACLE, MS-SQL, MySQL etc.
  • Should have excellent communication Written, Oral and presentation skills.
  • Security certifications CISSP, CEH is desirable
  • Experience in secure software development standards, process, techniques and tools.
  • Tools: Proficiency in most of the tools in each category
  • Web application vulnerability scanning tools - IBM AppScann, HPWebInspect, Burpsuite Pro
  • High level programming languages :Java, C, C++, .NET
  • Development Knowledge – ASP.NET, ASP, PHP, J2EE, JSP
  • Database scanning : NGS & Scuba
  • Vulnerability scanning tools : Qualys, Nessus,

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