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Senior Advisor, Cloud Penetration Testing - 70301BR

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
The Senior Security Advisor will conduct proactive penetration tests / ethical hacks of cloud and software-defined infrastructure, environments and applications according to scope defined by Cloud Enablement and Global Security teams within the Aetna business unit for CVS Health, a Fortune 5 company.

Fundamental Components:
  • Co-ordinate and execute system/network level sophisticated ethical hacking exercises (in coordination with Global Security).
  • Craft and develop scripts, frameworks and tools required for facilitating and executing complex security probes.
  • Work off-hours (nights, weekends etc.) as deemed vital for the successful execution of assessment exercises.
  • Identify network and system vulnerabilities in the infrastructure environment and provide recommended countermeasures or mitigating controls to reduce risk to an acceptable and manageable level

Background Experience:
  • 8 years’ experience in information technology, information security and compliance that includes a combination of technical and project leadership responsibilities.
  • 4 years of demonstrated ability in cloud and software-defined infrastructure technologies including IaaS, PaaS, and software-as-a-service and deep familiarity with cloud security techniques.
  • Solid grasp of network (LAN & WAN) environments and detailed understanding of layer 3 and layer 4 specifications, including IP, TCP, TCP/IP routing protocols and management of ACLs.
  • Prior experience with reverse engineering, malware analysis and forensic tools will be an added advantage
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.​


Additional Job Information:
Position will require penetration testing engagements to occur during non-standard working hours.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.


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