5+ years of IT experience with 3+ years of experience in information security with specific application penetrating testing experience
Experience in web application security vulnerabilities like Cross-Site Scripting, SQL Injection, Session Hijacking, Cross-Site Request Forgery, etc.
Familiarity with networking concepts, web applications and protocols (HTTP/HTTPS), TLS/SSL concepts
Understanding of network protocols, sockets and network tools, analyzer/sniffer
Good understanding of application and network layer penetration techniques and methodologies like OWASP, NVD-CVE, Sana, etc.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Security certifications like CEH, ECSA, OSCP, etc
Bachelor's degree from a reputed institution
GIAC, GWAPT, GPEN, CEH or CCNA certification a plus
Familiarity with scripting in UNIX Shell, PERL or Python a plus
Self-motivated and able to work in an independent manner