Cyber-Security Expert Cyber-Security Expert …

ACA Compliance Group
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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ACA Compliance Group
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
The individual in this position is responsible for the successful execution of ACA Aponix client engagements and providing ongoing client support services. The individual in this position is also responsible for evaluating the physical, administrative, and technical security of the IT infrastructure of ACA Aponix clients, by reviewing policies and procedures, and assessing and exploiting vulnerabilities via technical and social engineering tools and techniques.


  • Lead client calls to plan engagements and establish expectations, successfully execute such engagements, and, following completion of engagements, to present findings and provide analysis
  • Conduct on-site or remote application, network, systems and infrastructure penetration tests
  • Review physical security and perform social engineering tests where appropriate
  • Compile written reports and present findings to a range of stakeholders
  • Make recommendations for security improvements
  • Identify ways to improve services, including testing and hacking methods, and ensure such methods are ethical and state-of-the-art
  • Supervise, train, evaluate, oversee, and provide feedback to junior colleagues
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support ACA on various client and internal initiatives


  • Bachelor’s Degree required – major concentration in computer science, information systems, or a comparable field preferred; alternatively three years of information security, information technology, or development experience required
  • Five years of industry experience
  • Good understanding of network protocols
  • Solid technical skills in both information security architecture and penetration testing
  • Ability to assess testing tools and deploy the right ones
  • A solid understanding of ethical hacking
  • Scripting and programming experience preferred
  • Ability to explain findings to non-technical professionals
  • Demonstrated professional integrity
  • Dependable, flexible, and adaptable to new ACA initiatives and changing client needs
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, small-team environment
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Highly motivated and goal oriented; proactive in one’s own education and career progression; volunteers for and shows initiative on both internal and external projects and tasks
  • Dedicated to upholding ACA’s high quality standards and customer service focus
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail  
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and the Internet
  • Willing to travel – up to 50 percent

ACA is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against current or prospective employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, child birth, or a related medical condition, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status, citizenship, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.