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Vulnerability Assessment Junior Analyst

Job Req ID 24751946 Location(s) Budapest, Hungary Job Type Hybrid Job Category Technology
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Citi's Vulnerability Assessments is responsible for providing Vulnerability Assessment services to all Citi businesses and technology teams globally. The duties of a VA analyst will include manual and automated testing through a defined testing process.The analyst will be identifying weaknesses and vulnerabilities within the Citi infrastructure and applications. Recommend countermeasures to business contacts and developers to resolve identified issues during ethical hacking. Commercial and open source vulnerability assessment tools/utilities are leveraged during these assessments.

The Vulnerability Assessment Junior Analyst role is in the Budapest team, which is part of a larger global team responsible for providing vulnerability assessment to all business within Citi.

What will you do:

  • Providing vulnerability assessment and penetration testing services to Citi businesses globally through a comprehensive testing process.

  • Identifying weaknesses and vulnerabilities within the system and proposing countermeasures.

  • Testing of the overall security of critical infrastructure components and applications to ensure they comply with internal policies, security architecture best practices, and industry standards.

  • Scanning in Citi’s network, and discovering rogue hosts, networks, and devices.

  • Reporting information security vulnerabilities to businesses and senior management.

Your profile:

  • 1-3 years of experience in a Technology Infrastructure role (education/professional) with demonstrated knowledge of operational process change and improvement.

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience.

  • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience.

  • Ability to work with virtual and in-person teams, and work under pressure or to a deadline.

  • The ability to attain a GPEN or CEH certification within 3 years of joining Citi, if not already attained.

The idealcandidate is expected to already be familiar with the majority of the below tools:

  • Vulnerability Assessment tools, e.g. Nessus, Qualys, etc.

  • Deep understanding of OSI model.

  • OS Security, e.g. Unix, Linux, Windows, Cisco, etc.

  • Understanding of common protocols, e.g. LDAP, SMTP, DNS, Routing Protocols.

  • Web application infrastructure, e.g. Application Servers, Web Servers, Databases.

  • Web development and programming languages i.e. Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, and/or .Net.

The following requirements are a plus as we are willing to invest in training and development in the security and vulnerability space:

  • Conducting application vulnerabilities assessments and articulating security issues to technical and non-technical audience.

  • Knowledge of tools and processes used to expose common vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures.

  • Experience using open source and vendor vulnerability assessment tools.

  • Background in a similar role.

  • Understanding enterprise networks.

What we can offer you:

By joining Citi Hungary, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (up to 2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive compensation package and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits that support you (and your family) to be well, live well and save well:

  • Cafeteria Program
  • Home Office Allowance (for colleagues working in hybrid work models)
  • Paid Parental Leave Program (maternity and paternity leave)
  • Private Medical Care Program and onsite medical rooms at our offices
  • Pension Plan Contribution to voluntary pension fund
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to a wide variety of learning and development programs, online course libraries and upskilling platforms, such as Udemy and Degreed
  • Flexible work arrangements to support you in managing work - life balance
  • Career progression opportunities across geographies and business lines
  • Socially active employee communities with diverse networking opportunities

Alongside these benefits Citi is committed to ensuring our workplace is where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self every day.  We want the best talent around the world to be energized to join us, motivated to stay, and empowered to thrive. 

Sounds like Citi has everything you need? Then apply to discover the true extent of your capabilities.


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Job Family:

Information Security


Time Type:

Full time


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