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Senior Engineer, Vulnerability Management & Pen Testing


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 14 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  7647

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Senior Engineer, Vulnerability Management & Pen Testing to join our team at the Parsippany - 14 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Job Summary

The Sr. Engineer role for Vulnerability Management and Pen Testing actively protects the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of customer, employee, and business information. This is accomplished through performing two major functions within our team: enterprise wide vulnerability management and penetration testing.   The role will, within these functions, help manage the day-to-day operations of our vulnerability management program by identifying key vulnerable areas within our organization through various tools and procedures, report on these vulnerabilities, and provide recommendations around remediation.  These functions will contribute to measuring Wyndham’s overall risk and help determine any gaps.  This position will interact with all levels of technical and business personnel to provide security analysis and recommendations while remaining sensitive to business requirements.

  • Daily Operations of enterprise vulnerability scanning tools & support infrastructure.
  • Support the technical analysis and recommendations for remediation of OS and Network
  • Support regulatory and productivity reporting using detailed data gathering and analysis
  • Conduct formal penetration tests on assets, networks and applications to identify weaknesses and or vulnerabilities using approved standard methodologies
  • Create written reports, detailing assessment findings and recommendations
  • Understand and operate application security vulnerability scanning tools and report on findings

Once acclimated to the organization, this role would have decision-making authority around the operations of the team tools and systems, including continuous improvements for operations and efficiencies.  This role would also have decision making authority during the consultation of various teams around vulnerability remediation.   It is expected that this role should be able to operate independently within 6 months with day-to-day operations, and within 10-12 months operating in the field for penetration tests.   There are no supervisory responsibilities expected for this role.

Every day the information security team works towards securing the information technology of our organization.  Within this team, we work tirelessly to ensure that technical security gaps are identified through various automated and manual tests and track those findings through remediation.  This role will help manage the scope of vulnerabilities detected, those that need further research, and those that are ready to be escalated for remediation.  This cycle paired with proper resources are critical to manage this type of cybersecurity assessment to actively protect the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of customer, employee, and business information.

Abilities & Competencies

• Experience with vulnerability management solutions such as Rapid7, Tenable, or Qualys
• Experience and understanding of system vulnerabilities, exploits, POC code.
• Experience as an offensive penetration tester, including frameworks, procedures, and tools such as Metasploit, Cobalt, etc.
• Experience with social engineering testing
• Practical experience with Windows and Linux operating systems
• Experience in Wireless and Network assessment in enterprise infrastructure
• Solid understanding of security controls assessment techniques and computer networking
• Familiar with Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure, computing, and security.
• Experience with common programming or scripting languages such as Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, PHP, etc
• Familiar with offensive TTPs (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures) including post-exploitation and lateral movement
• Familiar with the fundamentals of web applications including authentication, session management, requests, form submittal, etc.
• Understanding and ability to exploit Cross Site Scripting, SQL injection, and other common vulnerabilities
• Excellent report writing skills and oral communication skills.
• Passionate about new technology and ideas
• Creative thinker and excellent collaborator.
• Ability to travel to 15% -- domestic and international on-site penetration tests.
• Interested in offensive security, cybercrime, incident response

Education & Experience

• B.A. or B.S. from a four year accredited university
• 3+ years of cyber security experience
• Experienced Penetration Tester – GIAC GPEN Certification, a plus

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Parsippany - 14 Sylvan Way14 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark