Senior Test Engineer – Cloud & Virtualization

| Austin

Description

Senior Test Engineer – Cloud & Virtualization

 

NSS Labs, Inc. is the global leader in operationalizing cybersecurity. Through continuous security validation and global threat discovery and automation, NSS Labs empowers enterprises to reduce the operational burden of cybersecurity and address crucial gaps in their cybersecurity efforts. Informed by our experience and strong foundation of security product validation, NSS Labs offers CAWS, a cyber threat protection platform that provides businesses with visibility into the cyber kill chain and automated insights into active threats. With global visibility into active threats and vulnerabilities, CAWS delivers a unique cyber risk rating that makes cybersecurity measurable and helps enterprises focus their resources in the areas that make the most difference. Combined, this information enables businesses to continuously monitor and respond to threats, strengthen their cybersecurity posture, and have confidence that they are appropriately securing the enterprise. CISOs, security operations teams, threat researchers, and information security professionals from many of the world's largest and most demanding enterprises rely on trusted insights from NSS Labs. For more information, visit www.nsslabs.com.

 

We are currently seeking a Senior Test Engineer in Austin, Texas to interact directly with vendors to generate, analyze, and document performance and security metrics for many different security products. This position works closely with many functions within the company to develop new tests, build out and maintain new test environments, and execute and maintain existing tests. As the expert, responsible for testing a security technology from harness concept through to operation and maintenance, this individual will support the objective, scientific, fact-based approach to testing enterprise security technologies that the market has grown to respect and depend on.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Development of test methodology and test cases that assess the efficacy of a security technology as it pertains to enterprise use cases
  • Build out test environments, including installation of systems and products
  • Conducting and/or overseeing on-site and remote vendor engagements
  • Adherence to all test Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) including, but not limited to, test development best practices, test development workbook completion, scorecard development and engagement notes capture.
  • Participate in the creation of thought leadership pieces (delivered as webinars or research papers) that assist enterprises in their decision making
  • Communicate findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Engage with and support enterprise clients to ensure the use cases and testing represent the challenges faced in product deployment

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Expertise with one or more of our core Technology Areas: Cloud, Virtualization, IOT, Endpoint Security typically obtained in 3-5 years.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with security technology, whether network, endpoint, or operational forensics
  • Expert troubleshooting skills in MS Windows and Unix/Linux environments
  • Expert TCP/IP networking, networking architectures, and troubleshooting skills, including IPv6
  • Knowledge of RFC standards, specifically RFC 2544 and RFC 5180, and how they apply to networked devices
  • Packet analysis and network protocol dissection skills, using tools such as Wireshark/Ethereal
  • Good knowledge of network device performance testing
  • Good knowledge of network security device design
  • Hands-on experience configuring server hardware and deployment of MS Windows and Linux operating systems
  • MS Windows and Linux network administration experience
  • Awareness of SDLC and quality assurance and how these relate to product testing
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional presentation and communication skills
  • Comfortable working with third-party vendors

Preferred Skills:

  • Software development background
  • Good understanding of security software testing
  • Scripting experience in Powershell, Python, Java, VBScript, Perl, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience with network and security performance testing equipment, both hardware and software (e.g.,BreakingPoint and other Ixia products, Spirent/Mu Dynamics, Tomahawk, etc.)
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance: GLBA, SOX, PCI, HIPAA and Assessment Services a plus
  • CISSP or other professional certifications

At NSS Labs, we hire innovative and talented individuals with a passion for leading-edge technology. We have a culture of innovation, where quality, originality, and “thinking outside the box” are encouraged. Our leadership fosters professional growth and support, all within a fast-paced environment. 

 

Located in Austin, Texas, NSS Labs offers its team members competitive compensation, medical and dental, and 401(k) benefits. If you feel you have the passion, dedication, and expertise that match our unique company, apply to join our team!Please send our resume to [email protected] 

 

Third party resumes are not currently being accepted. NSSLabs, Inc. will not pay a fee for unsolicited resumes. 

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Location

We are located in the beautiful Barton Creek greenbelt with easy access to walking/hiking trails and bike paths and just a 10 min., drive to downtown.

What are NSS Labs Perks + Benefits

NSS Labs Benefits Overview

A high percentage of the employee cost of medical/dental/vision insurance is paid for by NSS Labs. This can be a savings of hundreds of dollars a month to our employees.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
We have an onsite gym that is available to all employees free of charge.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
All NSS Labs employee are eligible for an annual performance bonus that is based on company performance and paid out according to those achieved goals.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
NSS Labs unlimited paid vacation policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, providing they have pre-approval from their manager.
Paid Holidays
Yes! We have 10 paid company holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
We are in Austin, the land of flip flops.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Remember when "they" used to say that in life there was no free lunch? Well, there is FREE LUNCH here at NSS Labs, everyday.
Game Room
Ping Pong, Foosball .....you get the idea! Game ON!
Stocked Kitchen
NSS Labs has a fully stocked kitchen including snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Happy Hours
Parking
NSS Labs employees don't worry about where they park - we have our own parking garage.
Pet Friendly
NSS Labs employees can bring their friendly dog to the office.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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