Pentest Report Writer at Bugcrowd | Powderkeg

We are Bugcrowd. Since 2012, we’ve been empowering organizations to take back control and stay ahead of threat actors by uniting the collective ingenuity and expertise of our customers and trusted alliance of elite hackers, with our patented data and AI-powered Security Knowledge Platform™. Our network of hackers brings diverse expertise to uncover hidden weaknesses, adapting swiftly to evolving threats, even against zero-day exploits. With unmatched scalability and adaptability, our data and AI-driven CrowdMatch™ technology in our platform finds the perfect talent for your unique fight. We aim to create a new era of modern crowdsourced security that outpaces threat actors. Unleash the ingenuity of the hacker community with Bugcrowd, visit www.bugcrowd.com. Based in San Francisco, Bugcrowd is supported by Rally Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Blackbird Ventures, Triangle Peak Partners, and others.

Report Writer

Bugcrowd is looking for a creative, enterprising, and intrinsically motivated individual to join our growing Advanced Security Group. As an Report Writer you’ll work cross organizationally with multiple teams to ensure the quality, accuracy and presentation of our pentest reports. Note that this role does not include penetration testing directly, however experience as a pentester will be highly beneficial to comprehending and coalescing findings written by researchers.

The ideal candidate for this role has a strong understanding of common security issues and concepts such as the OWASP Top Ten, an effective and professional communicator both written and verbal, and proven excellence in executing projects in a timely and comprehensive manner. Having a history of performing pentests or vulnerability assessments is preferred.

**Please note this position will be covering EMEA

Primary Role Responsibilities:

  • Strong understanding of security concepts such as the OWASP Top Ten.
  • Ability to understand pentest methodology, identify inconsistencies, and craft meaningful and accurate summarizations around findings.
  • Strong attention to detail and desire to put forth the best possible product.
  • Act decisively, independently, and confidently across a wide variety and range of circumstances and situations. This role includes a large amount of autonomy in day-to-day operations and comes with a high degree of implicit trust to be able to execute with minimal supervision. To this end, it’s critical that the right candidate also is able to demonstrate complete and total ownership of any/all responsibilities related to the role.
  • Exhibit exemplary written and verbal communication skills in both internally and externally facing capacities.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word. Adobe Acrobat Reader is a plus.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience with executing web application pen tests or vulnerability assessments (performed by hand, and not through a scanner).
  • History of writing and delivering end-to-end pentest reports.
  • Able to work in a cross-departmental capacity that can serve as a clear source of guidance for a wide range of appsec and infosecc questions.
  • Able to independently find solutions to both technical and non-technical problems with no apparent answer (aggressive googling, stack overflow, etc).

Culture:

  • At Bugcrowd, we understand that diversity in the workplace is vital to a company’s success and growth. We strive to make sure that people are included and have a sense of being part of making Bugcrowd not only a great product but a great place to work.
  • We regularly hear from both customers and researchers that Bugcrowd feels like a family, and we strive to maintain that internally as well.
  • Our team consists of a broad range of people: musicians, adventure sports junkies, nature lovers, parents, cereal enthusiasts, night owls, cyclists, artists—you get the point.

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities to attend & host relevant conferences & meetups.
  • Flexible vacation time.

At Bugcrowd, we are solving security threats and vulnerabilities that are relevant to everyone, therefore we believe solving these problems takes all kinds of backgrounds. We value the perspectives and experiences people from underrepresented backgrounds bring. We are a supportive & collaborative team who understand that reaching Bugcrowd’s potential depends on the happiness of the employee.

Background Checks:

The company is authorized to obtain background checks for employment purposes and may include identity verification, prior employment verification, personal and professional references, educational verification, and criminal history. Applicants with conviction histories will not be excluded from consideration to the extent required by law and will be reviewed on a case by case circumstance.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Pentest Report Writer
  • Company
    Bugcrowd
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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