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Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) Analyst

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Mumbai

Client of QUIKIT Jobs

Experience Level: 2 to 4 years

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) Analyst to join our dynamic cybersecurity team. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 4 years of experience in conducting comprehensive security assessments, identifying vulnerabilities, and executing penetration tests across a variety of systems and networks.


  1. Perform vulnerability assessments and penetration tests on various systems, networks, and applications to identify security weaknesses and potential threats.
  2. Utilize industry-standard tools and methodologies to conduct both automated and manual testing, including but not limited to Nessus, Nmap, Metasploit, Burp Suite, etc.
  3. Analyze assessment results and provide detailed reports outlining identified vulnerabilities, associated risks, and recommended remediation strategies.
  4. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prioritize and remediate discovered vulnerabilities based on their severity and potential impact on the organization.
  5. Stay updated with the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and best practices in the field of cybersecurity.
  6. Participate in red team exercises and simulate real-world cyber attacks to test the effectiveness of defensive measures and incident response capabilities.
  7. Contribute to the development and enhancement of security policies, procedures, and guidelines based on assessment findings and industry standards.
  8. Provide guidance and support to junior team members, including training on security assessment methodologies and tools.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field.
  2. 2 to 4 years of experience in conducting vulnerability assessments and penetration tests in enterprise environments.
  3. Strong understanding of common security vulnerabilities, attack vectors, and exploitation techniques.
  4. Hands-on experience with security testing tools such as Nessus, Nmap, Metasploit, Burp Suite, etc.
  5. Familiarity with various operating systems, networking protocols, and web technologies.
  6. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  7. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to clearly articulate technical findings and recommendations to diverse audiences.
  8. Certifications such as CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker), OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional), or equivalent are preferred but not mandatory.

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