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Jobs in Demand in Cybersecurity

What Does an Ethical Hacker Do?

The Job

Ethical Hacker

What is an Ethical Hacker?

An Ethical Hacker is an information security analyst who findsidentifies and fixes security vulnerabilities in hardware, software or networks. They are sometimes also called White Hat Hackers.

Why companies need Ethical Hackers

Ethical Hackers plan and conduct security measures such as software testing to protect and secure an organization’s computer networks and systems, enabling organizations to have better protection against security breaches and break ins.

How can I get paid the most?

Achieve your performance goals and measures of success.
  • The organization’s security for systems or sensitive data improves.
  • The organization’s employees demonstrate knowledge of common ways that hackers steal sensitive data.
  • Security vulnerabilities are identified and investigated.

What do Ethical Hackers do?

In the role of Ethical Hacker, you will:

  • Investigate software and systems for vulnerabilities by conducting penetration testing, email phishing attacks, denial of service attacks, social engineering or security scanning.

  • Identify potential entry points and system vulnerabilities and then try to penetrate the organization’s network or exposed system. 

  • Research software or systems you are authorized to investigate.

In addition to these highlights there may be other tasks/actions that you will be asked to participate in or complete that coincide with accomplishing the organization’s objectives that are broader than the direct responsibilities of this in-demand job.

Who manages you and who do you work with?

Ethical hackers are managed by computer companies, consulting firms or business and financial companies that hire them.

The Person

What attitude, attributes and abilities do you need to do the job well and fit with the company culture?

What Abilities (skills and experience) do I need?

  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Technical Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Programming Knowledge
  • Hardware Knowledge
  • Software Knowledge
  • Cryptography
  • Database Management

Nice-to-Have Skills

  • Networking Certifications
  • Programming Certifications

What Attributes & Attitudes are a best fit for this job?

  • Driven
  • Persistent
  • Ability to Make Quick Judgements
  • Focused
  • Analytical Thinker
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Creative
Attitude, Attributes & Abilities for Ethical Hacker Jobs

The Work

Time Commitment

  • Flexible 
  • Schedule 

Where do you work?

  • Remote 
  • In-Office/Worksite 

How will you get your work done?

Company typically will provide you with the tools that they need you to use to complete your job. This may not include hardware, transportation, or general tools that you would use for both personal and business purposes. Check with the company you match to be sure of what the company will and will not pay for. 

The Type of Job​

  • Full-Time 
  • Part-Time  

These jobs are in demand may also include Internship, Apprenticeship or Learn-On-The-job matches.

Giggers, part-time or independent contractors with multiple clients or projects may not match for this work opportunity.  

What will I get paid and what I will get for doing this job?

The information below is a range of what you could be offered. Compensation and total rewards vary from company to company and your level of proficiency, match, experience, knowledge, and geography. 

  • Total Compensation Range: $95,270-$128,970
  • Employee Benefit, Programs, Perks: $5,000- $25,000 per year 
  • Paid Time Off and National Holidays  
  • Purpose or Impact Alignment between your interests and the companies’ objectives 

 All elements of the total rewards: base compensation, variable compensation, health, and welfare programs the offerings and the conditions of receiving or eligibility of such offerings are all subject to change. The company will provide any changes in writing prior to the effective date.

The Company

All companies that you could match with on pepelwerk offer legitimate direct hire jobs. The people that you will work for and with are interested in building a team of people that have the right fit for the culture, the job and compliment how the team works. 

When you match for jobs you will have an opportunity to learn more specifics about the company to determine if you are interested in working for them.  

How to find the best job for you?

You download the People app and complete your Talent profile. Pepelwerk is not a staffing agency, and we are not a job board. We are a tool that is designed to help you get the job you need now and plan for jobs in demand in the future. You must match with the right fit based on your work-life goals, attitude and attributes.   

Just a heads up  you cannot apply for jobs at pepelwerk or with our clients who use our technology and services to hire people and build their workforce.  

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