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Aetna Senior Advisor, Cloud Penetration Testing - 70301BR in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 70301BR

Job Description

The Senior Security Advisor will conduct proactive penetration tests / ethical hacks of cloud and software-defined infrastructure, environments and applications according to scope defined by Cloud Enablement and Global Security teams within the Aetna business unit for CVS Health, a Fortune 5 company.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

  • Co-ordinate and execute system/network level sophisticated ethical hacking exercises (in coordination with Global Security).

  • Craft and develop scripts, frameworks and tools required for facilitating and executing complex security probes.

  • Work off-hours (nights, weekends etc.) as deemed vital for the successful execution of assessment exercises.

  • Identify network and system vulnerabilities in the infrastructure environment and provide recommended countermeasures or mitigating controls to reduce risk to an acceptable and manageable level

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

  • 8 years experience in information technology, information security and compliance that includes a combination of technical and project leadership responsibilities.

  • 4 years of demonstrated ability in cloud and software-defined infrastructure technologies including IaaS, PaaS, and software-as-a-service and deep familiarity with cloud security techniques.


  • Solid grasp of network (LAN & WAN) environments and detailed understanding of layer 3 and layer 4 specifications, including IP, TCP, TCP/IP routing protocols and management of ACLs.

  • Prior experience with reverse engineering, malware analysis and forensic tools will be an added advantage

  • Bachelor s Degree or equivalent work experience.​


  • Additional Job Information:

Position will require penetration testing engagements to occur during non-standard working hours.

Benefit Eligibility

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Job Function: Risk Management

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.