Penetration Tester Resume Sample

Penetration testers are highly skilled security specialist and their tasks involve breaching computer and network security systems. They are also known as ethical hackers and they work in IT sectors ensuring those without authorization cannot access a company’s data. These professionals try to hack into networks by identifying vulnerabilities in the system.  They are in-demand professionals and they need to work long hours or nights depending upon security threat. Penetration testers responsibilities and roles include conducting test on network and applications, designing the tests and tools trying to break-into security protected applications, using latest methods for ethical hacking and testing, physical security assessment of server system and network device security, conducting security audits, analyzing security policies, making suggestions on security policy improvement, working to enhance methodology material, writing security assessment reports, and providing feedback and verification after security fixes are issued. A penetration tester should be able to solve technologically challenging problems and they should possess hacking skills. They must have extensive computer skills and an understanding of networking. They need to keep updated on security software packages and should always learn new security protocols.

Penetration Tester Resume

Name: Derron Hettinger

Address: 19110 Mayer Junctions, Chicago, IL
Phone: 536 – 318-7086
Email: [email protected]
Current Job:  Penetration Tester, Byte Security, Irving, TX


Penetration tester with more than 6 years of experience in various domains such as web application security testing, penetration testing and generating reports using tools. Proficient in Linux operating system configuration utilities and programming. Have managed cycle of project continuity, reviewed the technical work of the team and ensured quality service is delivered. Skilled in customer relations, and threat modeling.


  • Experience in manual penetration and application testing
  • Great knowledge of network architectures, operating system, and cybersecurity tools
  • Huge knowledge of managing data assurance evaluation tests
  • Able to exploit recognized vulnerabilities
  • Solid understanding of information security and applied cryptographic protocols
  • Proficient in scripting, Unix operating system, and windows
  • Superior judgment, analytical and communication skill

Work Experience

Penetration Tester, Byte Security, Irving, TX ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performed penetration on byte security’s infrastructure and vulnerability assessment of database servers
  • Reviewed policies and verified SSL authentication for secure application development on web servers
  • Executed dynamic and static analysis of web application using IMB AppScan

Penetration tester, GE Corporate, Pine Bluff, AR (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performed manual, external and internal penetration testing
  • Carried out web application tests, social engineering, and physical on-site testing
  • Performed penetration tests on the private and public network
  • Developed testing scripts and procedures

Penetration tester, Cantada Inc., Pine Bluff, AR (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with external vendors to perform penetration tests on network devices, operating system, and database
  • Creating and holding workshop demonstrating the art of various technologies and assessment strategies
  • Providing assistance to system users regarding information system security matters


MS in Computer Science – Trinity University, Texas

Bachelor Degree in Computer Application – University of Memphis

High School: Texas High School, Texas


Michael Creel, Penetration tester, Cantada Inc., Pine Bluff, AR

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 19/7/1998
  • Hobbies: Reading, surfing the internet, and watching movies

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