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Marathon Petroleum Corporation Cybersecurity Analyst - Vulnerability/Penetration Tester in Findlay, United States

Location Name: Findlay, OH or San Antonio, TX

Job/Requisition ID: 59870

Location Address: 539 S Main St, Findlay, OH, United States (US), 45840

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired

Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)

Employee Group: Regular - Full Time

Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

Role Overview:

The Vulnerability/Penetration Tester is a highly critical role tasked with providing assurance for the security posture of the enterprise through discovering, assessing, reporting, and tracking the remediation of security vulnerabilities. The Vulnerability/Penetration Tester will perform assessments within IT and OT environments. This position will identify where systems/networks deviate from acceptable security configurations. The role is given structured opportunities to expose system vulnerabilities achieved through active evaluations (penetration tests and/or vulnerability assessments) using specialty tools and techniques that simulate adversarial techniques. These personnel are also known as vulnerability assessors, vulnerability analysts or penetration testers.

Key Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Develop test procedures and/or document recommendations for test plan modifications that improve validation of cybersecurity controls. Test procedures may cover a wide range of technically diverse such as but no limited to IP network discovery, password length and complexity requirements and vulnerability exploitation.

  • Knowledge of APT TTPs and how to replicate their attack methodology.

  • Ability to work with publicly available exploits and PoC code.

  • Write penetration testing rules of engagements, test plans, standard operating procedures and reports.

  • Thoroughly document exploit chain/proof of concept scenarios.

  • Research and remain up-to-date with new threats and adversary emulation methodologies.

  • Expertise in testing web applications for common web application security vulnerabilities including input validation vulnerabilities, broken access controls, session management vulnerabilities, cross-site scripting issues, SQL injection and web server configuration issues.

  • Hands-on expertise with commercial and open-source cyber security tools such as proxies, port scanners, vulnerability scanners, exploit frameworks (ex: Burp Suite, Nmap, Metasploit, Cobalt Strike, Nexpose/IVM).

  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences.

  • Extensive knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK Framework.

  • Penetration testing experience with web applications, operating systems, network protocols, wireless, mobile, databases and middleware.

  • Must be willing to travel as needed (10%)

The successful Vulnerability/Penetration Tester:

  • Verifies if vulnerabilities are actual threats or false-positives.

  • Creates plans to remediate and track vulnerabilities with system owners.

  • Stays abreast of the latest security threat and vulnerabilities.

  • Maintains a positive, customer-centric attitude.

  • Has strong problem solving and organization skills.

  • Builds and maintains excellent relationships with internal customers.

  • Is a self-starter and able to regularly produce results with minimum supervision.

  • Has strong presentation and communication skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field (Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Systems Security) or equivalent background and experience

  • Experience in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, applied cryptography, and application security

  • Network and web-related protocol knowledge (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)

  • Understanding security fundamentals and common vulnerabilities such OWASP Top Ten and CIS Critical Security Controls.

  • 4-6 years of experience in a technical, professional role for an enterprise, with a minimum of 3 years in a cybersecurity vulnerability/penetration tester position.

  • Knowledge of OWASP, MITRE ATT&CK, and CIS Critical Security Controls

  • Ability to understand information security risks associated with vulnerability testing, patch management, and secure configuration management.

  • Experience with common commercial and open source penetration tools such as Kali Linux, Burp Suite Pro, Metasploit and password cracking tools.

  • The following certifications are strongly preferred.

  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

  • Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN)

  • Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation’s largest refining system with more than 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. Marathon Petroleum's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon branded outlets. Speedway LLC, a Marathon Petroleum subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company which owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

Travel Expected: Up to 10%

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