CV / English / Penetration Tester

Alex Mercer

Location: 482 Cyber Lane, Techville, DataState, 90210

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +1 (555) 010-2020

A highly skilled and certified Penetration Tester with over 5 years of experience in identifying vulnerabilities and strengthening cybersecurity protocols for Fortune 500 companies. Proven ability to conduct advanced penetration testing, manage security assessments, and deliver actionable insights for complex information systems. Passionate about developing innovative solutions to enhance cyber defense mechanisms.

Core Competencies

  • Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing
  • Vulnerability Assessment & Management
  • Cybersecurity Strategies & Solutions
  • Incident Response & Threat Analysis
  • Risk Management & Mitigation
  • Compliance & Security Auditing
  • Scripting & Automation
  • Technical Reporting & Documentation

Technologies and Certifications

  • Languages: Python, Bash, JavaScript
  • Tools: Metasploit, Burp Suite, Wireshark, Nessus
  • Platforms: Windows, Linux, MacOS
  • Certifications: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), CompTIA Security+

Professional Experience

Cyber Defense Inc., Senior Penetration Tester June 2020 - Present - Led penetration testing projects to identify and exploit vulnerabilities in clients’ networks, applications, and systems. - Developed and simulated cyber attacks to evaluate the effectiveness of security measures. - Provided expert recommendations for mitigating identified security weaknesses.

TechSecure Solutions, Penetration Tester March 2018 - May 2020 - Conducted comprehensive vulnerability assessments and penetration tests across diverse platforms. - Collaborated with IT departments to enhance the security of networks and applications. - Compiled and presented detailed reports on findings and suggested improvements.

Education and Training

Master of Science in Cybersecurity University of Techville, DataState, 2017

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Techville State University, 2015

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)


Available upon request.