[OWASP_PHPSEC] URGENT: Need Advice.

Johanna Curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Tue Jul 30 16:07:12 UTC 2013


stick to owasp and keep developing aside your security job.
That will help you keep your programming skills with your security knowledge




On Jul 30, 2013, at 11:54 AM, rahul chaudhary <rahul300chaudhary400 at gmail.com> wrote:

> What I am actually worried about was that after doing a job in consultancy, will I get job in these big companies or do I always have to stick in consultancy companies?
> 
> Also since in my job I will not have any development experience (only analysis and testing stuff), can at a later time I can approach in big companies and apply for a security development kind of job. Mostly I am worried that I should not loose my market value at a later time because eventually I have to move to my home country where security is not that much in demand. Only big companies such as Google, which are there, have jobs like this.
> 
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> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 11:47 AM, Johanna Curiel <johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
> Hi Rahul
> 
> consultancy is an excellent learning experience, I would also choose this and after a year or 2 I will look for better salary and bigger brand
> 
> regards
> 
> johanna
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Jul 30, 2013, at 11:18 AM, rahul chaudhary <rahul300chaudhary400 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hello All,
> > This question is completely out of project. I actually need some advice regarding my personal life. Since most of you guys are already in job or have some experience, I thought you all can guide me.
> >
> > I am getting this job at Cigital, which is a security consultant company. The pay is not great but the work includes penetration testing, code analysis etc (all security stuff).
> >
> > But I am not sure what is the scope of consultancy jobs. Will I get the RIGHT kind of exposure to technology and challenges, as I would get in other giant companies ?
> >
> > Should I take the job offer, or wait to apply in some other kind of organization other than consultancy. I personally wanted to apply in Microsoft, Amazon, IBM etc. as they come to my univ. for recruiting and since they are big companies, there is not much risk.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> > Rahul Chaudhary
> > Ph - 412-519-9634
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> 
> -- 
> Regards,
> Rahul Chaudhary
> Ph - 412-519-9634
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