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SourceCodeAuditor

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Source Code Auditor
[noun]
-"cyber security professional who reviews source code in applications to find any glitches or bugs that might affect functionality or security."--

Candidate's Core Qualities:
     *Detail Oriented
     *Able to work alone
     *Elevated Problem-Solving Skills
     *Analytical
     *High Ethical Standards
     *Patient and thorough
A Day on the Job
8AM-5PM (or whenever the problem is resolved!)
Get acquainted with project/problem
Discover existing and potential bugs
Validate current performance and scalability
Assess code maintainability level
Verify conformance with software standards
Discover security breaches
Assess code associated risks and benefits
Educational Background:
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, CyberSecurity or the equivalent

2-3 years experience in security and auditing

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Entry-level Average Salary: 
$52,000
Average Median Salary in 2016:
$92,600
Job growth expected to continue to increase at an average rate of 28% through 2026
Sources:
https://www.cybersecurityeducation.org/careers/become-source-code-auditor/

https://www.cyberdegrees.org/jobs/source-code-auditor/

https://www.exaud.com/how-to-perform-code-audit/