Red Team Security/Penetration Tester

McLean, Virginia, United States
Apr 15, 2018
Apr 20, 2018
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0016232

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Red Team Security/Penetration Tester

Key Role:
Work in a challenging environment that combines technical security operations talent with business consulting expertise to deliver high-value client IT security solutions. Lead enterprise and system focused network and application penetration test engagements for a wide variety of clients, including federal government and commercial clients across multiple market sectors, working with a team of 10+ seasoned security testing professionals to enhance existing services offerings and security testing capabilities and conduct hands on technical testing beyond automated tool validation, including full exploitation and leveraging of access within multiple environments, such as Windows and *nix. Conduct scenario based security testing or "red teaming" to identify gaps in detection and response capabilities of client networks and develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences. Communicate findings and strategy effectively to client stakeholders, including technical staff, executive leadership, and legal counsel. Apply security testing and penetration testing techniques and mindset to a wide range of projects. Act as the primary interface and lead for small penetration test teams ranging from 1-3 additional testers and manage the delivery of staff assignments, as needed. Become part of a team of security enthusiasts that perform cutting-edge research and promote an environment of innovation and knowledge-sharing.

Basic Qualifications:
-Experience with using, administering, and troubleshooting at least two major flavors of Linux, including Ubuntu and RedHat
-Experience with Windows environments and Active Directory concepts
-Experience with scripting and editing existing code and programming using one or more of the following: Perl, Python, ruby, bash, C/C++, C#, or Java 
-Experience with security assessment tools, including Nessus, WebInspect, AppDetective, Hailstorm, Metasploit, Burp Suite Pro, Cobalt Strike, and Empire
-Knowledge of application, database, and Web server design and implementation
-Knowledge of network vulnerability assessments, Web application security testing, network penetration testing, red teaming, security operations, or "hunt"
-Knowledge of open security testing standards and projects, including OWASP
-Ability to convey results clearly in formal technical reports

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with assembly languages, including x86 or reverse engineering
-Experience with wireless LAN security, including 802.11 standards
-Experience with phishing and other social engineering tactics
-Experience with hardware reverse engineering using JTAG or UART
-Experience with physical security assessments, including the use of proxmark3 or similar proximity card spoofing or copying devices
-Ability to show passion and enthusiasm for security and technology
-BS degree in Computer Engineering, CS, or a related field preferred

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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