Security Test Engineer

Employer
Acumen Security
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jun 14, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering, Security
Hours
Full Time
Job Description The Security Test Engineer performs manual and automated testing across a wide variety of products against the Common Criteria and/or FIPS 140 security standards. In this role, the engineer will work with varied Fortune 100 and other industry-leading companies, partnering with their engineers to successfully certify IT products. Given the wide range of security technologies Acumen certifies and the deep interaction with product development teams, this position offers a unique opportunity to rapidly gain experience with a wide spectrum of security products and technologies. Duties and Responsibilities: · The selected candidate will perform testing to verify conformance to the Common Criteria and FIPS 140-2 standards. · Typical testing activities include, · Functional requirements analysis. Typical functional requirement categories include secure UI/administration, network protocol conformance, and digital certificate processing. · Test case/scenario creation. · Product and supporting infrastructure set-up. · Test execution. · Test output collection. · Test report creation. · Support and troubleshoot various test beds for multiple product vendors. Education and Experience: · Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Networking, Telecommunication, other related field, or equivalent experience. · Understanding of networking technology and computing systems. · Experience with configuration of networking equipment such as routers, switches and optical/electrical interconnect systems. · Experience in product functional testing and/or product functional test development. · Understanding of security related protocols and their usage (eg, TLS, SSH, IPsec, etc.). · Familiarity with Linux or other *NIX OS. · Strong communication (written/verbal) skills. · Strong analytical skills. Bonus Qualifications: · Master's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Networking, Telecommunication, other related field, or equivalent experience. · Experience with OpenSSL, OpenSSH, Apache, Tomcat, GNUPG. · Experience with Cisco IOS and/or Juniper JUNOS OS. · Understanding of cryptographic algorithms such as AES, RSA, SHA, HMAC, ECC, etc. Company Description https://www.acumensecurity.net/

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