Cyber Penetration Tester

Herndon, Virginia, United States
Dec 17, 2018
Dec 26, 2018
IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0024290

Cyber Penetration Tester

Key Role:

Apply broad comprehension of how to assess threats and vulnerabilities through testing and evaluation activities. Conduct network penetration and Web application security testing and social engineering exercises. Use assessments to determine deviations from required and acceptable configurations, evaluations of the existing level of risk, recommendations for appropriate remediation measures, and evaluations of the residual risk after remediation. Provide work leadership to junior employees, as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience as a penetration tester supporting the intelligence community or DoD

-5+ years of experience with running vulnerability scanning and penetration tools and platforms and creating risk assessments 

-Knowledge of Cyber threats, operating systems, Web security, networking, reverse engineering, and computer programming

-Ability to comprehend enterprise environments, collaborate with team members, create test plans, and develop technical- and executive-level reports

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree

-CISSP and CEH certifications

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience as a red team penetration tester and Cyber hunter

-Knowledge of exploit development, malware analysis, and incident response

-Ability to train junior staff and build training modules and platforms

-MA or MS degree in IT, Cyber or Engineering

-GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) or Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph is required.

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