Job Description

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Cybersecurity Test Engineer, Mid

Key Role:

Collaborate with a team of creative problem solvers to test and evaluate systems through a Whitebox adversarial approach for the DoD in support of our Air Force clients. Work with systems that are assessed based on the NIST 800-53 Risk Management Framework security controls. Focus on the filtering capabilities and the data flows, including low levels, within the architecture of the system, including Mandatory Access Controls and Discretionary Access Controls. Build capabilities by learning from others' expertise within our diversely skilled team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with Cybersecurity, including in an academic environment

  • Experience with Linux command line, including scripting in Ruby, Python, and Bash, and automating basic tasks

  • Experience with networking concepts

  • Experience with virtualization

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Physics, or Mathematics, or 5+ years of professional experience in lieu of a degree

  • Ability to obtain DoD IAT Level II Compliant Security+ CE Certification within 120 days of start date

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with analyzing and executing test plans and procedures

  • Experience with developing or analyzing technical documentation

  • Experience with penetration testing or adversarial emulation

  • Experience with NIST 800-053 security controls

  • Knowledge of cyber threats and how to appropriately harden a system to prevent them

  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools, including Kali Linux, Wireshark, Tripwire, Burp Suite, and Metasploit

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Master's degree

  • OSCP, CISSP, CASP, Red Hat CSA, or GPEN Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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Work Model
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  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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