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Penetration Tester/Defense Assessment Analyst in Sierra Vista, AZ at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Number: R0030340

Penetration Tester/Defense Assessment Analyst

Key Role:

Conduct penetration testing and vulnerability assessments against a broad range of US Army targets to uncover potential security holes that could be exploited by adversarial threat actors. Work with the team to define the scope of testing and the rules of engagement clearly. Analyze and execute a test plan by leveraging automated and manual testing methods to discover vulnerabilities and methods of exploitation. Develop and assess penetration testing tools for use on engagements. Draft deliverable reports addressing testing methods, actionable findings, and recommendations for mitigation strategies and comprehensive security program improvements.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with performing penetration testing and risk assessments

-2+ years of experience with penetration testing tools, including Kali Linux, Burp, Nmap, Wireshark, Nessus, Metasploit, Core Impact, and Cobalt Strike

-1+ years of experience with Perl, Ruby, Python, or equivalent scripting languages

-Knowledge of network protocols and common vulnerabilities and attack vectors, including OWASP Top 10

-Ability to brief technical and non-technical audiences on vulnerabilities and risks

-TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-DoD 8570 IAT Level II and CNDSP Auditor Certifications

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience as a systems administrator, network engineer, developer, or Cyber intelligence analyst

-Possession of excellent technical writing skills, including producing client-ready deliverables

-Possession of excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

-BA or BS degree in a technical field

-Offensive Security or SANS Certifications


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

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