Cyber Penetration Tester, Senior in San Diego, CA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/18/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0021422

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.

Cyber Penetration Tester, Senior

Key Role:

Apply knowledge of conducting assessment of threats and vulnerabilities through testing and evaluation activities, including network penetration testing, Web application security testing, and conducting social engineering exercises. Perform assessments, including determination of deviations from required or acceptable configurations, evaluation of the existing level of risk, recommendations for appropriate remediation measures, and evaluation of the residual risk after remediation. Provide work leadership for lower level employees.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with standard vulnerability assessment and security tools used to scan networks, servers, and applications, including Burp, Nikto, Zap, Nexpose, Nessus, Appdetective, Scuba, Metasploit, and equivalent

-5+ years of experience with one or more one or more of the following: Web application security testing network vulnerability assessments, network penetration testing, red teaming, security operations, or hunt operations

-5+ years of experience as a penetration tester

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

-Security+ Certification

Additional Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with leading Cybersecurity testing events, including configuration analysis, vulnerability assessments, or penetration testing

-5+ years of experience with Linux or UNIX–based operating systems, including command line interfaces

-5+ years of experience with leading the development of technical documentation, including test plans, executive briefs, and test reports

-Experience with two or more of the following Cybersecurity tools: NMap, Tenable, Nessus, OpenVAS, Metasploit, Core Impact Pro, Burp Suite, or Nikto

-Experience with programming at least one of the following: PHP, Perl, Python, ruby, bash, C, or C++

-Experience with US Navy Afloat and Ashore systems

-Ability to produce high quality reports and recommendations for clients

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree in an IT, Cyber, or Engineering field preferred; MA or MS degree in an IT, Cyber, or Engineering field a plus

-IAT or IAM Level II and III Certifications, including CISSP, GSEC, CASP, CEH, or CISA

-Technical certifications, including MCSE, CCSE, CCSP, TICSA, KLCP, OSCP, LPT, and GPEN preferred


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

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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