Cyber Penetration Tester in Bethesda, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/28/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0024290

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

Key Role:

Apply a broad comprehend of conducting assessment of threats and vulnerabilities through testing and evaluation activities. Network penetration testing, Web application security testing and conducting social engineering exercises. Use assessments determination of deviations from required and acceptable configurations, evaluation of the existing level of risk, recommendations for appropriate remediation measures, and evaluation of the residual risk after remediation. May provide work leadership for lower level employees.

Basic Qualifications:

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

-5+ years of experience running vulnerability scanning tools, 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 with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree

-CISSP and CEH certified

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience as a red team penetration tester and Cyber hunt

-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)


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.

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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