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Penetration Tester/Defense Assessment Analyst in Honolulu, HI at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 2/10/2019

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Job Number: R0030636

Penetration Tester/Defense Assessment Analyst

Key Role:

Conduct penetration testing and vulnerability assessments against a broad range of targets, including Windows, UNIX, Linux, routers, firewalls, switches, and applications. Work with the team to clearly define the scope of testing and the related rules of engagement. Develop and execute a test plan, leveraging automated and manual testing methods to discover vulnerabilities and methods of exploitation. Draft deliverable reports addressing testing methods and actionable findings and recommendations for mitigation strategies and for comprehensive security program improvements.

Basic Qualifications:

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

-1+ years of experience with BackTrack or Kali Linux

-1+ years of experience with penetration testing tools, including Burp, Cobalt Strike, Core Impact, Nmap, Wireshark, Nessus, and Metasploit

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

-Knowledge of network protocols

-Knowledge of common vulnerabilities and related attack vectors, including OWASP Top 10 and CWE or SANS Top 25

-Ability to brief technical and non-technical audiences on security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks

-TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-CySA+, Security+ CE, CEH, or GIAC Certifications

Additional Qualifications:

-Possession of excellent technical writing skills to produce client ready deliverables

-Possession of excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

-BA or BS degree in a technical field


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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