Penetration Tester, Lead in Fort Belvoir, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0029399

Penetration Tester, Lead

Key Role:

Apply advanced comprehension of conducting assessment of threats and vulnerabilities through testing and evaluation activities, including networking penetration testing, Web application security testing, and conducting social engineering exercises. Work with assessments and determine deviations of requirements and acceptable configurations, including evaluation of the existing level of risk, recommendations for appropriate remediation measures, and evaluation of the residual risk after remediation. Provide leadership and mentoring for junior employees. Contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Work on unusually complex problems and provide solutions that are highly creative. Act as a leader on large programs and projects that affect the organization's long-term goals and objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with administering, and troubleshooting major flavors of Linux, including Ubuntu or Red Hat

-Experience with Windows environments and Active Directory concepts

-Experience with scripting and editing existing code and programming, including Perl, Python, ruby, bash, C/C++, C#, or Java 

-Experience with security assessment tools, including Nessus, WebInspect, AppDetective, Hailstorm, Metasploit, Burp Suite Pro, Cobalt Strike, and Empire

-Knowledge of application, database, and Web server design and implementation

-Knowledge of network vulnerability assessments, Web application security testing, network penetration testing, red teaming, security operations, or "hunt"

-Knowledge of open security testing standards and projects, including OWASP

-Top Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

-Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certifications

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with assembly languages, including x86 or reverse engineering

-Experience with wireless LAN security, including 802.11 standards

-Experience in working with phishing and other social engineering tactics

-Experience with hardware reverse engineering using JTAG or UART

-BS degree in Computer Engineering or CS

-OSCP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required

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