Penetration Tester Summer Cyber Intern in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0023879

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.

Penetration Tester Summer Cyber Intern

Key Role:

Assess and determine the exploitability of any asset as a member of the Booz Allen Internal Red Team and corporate Cybersecurity team. Identify security risks within Booz Allen applications, security controls, and its network infrastructure. Execute and report on all testing activities and outcomes. Promote computer security awareness within Booz Allen through Cybersecurity demonstrations, working with Cyber–defenders and presenting detailed security testing project debriefs. Assist with streamlining existing processes, scripting or testing new attack tools, and organizing archived data. Create detection signature for attacks and develop scripts for automation. Facilitate Tenable’s Security Center Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS) implementation, including developing new processes and scripting custom tools to take full advantage of this new functionality.

Basic Qualifications:

-Knowledge of Python, PowerShell, or a similar programming language

-Knowledge of penetration testing concepts

-Knowledge of TCP/IP networking

-Current enrollment in a BA or BS degree program with an anticipated graduation by December 2018 or May or June 2019

Additional Qualifications:

-Knowledge of NMap, BurpSuite, MetaSploit, WireShark, and sqlmap

-Knowledge of Java or JavaScript, Carbon Black, or Splunk

-Possession of excellent organizational skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills 

-Enrollment in one of the following major areas of study: Information systems, IT, Cybersecurity, CS, or Information Systems Management

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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