Penetration Tester in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

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    Herndon, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0032465

Penetration Tester

Key Role:

Conduct assessments of threats and vulnerabilities, assess the level of risk, and develop and recommend appropriate mitigation countermeasures. Develop and conduct tests of systems to evaluate compliance with specifications and requirements by validating technical, functional, and performance characteristics of systems or elements of systems. Perform penetration testing activities as a member of a team of penetration testers.

Basic Qualifications:

-1+ years of experience with penetration testing, red team operations, technical vulnerability analysis, or other related areas

-Experience with running enumeration and scanning tools, including NMAP, penetration testing tools, including password cracking tools, Metasploit, Windows Command Line, and PowerShell, and effective pen testing strategies and techniques

-Knowledge of the basic phases of penetration testing, including planning, discovery, including reconnaissance, foot-printing, and scanning, attack, including gaining and maintaining access, and reporting

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Web application reconnaissance and common Web application attacks

-Knowledge of Cyber threats, operating systems, Web security, networking, and computer programming

-Ability to comprehend enterprise environments, collaborate with team members, create test plans, and develop technical and executive-level reports

-Security+, CEH, or CISSP Certification


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

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