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

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0029400

Penetration Tester

Key Role:

Apply knowledge of how to assess threats and vulnerabilities through testing and evaluation activities, including networking penetration testing, Web application security testing, and 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. Contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Work on unusually complex problems and provide highly creative solutions. Collaborate on large programs and projects that affect the organization's long-term goals and objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with using, administering, and troubleshooting major flavors of Linux, including Ubuntu and RedHat

-Experience with Windows environments and Active Directory concepts

-Experience with scripting and editing existing code and programming using 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 hunts

-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 with phishing and other social engineering tactics

-Experience with hardware reverse engineering using JTAG or UART

-Ability to convey results in formal technical reports clearly

-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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