Red Team Penetration Tester, Senior in Nellis Air Force Base, NV at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0024994

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.

Red Team Penetration Tester, Senior

Key Role:

Support DoD Red Team efforts, conducting covert focused target penetration testing of DoD weapons systems through focused threat–based methodologies as a simulated adversary to expose and exploit vulnerabilities to improve the Cyber readiness of DoD Combatant Commands, Services, and Agencies (CC/S/A). Develop attack vectors, conduct reconnaissance, collect open–source intelligence, enumeration, and foot printing of target networks and services, and develop exploit payloads and system backdoors. Perform close access capabilities to obtain knowledge and attack vectors of target system or facility. Provide support to the DoD client in Red Team penetration testing using tools and techniques to conduct Cyber vulnerability and penetration testing of exercise and test events. Participate in event planning stages to develop Cyber assessment plans and conduct no–notice penetration tests against DoD installations.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with technical Cybersecurity

-3 years of experience with Red Team or penetration testing or offensive Cyber testing

-Experience with Bash scripting and basic Perl, Ruby, Python, or C

-Experience with malware analysis tools

-Knowledge of DoD networks and communications, Windows and UNIX, TCP/IP, networking, and Kali Linux

-Knowledge of the functionality and capabilities of computer network defense technologies, including Router ACLs, firewalls, IDS/IPS, antivirus, and Web content filtering

-Ability to travel for approximately 25% of the time to stateside and international locations

-Ability to achieve a passing grade on a client qualification exam within 3 months of hire

-Top Secret clearance

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with multi–vector penetration testing using Cobalt Strike preferred

-Ability to work in a fast–paced environment

-Ability to manage and lead a small team of penetration testers

-Ability to interface and communicate effectively with a DoD client to assist with planning penetration tests

-Ability to perform in a military environment

-TS/SCI clearance preferred

-BA or BS degree

-8570 IAT Level II Certification and CNDSP Auditor Level I or Level II preferred

-CEH and Offensive Security Certification, including OSCP, GPEN, or GWAPT


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.

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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