Cybersecurity Test Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Collaborate with a team of creative problem solvers to test and evaluate systems through a Whitebox adversarial approach for a national agency in support of our Air Force (AF) clients. Assess systems based on the NIST 800-53 risk management framework (RMF) security controls with a focus on the filtering capabilities and the low-level data flows within the architecture of the system, including mandatory access controls (MAC) and discretionary access controls (DAC). Build capabilities by learning from others' expertise within the diversely skilled team.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in the Cybersecurity field

-Experience with the Linux command line, including traversing the directory structure, editing files, grepping, or viewing processes and services

-Experience with automation processes through scripting in Ruby, Python, or Bash

-Ability to travel up to 10% of the time, 3-4 days per quarter

-Secret clearance  

-HS diploma or GED

-Security+ Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with programming using C, C++, Python, or Java

-Experience with analyzing and executing test plans and procedures

-Experience with developing or analyzing technical documentation

-Experience with implementing a virtual environment

-Experience with penetration testing or adversarial emulation

-Experience with NIST 800-053 security controls

-Experience with leading projects, including preparing presentations and presenting to clients

-Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools, including Kali Linux, Wireshark, and Tripwire, Burpsuite, and Metasploit

-Knowledge in networking

-Knowledge of current Cyber threats and how to appropriately harden a system to prevent them

-BA or BS degree

-CEH, CISSP, CASP, Red Hat CSA, GPEN, or similar certifications


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

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