Penetration Testing Engineer, Mid

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in national security? You understand your customer’s environment and how to create offensive and tactical measures to help develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications, makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution.

As a pen tester on our team, you’ll assist in developing software, conduct reconnaissance, collect open-source intelligence, enumeration, and foot-printing of target platforms, networks, and services. You'll target-harden systems using cutting edge cyber technology. You'll perform formal penetration tests on ISR systems, web-based applications, networks and other computer systems, conduct physical security assessments of servers, systems and network devices. You'll design and create new penetration tools and tests. This is your chance to develop your skills in offensive cyber while gaining mentoring and experience in support of our DoD client. Join our team and help turn requirements into accomplishments that drive change.

Empower Change with us.

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with conducting penetration testing for military, government, or commercial client
  • Experience with using penetration platforms and tools, including Metasploit, Burp, PowerShell-based tools, and Command and Control (C2) Platforms
  • Experience with one or more of the following scripting languages, PowerShell, Bash, or Python
  • Experience with Blue Team providing defensive recommendations
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating environments
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • BA or BS degree
  • Security+ and CEH or CySA Certifications

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Red Team building sophisticated capabilities for advanced penetration testing
  • Experience with testing ISR, intelligence, Cloud, or mobile platforms 
  • MA or MS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or equivalent
  • Offensive Security OSCP, OSCE, OSEE, SANS, GXPN, GPEN, or GWAPT Certification


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

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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