Common Criteria Tester

Key Role:

Work under general supervision. Assist with the coordination of assessment for threats and vulnerabilities through testing and evaluation activities, including functional testing, protocol testing, penetration testing, and Web application security testing. Assist with performing product and network testing using a variety of tools.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with administering one or more operating systems, including Windows, Linux and UNIX, Android, or iOS, computer architecture, and networking fundamentals

-Experience with writing justification prose and the five-paragraph essay format

-Ability to conduct independent research to solve complex problems

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree in Computer Engineering, CS, Information Security, Cybersecurity, or IT

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Common Criteria or NIAP-approved Protection Profiles

-Experience in a consulting environment to clearly communicate technical subjects with clients

-Experience with applying abstract security requirements, including NIST 800-53 controls to information systems

-Experience with Linux and Windows system administration and VMware ESXi

-Experience with performing unit- or product-based testing

-Experience with penetration testing

-Experience with scripting languages, including Python or Perl

-Experience with running tools, including network sniffers and monitoring tools, such as Wireshark, network utility tools, such as nmap, netcat, or SolarWinds, vulnerability scanners, such as Nessus or Burp Suite, or Pen Testing Suites, such as Metasploit, Kali, or Canvas

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-SANS GPEN, Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification

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

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