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Cyber Security Penetration Tester


Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security Penetration Tester in San Antonio, TX. This position requires an active TS/SCI clearance

• Conduct vulnerability assessments, to include in-depth penetration testing, on AF and DoD systems (i.e., Microsoft® Windows™ and UNIX® based platforms)
• Demonstrate ability to methodically analyze problems and identify solutions
• Explain, present, demonstrate [when applicable] and document the operational impact of a particular vulnerability
• Analyze, disassemble, and reverse engineer code to discern weaknesses for exploitation; document and transition results in reports, presentations and technical exchanges
• Assist customer with implementing policies and tactics, techniques and procedures for conducting assessments



Required Skill:
• Minimum Bachelors degree and 6 years experience or 10 years equivalent experience without a degree; degree should be focused on engineering or applied science. TS/SCI clearance required.
• Must possess or be willing to obtain the CISSP and a Penetration Tester (i.e., GPEN, L|PT, GPXN) certification within 6 months upon arrival at the customer site
• Must pass customer training and certification program and remain mission ready qualified
• Possess good writing and communications skills, to include the ability to render concise reports, summaries, and formal oral presentations
• Knowledgeable in common cyber threat terminology, methodologies, possess basic understanding of cyber incident and response, and related current events

Preferred Skills:
• MCTS, Linux+, C|EH and GREM certifications a plus
• Hands on knowledge and experience with The Metasploit Framework and Burp Suite; a background in applications development, a plus
• Strong knowledge of Windows® Internals, Windows® Application Programming Interfaces (API), Portable Executable (PE) formats, Windows® Registry, and security models
• Familiarity with the following protocols: ARP, DHCP, DNS, DSN, FTP, HTTP, IMAP, ICMP, IDRP, IP, IRC, NFS, POP3, PAR, RLOGIN, SMB, SMTP, SSL, SSH, TCP, TELNET, UDP
• Analytical with the ability to understand and implement customer objectives
• Experience or familiarity with military operations highly desirable
• Previous experience in penetration testing preferred (3-5 yrs)


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company�s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company�s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.