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Penetration Tester/Defense Assessment Analyst

Job Description Job Number: R0046640

Penetration Tester/Defense Assessment Analyst

Key Role:

Apply knowledge of conducting assessment of threats and vulnerabilities through testing and evaluation activities, including network penetration testing and Web application security testing and conducting social engineering exercises. Assess the determination of deviations from required and acceptable configurations. Evaluate the existing level of risk, recommendations for appropriate remediation measures, and the residual risk after remediation. Provide work leadership for junior employees.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with performing penetration testing and risk assessments

-Experience with penetration testing tools, including Kali Linux, Burp, Nmap, Wireshark, Nessus, Metasploit, Core Impact, and Cobalt Strike

-Experience with Perl, Ruby, Python, or equivalent scripting languages

-Knowledge of network protocols and common vulnerabilities and attack vectors, including OWASP Top 10

-Ability to brief technical and non-technical audiences on vulnerabilities and risks

-TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-DoD 8570 IAT Level II and CSSP Auditor Certifications

-Certified Wireless Network Administrator

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience as a systems administrator, network engineer, developer, or Cyber intelligence analyst

-Possession of excellent technical writing skills, including producing client-ready deliverables

-Possession of excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

-BA or BS degree in a technical field

-Offensive Security or SANS Certifications


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.

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