Job #: 2571

Title: Penetration Tester – Arlington, VA

Region:

  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 4 months ago

     

    Responsibilities:
    • Build out a comprehensive testing framework which combines internal and external testing vulnerability sources, security tools and vendor capabilities.
    • Collaborate with software development, system engineering and architect peers to continually improve system design, implementation and operations
    • Configure, run and monitor automated security testing tools
    • Perform manual validation of vulnerabilities
    • Perform manual penetration testing of client systems, web sites and networks to discover vulnerabilities
    • Thoroughly document exploit chain/proof of concept scenarios for internal client consumption
    Qualifications:
    EXPERIENCE:
    • A degree or certificate in management information systems, security, mathematics, computer science or related field or 7+ years of relevant information security experience
    • Working with technical security controls
    • Programming experience in Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby, .NET or other interpreted or compiled languages
    • Familiarity with vulnerability assessment and penetration best practices
    • Experience with vulnerability and penetration testing techniques and tools
    • Desire to obtain one or more security-related certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCEH), Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE), and Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
    • 4+ years of application security penetration testing experience.
    • Experience testing web and mobile platforms.
    • Development experience, working knowledge of Java.
    • Excellent analytical and debugging skills.
    • Excellent communication skills
    TECHNICAL SKILLS:
    The ideal candidate should possess a detailed knowledge of one or more of the following technologies:
    • Security testing tools including Metasploit, Nmap, Nessus, Burp Suite, OWASP ZAP Proxy.
    • Linux operating systems
    • Microsoft technologies
    • Mobile application programming and/or security testing
    • Wireless technologies
    • Web application technologies
    • Network implementation (operational and security)
    • Social engineering
    • Physical security
    • Source code analysis software
    • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    EDUCATION:
    • A degree or certificate in management information systems, mathematics, computer science or related field or 7+ years of relevant information security experience ​​​​​

     

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