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Pen Tester

Arlington, VA
This position will work a rotating hybrid schedule in Arlington, VA. WEEK 1 - 2 days onsite, 3 days remote WEEK 2 - 3 days onsite, 2 days remote.
 This role supports the Penetration Testing (Red Cell) Team.
What you’ll do:
  • Assesses the current state of the customer’s system security by identifying all vulnerabilities and security measures. Helps customer perform analysis and mitigation of security vulnerabilities.
  • Perform and report on penetration testing of systems including cloud to satisfy the NIST 800-53 CA-8 security control and using methodologies that may include, NIST SP 800-115, Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES), and Information Systems Security Assessment Framework (ISSAF).
  • Stay abreast of current attack vectors and unique methods for exploitation of computer networks.
  • Provide support to incident response teams through capability enhancement and reporting.
  • Assist in maintaining Red Cell infrastructure.
  • Develop or modify tools that automate discovery or exploitation (e.g. bash, Python, JavaScript,powershell).
Required qualifications:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: 
  • A Bachelor of Science degree and 5 to 7 years of experience is required. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, 4 years of additional experience may be substituted 
  • US citizenship required with the ability to obtain interim Top Secret security clearance before starting.
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule. 
  • Basic understanding of networking and security principles.
  • Familiar in evaluating system security configurations.
  • Understand common Web Application vulnerabilities like SQLi, XSS, CSRF, and HTTP Flooding.
  • Experience with penetration testing tools such as Metasploit, Burp Suite, Nmap, etc.
  • Fundamentals of network routing & switching and assessing network device configurations
  • Familiarity in evaluating findings and performing root cause analysis.
  • Ability to work alone or in a small group.
Preferred Qualifications
Candidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential consideration: 
  • Possess Sec+, Net+, CEH or other Penetration Testing or Security based certifications
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