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Penetration Tester

Job Title
Penetration Tester
Job ID
Suitland,  MD
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Our client is a rapidly growing information security and information technology company in Washington, DC. We are looking to hire a Senior Penetration Tester to support a full range of cyber security services on a long-term. The position is full time/permanent and will support a US Government civilian agency. The position is available immediately upon finding a qualified candidate with the appropriate background clearance.

Currently Remote but must live local to Suitland MD.  Will eventually be onsite.

TS/SCI Clearance Required

Please send an updated resume and salary requirement. 


Job Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of capabilities and requirements analysis, cyber defense and vulnerability assessment tools and their capabilities, complex data structures, computer algorithms, programming principles, concepts and practices of processing digital forensic data.
  • Knowledge of vulnerability information dissemination sources (e.g., alerts, advisories, errata, and bulletins).
  • Plan and create penetration methods, scripts and tests
  • Understanding of incident categories, incident responses, and timelines for responses.
  • Experience with incident response and handling methodologies.
  • Carry out remote testing of a client's network or onsite testing of their infrastructure to expose weaknesses in security
  • Network access, identity, and access management experience (e.g., public key infrastructure, Oauth, OpenID, SAML, SPML).
  • Indepth understanding of network hardware devices and functions and network traffic analysis methods.
  • Knowledge of server diagnostic tools and fault identification techniques.
  • Simulate security breaches to test a system's relative security



  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 10+ years’ penetration testing experience as well as additional experience in network security, reverse engineering, programming, databases, mainframes, web applications
  • One or more of the following certifications preferred:
    • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification
    • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) Certification
  • Active TS/SCI clearance


Additional Experience Preferred:

  • Experience conducting vulnerability scans and recognizing vulnerabilities in security systems.

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