Cyber Security Penetration Tester

Leidos - Ashburn
new offer (12/08/2020)

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Job Description:
Exciting opening for an experienced Cyber Security Penetration Tester!
Job Summary
This person will work on a team of cyber SMEs providing support to the DHS SOC Support Services Program/CBP.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations. The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.
The CBP SOC Program has a critical need for a Penetration Tester to join our team working in Alexandria, VA.
Primary Responsibilities
Perform internal and external pentest against systems to determine vulnerabilities and offer mitigation strategies.
Perform web app pentests
Perform vulnerability risk assessment
Perform physical pentests and social engineering
Perform cyber incident response as needed for programs
A minimum of an active Secret clearance (and be able to obtain a DHS CBP BI clearance to support this program.)
BS degree and 8 ? 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 ? 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain. Additional years of experience and cyber certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Experience in web development and programming languages ? such as Java, XML, Perl and HTML
Extensive experience performing IT security risk assessments
Experience with programming/scripting in Python, Powershell, Ruby, C, JavaScript, etc
Experienced with the following Web Application tools;
Burp Suite, Web Inspect, Appdetective
Experienced with Kali
Experienced with IPS/IDS solutions
Understanding for the Cyber Kill Chain methodology
Prefer one of the following certifications:
GIAC Web Applications Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Web Application Defender (GWEB)
Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Requisition Category:
Job Family:
Cyber Operations
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world\ 's toughest challenges in thedefense, 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.Com.
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That\ 's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.
Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.Com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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