Penetration Tester / Security Analyst

ECS   •  

Fairfax, VA

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

The candidate will work on a multi-platform, multi-tenant, hybrid hosted/cloud architecture that requires comprehensive cyber security over site and management. This is a demanding, high-energy position requiring innovative solutions to network, hardware, and software problems. The candidate will work with a team to install, maintain and design the physical and virtual infrastructure for the enterprise team. The candidate must have strong problem-solving skills.


  • Implement security technical implementation guides (STIG) compliance ensuring team is meeting DoD standards
  • Perform network security vulnerability and assessment audits
  • Use of Nessus and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) compliance tools
  • Verify certification and accreditation for information system
  • Conduct and document Risk Assessments, according to DoD standardized templates
  • Conduct penetration tests using the OWASPv4 checklist utilizing tools such as Burpsuite Pro, SQLMap, BeEF that lead to the identification of vulnerabilities
  • Create remediation reports that include details on vulnerabilities

The job is located in Fairfax VA, with some local trips to Ashburn, VA and other locations in the National Capital Region.

Required Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be eligible to receive a TS/SCI clearance
  • Bachelors and five years-experience
  • In depth knowledge of Information Assurance, Network Engineering, and Systems Engineering
  • Primary focus on networks supporting information security, including network security alert monitoring and analysis, vulnerability analysis and management, security engineering, performing audits, assessments and penetration tests
  • Experience with information assurance policies and regulatory compliance

Desired Skills:

  • Development of internal policy and procedure documents and plans
  • In depth understanding of established security standards and governmental requirements
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills