Penetration Tester

penetration tester experience, validation experience, web module applications experience, LInux, Metasploit
Contract W2, 5 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Please note that this is a 5 month contract position.

• Plan, communicate, coordinate and perform penetration testing, application testing, and security assessments at application, system and enterprise level 
• Perform manual penetration tests and validation of vulnerability scan results 
• Develops automation/scripts for replicating vulnerability validation and penetration tests 
• Devises plans and scenarios for various types of penetration tests 
• Develop Rules of Engagement, scoping documents and reports 
• Documents exploits and results in remediation in final vulnerability assessment report 
• Perform information technology security research to remain current on emerging technology trends and develop exploits for disclosed and undisclosed vulnerabilities 
• Contributes to developing and implementing tools for penetration testing and early warning of weaknesses or possible incidents building on methodologies as promulgated by NIST, ISO, etc. to ensure useful, measurable, and repeatable methods applied to quantifying risk 
• Selects, installs, and configures security testing platforms and tools or develop tools and procedures for penetration tests 
• Performs penetration testing using standard penetration tools (Metasploit, Nmap, Nessus, Burp Suite, etc.) 

Required Skills: 
• 3-5 years of penetration testing experience is required 
• Experience with web and mobile applications, databases, operating systems 
• Experience in penetration testing large and complex enterprise networks 
• Experience with utilizing penetration testing framework such as OWASP 
• Experience with regulatory compliance, policy development, and policy enforcement 
• Experience with FISMA compliance and the NIST SP 800 series 
• Experience in the roles identified above 
• 4+ years of network or system security 
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
• Hands-on OS configuration/administration experience 
• Programming experience with focus on penetration testing or process automation 
• Experience with the following technologies: 
o Kali Linux 
o Metasploit 
o Nmap 
o Burp Suite 

Desired Skills: 
• Experience with cyber security development projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients 
• Experience with process development and deployment 
• Experience with the following technologies: 
o Tenable SecurityCenter 
o HP Fortify 
o IBM AppScan 
o WebInspect 
• Experience with three or more of the following: 
o Security COTS integration 
o Operating System Hardening 
o Vulnerability Assessment testing 
o Identification and Authentication schemes 
o Public Key Infrastructure and Identity Management 
o Cross Domain Solutions 
o Reverse Engineering 
o Security engineering 
o Mobile Technologies 
o Cloud Computing 
• Excellent writing skills 

Required Education: 
• Bachelor’s degree in Computers or other business related major; or equivalent experience 

Desired Certifications (one or more): 
• CEH (preferred) 

Applicants must provide their phone number Refernce Job Number 4100

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San Francisco, CA, 94159

Dice Id : NETSO
Position Id : 4100
Originally Posted : 7 months ago
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