Junior Penetration Tester

Washington, DC 20016

Posted: 03/02/2018 Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 27871

Kavaliro is seeking an onsite Junior Level Penetration Tester to provide technical security assessments of applications and infrastructure, security design reviews as well as risk assessments. This is a hands-on role, requiring technical skills from the hardware to the application layer and is located on-site with our client in Washington DC.

Duties  and Responsibilities: 
  • Selects the appropriate technical tests, network or vulnerability scan tools, and/or pen testing tools based on review of requirements and purpose
  • Lists all steps involved for executing selected test(s) and coaches others in the use of advanced research, development, or scan tools and the analysis of comparative findings between proposed and current technologies
  • Performs joint interoperability testing on systems exchanging electronic information with systems of other services or nations, and determines whether the system is certified as interoperable based on analysis of results
  • Provides recommendations on how to enable systems to operate effectively together

  • 3-5 years of software testing experience with a history performing hands on, web application penetration testing in a variety of diverse environments

Desired Skills:
  • Developing and applying security system access control
  • Assessments of industry IT operating system, software database, or hardware
  • Systems engineering, requirements analysis, system development, software development, or hardware development as applied to the information assurance or cyber security field
  • Preparing the various types of security related documents and conduct vulnerability scans and recognize vulnerabilities in security systems

Minimum Education and Certifications
  • Preferred: Bachelor degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent IT experience.
  • One or more required: Network+, A+, Security+, CPTE, CEH, or GSEC

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