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CybSecurity Penetration Test Engineer

Company: ManTech
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Job Description:

Req ID 97580BR Business Title CybSecurity Penetration Test Engineer Group MCIS Location USA VIRGINIA Reston Clearance Level Needed Public Trust Category Cyber Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesBecome an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Position Description:


  • Experience in performing Penetration Testing, Security Control Assessments and Red Team activities.
  • Willingness to travel 25% - 40% of the time with weekends home.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance.
  • Participates in penetration testing engagements of Federal, State, and commercially owned systems and environments.
  • Testing includes web application assessments, static code review and analysis, mobile (iOS, Android), wireless assessments, SCADA, and infrastructure assessments.
  • Develop and document security evaluation test plans and procedures.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance in developing and supporting business applications to ensure they are deployed securely.
  • Responsible for aligning industry best security practices and technology solutions with business strategies.
  • Maintain knowledge of current security tools and industry best practices: tools, techniques, procedures, tactics, attacks and forensics.
  • Prioritize and manage tasks as needed, on the status of action items and/or results of activities.
  • Conduct hands-on security testing, analyze test results, document risk, and recommend countermeasures.
  • Coordinate with other program elements while conducting security testing.
  • Assess/calculate risk based on threats, vulnerabilities, and shortfalls uncovered in testing.

    Required Skills:

    • Experience with a wide range of InfoSec tools such as Metasploit, Burp, Nessus, Kali Linux Tool Suite, IDA Pro, OllyDbg/WinDbg, Nmap, John the Ripper, Cain, Nikto, and packet analysis tools (Wireshark/TCPDump) (preferred).
    • Experience with scripting/programming languages such as .Net, PowerShell, Python, Java, Ruby, or Perl.
    • Extensive knowledge of operating systems (Linux, Windows, iOS, Android, Unix variants), network intrusion detection architectures, operating system vulnerabilities and web application security methods (preferred).
    • Familiarity with the OWASP testing methodology.

      The ideal candidate MUST have a strong understanding of the following technologies and their security vulnerabilities:

      • Web Applications and Technologies: advanced understanding of application programming languages, application servers, Web services, and Web browsers. Candidate should also understand the vulnerabilities related to these technologies, as well as security best practices when using them. Candidate should also be able to use automated assessment tools coupled with manual testing techniques to assess these applications.
      • Networking Technologies: advanced proficiency with various networking skills and technologies, including (but not limited to) Cisco hardware and IOS, firewalls, IDS and IPSs, packet analysis, and high level network architecture fundamentals.
      • Enterprise Solutions, Storage and Databases: understanding of relational databases, database management systems, enterprise storage solutions, and security concerns specific to these technologies.
      • Virtualization technologies: advanced experience with VMware products, Microsoft virtualization technologies and/or similar technologies.

        Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Secret Clearance may be required in the future. Qualifications Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent and four to five years of related experience. Minimum of 1-2 years experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms. Additional Qualifications ---Industry recognized certifications within the domain of information security, information technology and project management (e.g., OSCP, GIAC, GPEN, GWAPT, GSSP, ITIL, CISSP, etc.) considered a plus and recognized as an indication of work experience.



        • Have a broad knowledge of security methodologies, solutions and best practices.
        • Candidate should have a solid understanding of information security fundamentals, information security policies and procedures, and industry best practices as well as various IT governance standards (NIST 800-53 rev 4, 800-53a, ITIL, etc.)
        • Demonstrated working knowledge of cyber security principles for Linux, Windows and virtual platforms.
        • Have a broad knowledge of the technical and non-technical tactics, techniques and procedures used by adversaries to exploit information systems. Candidate should be able to conduct advanced tests that simulate malicious users.
        • Advanced understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of different security tools. Ability to select the right tool for the job. Ability to configure and troubleshoot tools if necessary.
        • Be comfortable using, configuring, troubleshooting, and administrating both Unix/Linux and Microsoft operating systems. Candidate should also have extensive administrative experience with at least one of these OS's.
        • Have the ability to think critically and creatively. Capable of synthesizing and analyzing large amounts of data related to complex systems. Ability to articulate thoughts and findings in a concise and comprehensive manner.
        • Ability to present highly technical information to non-technical audiences
        • Strong Communication Skills.
        • Customer management Skills
        • Should be able to explain complex technical findings/issues to non-technical audience.
        • Penetration Report writing. Degrees See Qualifications Years of Experience 05-07 years w/Bachelors Degree


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          Position Type Full-Time Shift Day Overview ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.

          Keywords: ManTech, Reston, CybSecurity Penetration Test Engineer, IT / Software / Systems, Reston, Virginia

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