Penetration Tester Job at Applied Insight, Maryland

  • Applied Insight
  • Maryland

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

Applied Insight enhances the ability of federal government customers to preserve national security, deliver justice and serve the public with advanced technologies and quality analysis. We work closely with agencies and industry to overcome technical and cultural hurdles to innovation, empowering them with the latest end-to-end cloud infrastructure, big data and cyber capabilities. Our expertise in cross-domain and boundary solutions, network analytics, DevOps and low-to-high development is unique in our industry. We develop and deliver innovative products and applications that are deployed in highly sensitive customer environments and have broad applications for federal missions.

On joining the Applied Insight team, you’ll be working to solve real-world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It’s vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential.

A day in the life (just a few of the things you may do on any given day):

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert providing testing expertise of the Risk Management Framework.
  • Direct and/or participate in the testing phase of security controls assessments using specialized knowledge of network protocols, operating systems, architectures, equipment, services, and standards.
  • Perform vulnerability and penetration testing using a wide variety of tools .
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies relevant to information systems security; interpret agency specific and federal security regulations .
  • Perform both network and application-level testing using established testing protocols and methods .

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • Eight (8) experience of related work experience as a Penetration Tester performing both network and application-level testing using established test protocols and methods.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology Engineering . In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, four (4) additional years of Penetration Testing experience m aybe substituted.
  • Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph Clearance.

What we are desiring from you (i.e. the nice-to-have qualifications):

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Licensed Penetration Tester Master (LPT) Certification
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) Certification
  • GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN) Certification
  • CompTIA PenTest+

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools they need to achieve success and grow their career.
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions.
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open-door policy.

Applied Insight provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Work experience placement, Bank staff, Local area, Immediate start, Flexible hours,

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