Leidos is seeking a talented Penetration tester to join our team to support a federal customer within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and supporting Security Operations. The FEMA has a critical need for a Penetration Tester to support red team engagements and help the organization assess risk in their environment. This is a full-time funded position based in Bluemont, VA with telework leniency.
The FEMA Penetration testing team is responsible for pen testing resources and support for public facing sites as well as high value assets within the department. The Pen Tester completes hands on pen testing capabilities, red team activities, and communicates recommended solutions for addressing findings from a pen test. This is a big growth area for us and our customer over the next several years.
Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field and 7+ years of professional experience. At least five (5) years of the experience must be in a vulnerability assessment and/or penetration testing capacity.
Must have a Top Secret Clearance. In addition to specific security clearance requirements all Department of Homeland Security SOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.
Experience with at least three of the seven tools listed below:
- Kali Linux
- Burp suite
- Core Impact
- Cobalt Strike
- Tenable Nessus
- Web Inspect
Must have one of the following Certifications: SANS, GPEN, GWAPT, GISF, GXPN, OSCP, OSCE, OSWP, OSEE, CISSP
Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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