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Job #: R-00001714
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:

Principal Cybersecurity Penetration Tester - Red Team

Leidos Corporate Information Security Group is looking for a Principal Cybersecurity Penetration Tester to join our Cyber Operations team in Gaithersburg, MD.

General Responsibilities:
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments, to include in-depth penetration testing on intranet, internet, web, wireless, etc on UNIX and Windows based platforms.
  • Responsible for setting up scheduled and ad-hoc red team scenarios to highlight gaps impacting the organization's security posture.
  • Work both independently, as well as lead a team of technical testers on penetration testing and red team engagements and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Perform in-depth analysis of red team engagements results and provide a detail report that describes findings, exploitation procedures, risks and recommendations.
  • Execute penetration testing projects using the established methodology, tools and rules of engagements.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 8 years of relevant experience in IT or cybersecurity. Additional years of relevant Cybersecurity experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
  • At least 3 years of experience directly related to Red Team assessments or penetration testing (intranet, internet, web, wireless, social engineering).
  • Possess one of the following certifications: OSCP, OSWP, GPEN, GWAPT, OSCE, OSEE, GXPN.
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell, Java, Perl, etc).
  • Experience with vulnerability management, which includes reviewing cyber security vulnerabilities for risk and relevance and planning mitigations for systems vulnerabilities.
  • US citizenship is required and able to obtain federal security clearance.
  • Strong communication skills; able to successfully communicate with management personnel, technical personnel and third parties.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior team lead experience.


CyberCIS

External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
None

Travel:
No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Cyber Security

3000

Corporate
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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