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Job #: R-00027687
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Description

Job Description:

The Vulnerability Active Detection & Exploitation Research (VADER) group at Leidos currently has an opening for an experience penetration tester to lead our internal red team. 

Primary 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 the technical lead of the penetration testing team.

- Conduct 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, diagrams and recommendations.

- Execute penetration testing projects using the established methodology, tools and rules of engagements.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree and at least 12 to 15 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 5 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

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior team lead experience

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Operations

Leidos

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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