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Job #: R-00029206
Location: Reston, VA
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Senior Penetration Tester to conduct security assessments, including vulnerability assessments and penetration tests, of computer network systems in accordance with published guidelines.  The individual should be able to work independently, be self-starting, and also be able to interact and communicate well within a team environment.
Position is in Reston, VA.  Candidates must currently possess a TS/SCI security clearance with a CI polygraph.

Primary Responsibilities:
•Assess network security using automated and manual techniques to identify security vulnerabilities.
•Exploit vulnerabilities and identify and document risks to networks.
•Use multiple techniques, including social engineering, to obtain network and physical access to sites.
•Create assessment reports that document vulnerabilities, identify causes, and propose remediation strategies
•Maintain industry certifications.

Basic Qualifications:
•Requires Bachelor's degree and 12-15 years of prior relevant experience.
•Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or a closely related discipline.
•Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience conducting penetration testing or Blue team testing. Must have one full year of penetration or Blue team testing experience within the last 3 calendar years.
•Must hold a GPEN, GWAPT, GCIH, GYPC, GSE, OSEE, OSCE, OSCP, or GXPN.

Preferred Qualifications:
4 years of additional demonstrated work experience in compliance, penetration, or blue team assessments will be accepted in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
 

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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