Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to FEMA networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to FEMA information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations. The FEMA SOC is responsible for the overall security of FEMA Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.
The FEMA SOC Program has a critical need for a Penetration Tester to join our team working in Bluemont, VA.
Perform internal and external pentest against systems to determine vulnerabilities and offer mitigation strategies.
Perform web app pentests
Perform vulnerability risk assessment
Perform physical pentests and social engineering
Perform cyber incident response as needed for programs
A minimum of an active Top Secret clearance (and be able to obtain a DHS FEMA EOD clearance to support this program.)
BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain. Additional years of experience and cyber certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Experience in web development and programming languages – such as Java, XML, Perl and HTML
Extensive experience performing IT security risk assessments
Experienced with the following Web Application tools; Burp Suite, Web Inspect, Appdetective
Experienced with Kali Linux
Experienced with IPS/IDS solutions
Understanding for the Cyber Kill Chain methodology
Prefer one of the following certifications:
GIAC Web Applications Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Web Application Defender (GWEB)
Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Cyber Operations
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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