Coalfire Federal Penetration Tester in Arlington, Virginia
Coalfire is the cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public sector organizations avert threats, close gaps, and effectively manage risk. Our professionals are among the most talented in the industry, and each and every day, they strive to provide the unbiased assessments, advice, and innovative solutions that help our clients meet their specific challenges and build long-term strategies to protect their organizations. For nearly 20 years, we’ve been on the cutting-edge of one of the world’s most important industries – and we’re committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest security challenges.
We’re growing rapidly and are currently seeking Penetration Testers to support our customer in Reston, VA.
Conduct security assessments on a wide variety of technologies and implementations
Simulate sophisticated cyberattacks to identify vulnerabilities for clients worldwide
Conduct source code reviews for security vulnerabilities
Conduct Web application penetration testing
Conduct API penetration testing
Conduct Mobile Application penetration testing on iOS and Android platforms
5 years experience in information security with a focus on penetration testing experience
Experience with API testing and Mobile Application testing
Familiarity with XML, SOAP, JSON, and AJAX
OSCP or GPEN, GWAPT, LPT, CEH, GPEN, OSCE
Hands-on experience with two or more scripting languages such as Python, Powershell, Bash, or Ruby
Familiarity with penetration testing tools and tool suites such as Burp Suite Pro, Acunetix, NetSparker, Kali Linux, Colbalt Strike, etc.
Hands-on experience engaging clientele in consulting-related environments
An aptitude for technical writing, including assessment reports, presentations, and operating procedures
Strong understanding of security principles, policies, and industry best practices
Ability to obtain a U.S. Government Security Clearance
An advanced degree in an IT-related field
Database administration, device configuration hardening, and compliance
Experience with common web frameworks, for example, jQuery, Bootstrap, Django, etc.
Familiarity with Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM), Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications
Working knowledge of defensive security techniques and technologies
Passionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and contribute. That’s what it takes to be a part of the Coalfire team. We work together to tackle the toughest cybersecurity challenges and help our clients become more secure and successful. We are trusted advisors who are committed to shaping our industry. At Coalfire, our people have the opportunity to expand their minds and skills, build meaningful relationships with the industry’s smartest minds, and have a direct impact on our company’s success.
Along with energetic culture and supportive environment, you’ll have the flexibility to balance your personal and work life and grow personally and professionally. We work hard, and we play hard – and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including: [list of benefits]
Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
A generous 401(k) plan
A corporate wellness program
A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages
Coalfire is an EEO employer.
External Company Name: Coalfire Federal
External Company URL: https://www.coalfire.com/