Friday, May 13, 2016

Security Consultant: Application Security Penetration Testing, Arlington, VA

Security Consultant, Ethical Hacking / Penetration Testing

Location: Arlington, VA (convenient to the Metro)
Compensation: Hourly, W2 or Corp to Corp
Education: BA/BS Preferred but not required
Duration: 2+ Years has been engaged to identify Application Security talent to fill multiple contract positions for an extended period of time.  Candidates must be in or near the Arlington, VA region.  Our client’s location is a couple of blocks away from a Metro station.

  • Manual Code Review
  • Perform manual penetration testing of client systems, web sites and networks to discover vulnerabilities
  • Configure, run and monitor automated testing tools
  • Work with software developers, systems engineering and architect professionals to make improvements to system design and operation
  • Create a testing framework to test vulnerability sources, vendor capabilities and security tools
  • Thoroughly document exploit chain/proof of concept scenarios

  • 5-7 years of experience performing application security penetration testing.  A BA/BS is preferred but not required.
  • Development experience or working knowledge of JAVA
  • Familiarity with vulnerability assessment and penetration best practices
  • Experience with vulnerability and penetration testing techniques and tools
  • Desire to obtain one or more security-related certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCEH), Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE), and Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Preferred experience includes programming background in Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby, .NET or other interpreted or compiled languages
  • Hands-on experience including Metasploit, Nmap, Nessus, Burp Suite
  • Experience with LINUX and Microsoft Technologies
  • Understanding of Mobile applications appreciated

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