Senior Cyber Penetration Tester

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Huntsville, AL

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
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  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
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    Position summary

    offensive cyber tool development for use in stand-alone and network-connected systems. The position is responsible for ensuring survivability and resiliency of customer systems under test, and timely delivery of development updates and after-action reports after each penetration test.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited school in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related Technical Degree

    • 12-15 years of experience in penetration testing/red teams or related security field, or a Master's degree in a related field with 10 years of experience

    • Expert in the use of Linux (preferably Kali, Parrot, or similar distros) and Windows Operating systems

    • Expert knowledge in computer security, whether it be in forensics, systems analysis, penetration testing, tool development, or other related effort.

    • Expert working knowledge of and experience with Scanning/Analysis Tools (nmap, nikto, etc)

    • Expert in use of Exploitation Tools (Metasploit, Cobalt Strike, etc)

    • Experience with using scripting languages such as bash, python, etc

    • Exceptional problem solving skills

    • Candidate must be a resident of North Alabama area or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville/North Alabama area

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Extensive hands-on experience with performing penetration tests, reverse engineering, and/or system analysis

    • Prior DoD experience

    • Strong communication skills for documenting and relaying findings to customers

    • Expert understanding of TCP/IP network architecture.

    • Extensive experience analyzing into how security breaches and exploits can disrupt field operations in the defense and private sectors

    • Completion or work towards GSEC, GCIH, GPEN, OSCP, OSCE3 or similar technical certification

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-04-24
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.