Penetration Tester

MindPoint Group

Posted Under: Washington, DC jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 20599
Posted On: 2021-02-23

MindPoint Group is seeking a Penetration Tester to assist our government and commercial clients with conducting security assessments of their web and mobile applications, as well as their underlying infrastructure.Requirements: * Security, Software Development, Networking, and/or Systems Administrator Experience* Deep understanding of 3-tiered Web Application and Mobile Application Architectures* Manual Penetration Testing Experience (i.e. mapping applications, injecting SQLi, XSS, XXE, exploit creation)* Must have Commercial Web Application Tool Experience (i.e. BurpSuite, AppScan, WebInspect)* Network Penetration Testing Tool Experience (i.e. Nmap, Nessus, Wireshark, Metasploit, Hydra, John)* Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to explain the technical details of OWASP Top 10 and other vulnerabilities from C-levels to developers in a large professional environmentDesired:* Web Services Security Penetration Testing Experience* Software Development and/or Scripting Experience in .NET, C++, Java, C#, perl, python or bash* Mobile Application Penetration Testing (i.e. iOS, Android, Windows, Blackberry)* Database Experience (DBA or security penetration testing)* Source Code Review (aka Static Analysis) Experience* Excellent technical writing skills and attention to detailFunctional Responsibilities: The Penetration Testing Analyst (PTA) may perform any or all of the following: conducts vulnerability assessments; carries out penetration tests, performs social engineering tests; analyzes technical security weaknesses; performs risk analyses; and develops exploits. Researches and maintains proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding and encryption. Develop tools, techniques, training and countermeasures for computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding and encryption.Qualifications* Active Secret Clearance Required* Minimum of 6 years of general work experience and 3 years of relevant experience in functional responsibility.* Bachelor's Degree, or an equivalent combination of formal education, experience.* Must have a strong technical background and understand system architecture and design, operating systems, network infrastructure, software installation on test platforms, software development, database, and operating systems.Additional Information* All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines* Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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