Posted on: November 23, 2022
Qualified candidate will become part of Peraton's Department of
State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program
providing leading cyber and technology security experience to
enable innovative, effective and secure business processes.
Peraton's DSCM program encompasses technical, engineering, data
analytics, cyber security, management, operational, logistical and
administrative support to aid and advise DoS Cyber & Technology
Security (CTS) Directorate. This includes protecting a global cyber
infrastructure comprising networks, systems, information, and
mobile devices all while identifying and responding to cyber risks
and threats. Those supporting Peraton's DSCM program strive to
leverage their expert knowledge and propose creative solutions to
real-world cybersecurity challenges.
The Cyber Penetration Tester role will be in Rosslyn, VA. This role
supports the Penetration Testing (Red Cell) Team.
Assesses the current state of the customer's system security by
identifying all vulnerabilities and security measures. Helps
customer perform analysis and mitigation of security
Perform and report on penetration testing of systems including
cloud to satisfy the NIST 800-53 CA-8 security control and using
methodologies that may include, NIST SP 800-115, Penetration
Testing Execution Standard (PTES), and Information Systems Security
Assessment Framework (ISSAF).
Stay abreast of current attack vectors and unique methods for
exploitation of computer networks.
Provide support to incident response teams through capability
enhancement and reporting.
Assist in maintaining Red Cell infrastructure.
Develop or modify tools that automate discovery or exploitation
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the
knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
A Bachelor of Science degree and 5 to 7 years of experience is
required. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, 4 years of additional
experience may be substituted
Active Secret Clearance required/Top Secret preferred.
Basic understanding of networking and security principles.
Familiar in evaluating system security configurations.
Understand common Web Application vulnerabilities like SQLi, XSS,
CSRF, and HTTP Flooding.
Experience with penetration testing tools such as Metasploit, Burp
Suite, Nmap, etc.
Fundamentals of network routing & switching and assessing network
Familiarity in evaluating findings and performing root cause
Ability to work alone or in a small group.
Candidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential
Possess Sec+, Net+, CEH or other Penetration Testing or Security
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and
extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's
leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise
IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national
security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and
secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government
agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian,
health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do
the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.
For Colorado Residents: Colorado Salary Minimum: $67,100 Colorado
Salary Maximum: $162,800 The estimate displayed represents the
typical salary range for this position, and is just one component
of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other
rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term
incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton
provides a variety of benefits to employees.
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