MEI Technologies, Inc

  • IRES - Sr. Penetration Tester (AS0003YF)

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/17/2018 12:32 PM)
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  • Overview



    This position requires a Penetration Tester to proactively plan and conduct cyber penetration testing events on customer networks to improve enterprise-wide security posture.





    • Plan penetration-testing events to evaluate the exploitability of vulnerabilities present on the customer’s systems and networks and present to the customer for approval

    • Perform penetration-testing events in accordance with the approved plans

    • Review penetration-testing results and provide reports on successes and failures 

    • Help define Policies and develop processes for penetration testing across the enterprise

    • Oversee the penetration-testing program; to include maintaining authorizations, documenting and disseminating test results, updating policies and processes to stay in line with DoD requirements, testing and developing tool sets to perform testing, training and certification of penetration testing  staff and providing briefings on the program and results to stakeholders across the organization

    • Work with personnel supporting the systems being tested to identify the indicators of penetration attempts and steps to remediate and mitigate the penetration attempts

    • Interpret higher- headquarters’ guidance to assist in the development of agency-wide policy. Support the development, establishment, review and update of CND procedures, processes, manuals, and other (CERT) documentation

    •    Other duties as assigned



    • High School Diploma (or GED) plus 18 years general experience or an Associate’s degree and16 years general experience or a Bachelor’s degree and 14 years general experience or a Master’s degree and 12 years general experience
    • Active Secret Clearance
    • Requires 10 years’ experience in the penetration testing field and practical experience in conducting penetration testing, red team operations, blue team operations and Advanced Persistent Threat identification and remediation
    • Cybersecurity experience is preferred, but IT experience/ expertise with servers, routers, firewalls, system patching, system hardening, tool/script development, advanced hardware/ software troubleshooting, COMSEC  protocols/procedures, and/or  VDI is considered for cybersecurity experience
    • Must have  a current  DoD 8570.01-M  IAT Level II certification with Continuing  Education (CE) - (CCNA Security,  CySA+, GICSP,  GSEC,  Security+  CE,SSCP). Must be able to obtain  a DoD 8570.01-M  CNDSP-Auditor  certification (CEH, CySA+, CISA, GSNA) within 6 months of hire
    • Experience with security analysis and solutions in a WAN/LAN environment.
    • Proven aptitude in oral and written communications with excellent technical writing skills
    • Experience with most MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)
    • Must be willing to travel - infrequent and less  than  two weeks
    • Must be willing to provide training to other analysts, as needed 


    • OSCP, Pentest +, GPEN certifications

    • Experience with Tier 2 CSSP or CERT, network,  and system security policies and procedures

    • Experience with conducting security-testing events across an Enterprise Network using commercial and open  source penetration testing  tools. Experience with other CND tools/applications, such  as Network Security  Manager, Bluecoat, Barracuda, Palo Alto, and Cisco Products


    This position is not approved for relocation.


    MEIT is an Equal Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran employer.



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