Penetration Tester - Air Force

San Antonio, TX

Full Time Contract Senior-level / Expert Clearance required USD 96K - 143K *
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Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 13 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent.   Headquartered in Washington, DC's historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nation's most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us.  
Barbaricum seeks an experienced Penetration Tester for an Air Force program enabling operational test, evaluation, and range support to the 346th Test Squadron and 318 Range Squadron, 67th Cyberspace Wing. This individual will integrate with a team of cyber security professionals to ensure instrumented cyber ranges, capable of stimulating operational networks, are provisioned to support the Air Force's cyber mission. This Penetration Tester will assess systems and networks to identify deviations from acceptable configurations.



  • Provide Cyber Security Assessments, including testing and evaluating cyber systems and products under the Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Products List (APL) DISA process.
  • Support TEMPEST testing.
  • Collaborate to identify access and collection gaps that can be satisfied through cyber collection and/or preparation activities.
  • Leverage all authorized resources and analytic techniques to penetrate targeted networks.
  • Determine deviations from acceptable configurations, enterprise, or local policy; assess the level of risk; and develop and or recommend appropriate mitigation countermeasures in operational and nonoperational situations.
  • Perform assessments of systems and networks within the network environment or enclave and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.
  • Measure effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities.
  • Ensure compliance with NIST SP 800-181.


  • Active DoD TS/SCI clearance required
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field required (Master's preferred)
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Must possess one of the following IAT Level III certifications: CISSP (preferred); CASP+ CE; CCNP Security; CISA; CISSP; GCED; GCIH; CEH

Additional Information
For more information about Barbaricum, please visit our website at  We will contact candidates directly to schedule interviews.  No phone calls please.  

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey at

Tags: Analytics CASP CCNP CEH CISA CISSP Clearance Clearance Required Compliance DoD GCED GCIH NIST Security assessments TEMPEST TS/SCI Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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Category: PenTesting Jobs
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