Junior, Penetration Tester
Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for a Penetration Tester/Red Team Tester who will plan and perform continuous cross-domain vulnerability assessments and penetration testing following the customer’s prescribed scope statement with authorities. The ideal candidate must display familiarity with cloud-based Windows and Linux operating systems and environments and be able to conduct network and application security vulnerability analysis. Specifically, the candidate will analyze mission systems to help identify potential vulnerabilities and help to provide remediation strategies to customers for these issues. The successful candidate must have prior experience with multiple facets of penetration testing, using both open source and proprietary tools. Conducts open source research on clients and their infrastructure to help identify data leakage could lead to vulnerabilities. Correlates threat data from various sources. Leverages programming knowledge to develop custom exploits for unique client systems. Travels to client sites on a semi-regular basis to conduct onsite assessments and tests. Prepares assessments and presentations of analyses and findings. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations.
Candidates may be asked to move between projects and participate in either single engagement penetration tests or continuous engagement Red Teams. The position will primarily require the candidate to work with a team of penetration testers, helping to lead and conduct varied testing efforts against applications and networks both for commercial entities and the federal government. Candidates may also lead a Red Team and be expected to develop a continuous campaign-based assessment that emulates the target’s real-world adversaries by developing new tools specific to the target. Candidates will be expected to integrate into ongoing testing efforts, requiring subject matter expertise in multiple disciplines of vulnerability testing and assessment, the ability to interact and liaison directly with clients and a strong ability to write and document findings. Travel is required on occasional basis for clients requiring onsite testing.
- 2+ years’ experience in three or more specific areas to include: analysis, network engineering, networking security, penetration testing tool, red teaming, hardware engineering, software engineering, vulnerability assessment tools (OS, web, database) etc.
- Proficiency of various operating systems: Windows, iOS, Android, or Linux
- Proficiency with cloud technology and deployments: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure
- Proficiency with at least three (3) or more of the following: mobile security, telecom protocols, operating systems, reverse engineering, forensics, network analysis, vulnerability assessment or malware.
- Working knowledge of at least one scripting or coding language
- Familiarity with container technologies to include container orchestration and microservices
- Working knowledge of software development
- Experience in network analysis methodologies
- Experience in drafting reports, documenting case details, and able to summarize findings and recommendations based on system analysis.
- Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
- BS (or equivalent) in Cyber security, Information Security, IT, EE, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
- US Citizenship and clearable to a Secret security clearance or higher
- Security Certification: CEH, GIAC or equivalent pen testing cert.
- Familiarity with Wireshark, Fiddler, EnCase, Sleuthkit and similar tools
- Experience employing advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, including dead system analysis and volatile data collection and analysis
- Desired security certification: examples include OSCP, CEH, CISSP, or Security+
- Law Enforcement/Cyber Forensics experience
- Experience in performing post-incident computer forensics without destruction of critical data.
- Experience in Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering.
- Experience with DevSecOps, Helm, Gitlab, and K8s
- Desired experience ensuring quality assurance and the spreading of best practices
- Experience with operational communications
- MS degree in technical field
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