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Assurit is currently seeking experienced Penetration Test Lead to support one of our contracts!

Role Description:

The Penetration Test Lead (PTL) is a pivotal role within our cybersecurity team. It is responsible for the comprehensive coordination, meticulous planning, precise execution, and detailed reporting of penetration tests. The PTL will act as a subject matter expert, orchestrating resources to ensure the seamless delivery of penetration testing services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate resources to align with project objectives and timelines.
  • Plan and design penetration tests that meet the organization’s specific security requirements.
  • Execute penetration tests with precision, adhering to industry best practices and methodologies.
  • Report findings clearly, concisely, and actionable, providing insights and recommendations for enhancing security posture.
  • Provide expert support to the client in fulfilling the contract requirements for Penetration Testing.
  • Ensure compliance with all necessary qualifications and standards for Penetration Test staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field.
  • A minimum of five years of experience conducting security assessments using the NIST RMF or equivalent frameworks.
  • Proven experience as a Penetration Tester with a track record of leading and delivering successful penetration testing projects.
  • Proficiency in penetration testing tools and techniques.
  • Deep understanding of security protocols, cryptography, and application security.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the NIST security standards and guidelines, such as NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-30, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex security findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying current with security trends and threats.
  • Ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve security issues.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse team of assessors, project managers, system owners, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Must hold in good standing at least one (1) of the following IT Professional Certifications (or equivalent):
    • GIAC Penetration Tester (“GPEN”)
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (“CEH”)
    • CompTIA PenTest+
    • Licensed Penetration Tester Master (“LPT”)

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Working at Assurit

Assurit is an award winning, certified small business headquartered in Fairfax, VA. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package inclusive of medical and dental coverage, as well as paid time off.

Founded in 2013, Assurit has become a trusted provider of cybersecurity expertise to customers across federal, state and local governments, as well as the commercial sector. We are an employee-centric organization that focuses on the growth and development of our greatest asset – our people. We believe that if our Team is trained and educated, we will always be able to deliver our promise of customer success. If you enjoy work environments focused on continuous learning and growth, Assurit will be a great fit for you.

Whether you saw a specific job opening of ours or are simply interested in learning more about building your career at Assurit, feel free submit your resume. Based on your request, the appropriate individual within our organization will get back to you within 2 business days.

Assurit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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