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Assurit is currently seeking experienced Vulnerability Assessment Analyst and Penetration Tester to support one of our contracts!

Role Description:

The Vulnerability Assessment Analyst and Penetration Tester is responsible for the delivery of continuous cyber assessments, solving complex technology problems, building tools, and identifying and influencing response to and mitigation of threats. Performing manual assessment of systems, services, and software; specializing in security issues beyond those identified by static analysis tools. The individual ensures services, applications, and websites are designed and implemented to the highest security standards. Responsible for application and hardware penetration testing, automating repetitive tasks using various scripting languages, mentoring, and leading other engineers to deliver complex penetration tests and vulnerability assessments. The individual will be expected to drive automation, tooling, efficiency, and advance the teams penetration testing capabilities. Responsible for creating threat mitigation plans.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of hands-on penetration testing experience with operating systems, web applications, and network infrastructure.
  • Administrator-level knowledge of Windows and Linux server operating systems.
  • Experience with operating system security.
  • Competent with testing frameworks and tools (e.g., Burp Suite, Metasploit, Cobalt Strike, Kali Linux, Nessus, PowerShell Empire).
  • Knowledge of the functionality and capabilities of computer network defense technologies, including router Access Control Lists (ACLs), firewalls, Intrusion Detection System (IDS)/Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), antivirus/Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), and web content filtering.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex technical topics to non-technical audiences.

Education Requirements:

  • Possess one of the following certifications: OffSec Certified Professional (OSCP), Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP), GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), GIAC Web Application Defender (GWEB), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or equivalent.

Clearance Required:

  • Secret

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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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