Cybersecurity Test Engineer, Senior

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc Rome, NY 2019-07-08
Cybersecurity Test Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Collaborate with a team of creative problem solvers to test and evaluate systems through a Whitebox adversarial approach for a government agency supporting Air Force (AF) clients. Work on systems that are assessed based on the NIST 800-53 Risk Management Framework (RMF) security controls with a focus on the filtering capabilities and low-level data flows within the architecture of the system, including Mandatory Access Controls (MAC) and Discretionary Access Controls (DAC). Build capabilities by learning from others' expertise within a diverse team. This position is located in Rome, NY.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in the Cybersecurity field

-Experience with Linux and non-Debian-based distributions, including RHEL and CentOS

-Experience with the Linux command line, including traversing the directory structure, editing files, grepping, viewing, and stopping processes and services

-Experience with the automation of processes through scripting in Ruby, Python, or Bash

-Experience with networking, including TCP and the three-way handshake and common ports and protocols and virtualization, including VMware or VirtualBox and setting up virtual networks

-Experience with developing and analyzing technical documentation

-Ability to travel up to 10% of the time 3-4 days per quarter

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-Security+ Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with programming in one or more of the following: C, C++, or Java

-Experience with leading projects, including preparing presentations and presenting to clients

-Experience with analyzing and executing test plans and procedures

-Experience with penetration testing or adversarial emulation

-Experience with NIST 800-053 security controls

-Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools, including Kali Linux, Wireshark, and Tripwire, Burp Suite, and Metasploit

-Knowledge of current Cyber threats and how to appropriately harden a system to prevent them

-TS/SCI clearance

-BA or BS degree

-CEH, CISSP, CASP, RedHat CSA, GPEN, or a similar Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


Not ready to apply? Join our talent community and sign up for job alerts.

Apply This Job