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

Clearance:

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

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