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CPT - Cyber Security Penetration Tester

Location: San Antonio, TX
Date Posted: 07-19-2017
Due to the nature of this position, only U.S. Citizens with an active Top Secret/SCI clearance will be considered.

About Us:

CyProTech is committed to “Enabling Success” of our client’s missions.  As such, we are searching for the right candidate to work independent and in a team environment performing security analysis utilizing various defense technologies to find and eradicate security threats to our client systems.  In this role, the ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying unique threat capabilities and then taking those through a defined process to improve automated identification capabilities.  This position will require someone who can think freely, be investigative in nature, and solve difficult problems.  If you want to help defend our nation against many of the cyber threats it faces, then we have a position for you.   

Job Description/Summary:
The Penetration Tester will support Cyber Threat Emulation (CTE) functions and conduct vulnerability, compliance and in-depth penetration testing, on AF/DoD systems, in support of Cyber Vulnerability Assessments (CVA).   
  • Evaluate the security posture of a system and/or network through exploitation and privilege escalation
  • Determine the impact of vulnerabilities and recommend mitigation strategies
  • Understand system, mission and/or application vulnerabilities and exploits.  
  • Develop exploits for exposed vulnerabilities with a focus on non-interference of mission partner systems and networks
  • Assist customer with implementing policies and tactics, techniques and procedures for conducting assessments
  • Demonstrate an ability to methodically analyze problems, identify solutions and remain composed in potentially stressful situations
Minimum Practical Experience and Knowledge Required: 
  • Must have DoD 8570 IAT III Level Certification 
  • Must pass client mission training and certification program and maintain certification in accordance with their documented guidelines and policies
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science or Math related field with an additional (8) years; an Associates with 10+ years additional experience
  • Advanced experience with Linux+, Power Shell, SED, AWK, Perl, Python, Batch, or similar
  • Strong knowledge of Windows Internals, Windows Application Programming Interfaces (API), Portable Executable (PE) formats, Windows Registry, and security models; 
  • Familiarity with the following protocols: SSL, SMTP, SSH, TCP, TELNET, UDP, DNS, DSN  
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Master’s degree in a Computer Science or Math related field
  • Possess a penetration tester certification (i.e., GPEN, GXPN, GWAPT)
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a MCTS and Linux certification within an established timeframe 

Due to the nature of this position, only U.S. Citizens with an active Top Secret/SCI clearance will be considered.
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