1+ months

Federal - Penetration Tester

Arlington, VA 22202

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, providing a tailored strategy to address the many cybersecurity challenges faced by customers in todays ever-changing business and industry landscape. Our team delivers a wholistic approach to cybersecurity assessment, monitoring, investigation, and response. Whether were defending against identified threat actors, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we build cyber resilience so our clients can grow with confidence in their security.

You are:

A Penetration Tester provides clients with thorough assessments that emulate real world attacks to ensure environments are secure. You go beyond vulnerability identification and provide clients with Security Control feedback and provide recommendations on how to best secure an environment.

The Work:

Independently perform penetration tests on computer systems, networks, applications, and appliances. Search for different weakness and areas of concern in configurations and throughout known vulnerabilities/weaknesses within a network. Pinpoint different methods and entry points that attackers may use to exploit these vulnerabilities or weaknesses. Research, analyze, document, and discuss vulnerabilities/weaknesses found with senior leadership and cyber security teams. Conduct different types of red and purple teaming exercises across the network to include wireless networks and other peripheral devices. Perform Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) gathering.

Here is what you need:

+ Minimum of 3 years specialized experience in penetration testing or experience responding to Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) type incidents for large enterprises as a member of an incident response team.

+ Demonstrated experience creating novel, reusable, exploits for disclosed and undisclosed vulnerabilities.

+ Well-rounded background in application, network, and system security.

+ Able to conduct and speak to OSINT, social engineering, and physical pen-testing.

+ Understanding of OWASP Top 10/NIST Standards.

+ Familiarity with proxy tools (Burp Suite/ZAP).

+ One or more of the following certifications:

+ Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN),

+ GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN),

+ Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT),

+ Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE),

+ Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP),

+ Offensive Security Exploitation Expert (OSEE) or another comparable certification.

+ Proficient experience using a scripting language such as PowerShell, Python, Ruby, or Perl for penetration testing or incident response.

+ Demonstrated experience utilizing at least one or more of the following frameworks:

+ Metasploit, Core Impact, Immunity Canvas, Cobalt Strike, Scythe or any similar Pen Testing tool.

+ Effective written and verbal communication.

Bonus points if you have:

+ Experience with Networking, Engineering, Coding, Scripting etc.

+ Attacker mindset: ability to think creatively about relevant threats and attacks.

+ Have significant hands-on penetration testing experience and offensive capabilities in numerous core competency areas including web applications, mobile applications, network testing, cloud architecture, Multi-Tier architecture or Distributed Systems.

+ Strong understanding of vulnerabilities, common attack vectors and how to resolve them.

+ Familiarity with public cloud platforms (preferably AWS and Azure).

Compensation for roles at Accenture Federal Services varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience.As required by local law, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits) Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role California: $90,700- $147,700Colorado: $90,700- $127,100New York City: $105,00- $147,100Washington: $96,600- $135,200

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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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Posted: 2023-02-24 Expires: 2023-04-26

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