1+ months

Federal - Penetration Tester

Washington, DC 20044

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Penetration Tester Job Description / Responsibilities:

+ Use industry standard and/or proprietary software to conduct penetration testing including but not limited to, Metasploit for automated penetration testing, Burpsuite, and Web Inspect for web application penetration testing

+ Test web services using automated web application scanning methodologies and tools (e.g. IBM AppScan, HP WebInspect, Acunetix WVS, etc.)

+ Test web services using a manual in-depth testing methodologies and tools (e.g. Burp Suite Pro, ZAP Proxy, IronWASP, etc.)

+ Research new threats, attack vectors, and risk

+ Analyze results of scans to identify threats and vulnerabilities, analyze controls planned or already in place, determine the likelihood that identified vulnerabilities may be exploited by testing exploitation, and provide an analysis which includes recommended remediation strategies for comprehensive security program improvements

+ Validate findings and research methods for mitigation when deemed necessary by the customer. This includes retesting findings to validate vulnerability remediation and/or gathering information to assist system owners with the mitigation of findings

Basic Skills & Qualifications:

+ 4 years of overall IT experience

+ 2 years of Penetration Testing experience

+ 2 years of experience with testing and scanning tools like Nessus, Metasploit, NMAP, Burp Suite, and Web Inspect

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

+ Bachelors Degree preferred

+ Web application testing experience that includes experience with attacks to identify common vulnerabilities such as, SQL Injection, Cross Site Scripting, Cross Site Request Forgery, etc

+ Writing detailed test assessment reports

+ Using, administering, and troubleshooting a major version of Linux

+ Proven proficiency in performing extensive vulnerability assessment and penetration testing

+ Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and networking architectures

+ Knowledge of open security testing standards and projects, including OWASP

+ Knowledge of database, applications, and Web server design and implementation

+ Knowledge and experience with diverse IT architectures and enterprise IT data centers, large-scale transaction processing environments, external hosted services and cloud computing environments

+ Knowledge and experience with physical and virtual server configurations and implementations

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

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

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-12-18

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