1+ months

Senior Penetration Tester - Red Team APT

Washington, DC 20044

Accenture/FusionX has an immediate opening for senior/expert level penetration tester to join its fast-growing team. Ideally, candidates will be located in the Washington DC, metro area; however, we are open to applications from candidates elsewhere in the continental United States.

Successful candidates will be joining a team of industry experts who are driven by an ardent desire to push the envelope as it relates to security research, innovation and providing our clients with simulated cyber attacks of the type which they have not been previously exposed. In addition to involvement in day-to-day client activities, FusionX team members are expected and must have the ability to proactively contribute to company research projects, including vulnerability research and exploit development activities.

As a member of our highly talented services team, you will be given the opportunity to execute simulated attacks in a variety of customer settings, including the digital assets of high net worth individuals, some of the nations most critical infrastructures and largest financial institutions. We strive to maintain a positive working environment of highly skilled, confident, experienced security professionals who continually learn from one another and develop together as one of the industries more formidable security assessment teams.

Desired Skills and Experience


At least ten years in a security consulting role

At least ten years experience performing network penetration testing

At least five years experience performing application security assessments

Must have over four years experience project managing security assessment projects

Required Skills:

Intimately familiar with networking fundamentals (all OSI layers)

Familiar with common internet protocol (IP) packet structures

Understanding of application design principals

Knowledge of web application exploitation methodologies

Ability to independently research new vulnerabilities in software products

Familiar with fundamentals of software exploitation on modern operating systems

Current knowledge of common threats as they relate to specific industries

Ability to read: C, C++, C#, Objective C, PHP, Java, X86 ASM

Fundamental understanding of OS internals, memory allocators etc

Must have the ability to perform targeted penetration tests without use of automated tools

Knowledge of IDS/IPS/HIDS/HIPS evasion techniques

Excellent written skills, articulating highly technical topics to a wide range of audiences

Good organizational and inter-personal skills communicating with clients

Desired Skills:

Experience scoping engagements and developing technical proposals

Experience developing C, C++, PHP+MySQL, Java

Experience reverse engineering of malware, disk and memory forensics

Other Requirements:

Must be able to pass a seven year commercial background investigation with no major incidents

Must be prepared to travel up to 10% of time, both domestically and internationally


Posted: 2019-07-19 Expires: 2019-09-27

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