Accenture Federal Services

Federal - Penetration Tester

3+ months agoArlington, VA

We are:
Accenture Federal Services, providing a tailored strategy to address the many cybersecurity challenges faced by customers in today's ever-changing business and industry landscape. Our team delivers a wholistic approach to cybersecurity assessment, monitoring, investigation, and response. Whether we're 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:

  • Operational experience with a broad range of security tools such as IPS, firewall, VPN, vulnerability management, patch compliance, web filters/proxies, and log collection/analysis.
  • Contribute in the hardening, monitoring, and maintenance of security components to provide protection against malicious external threats
  • Forward thinking for development of technical, procedural, and strategic solutions.
  • Ability to collaborate with other security engineers and analysts

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Qualifications

Here's 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 may be substituted.
  • Demonstrated experience creating novel, reusable, exploits for disclosed and undisclosed vulnerabilities. Experience or Certification could be demonstrated by having one of the following active certifications:
  • Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN),
  • Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE),
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Offensive Security Exploitation Expert (OSEE) or another comparable certification.
  • No certifications are required if the individual possesses one or more years' experience responding to Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) type incidents for large enterprises.
  • 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 of the following frameworks: Metasploit, Core Impact, Immunity Canvas or any similar Pen Testing tool.

Eligibility Requirements:

US Citizenship Required

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).
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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.

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

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

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Job ID: accenture_federal-00988837