Dependable Global Solutions Penetration Tester in Arlington, Virginia

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Job Summary

DGS is currently seeking a dedicated Penetration Tester to support our team in Arlington, VA.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • The Penetration Tester will work on a small team to perform the following:

  • Conduct 1-2 monthly assessments following an approved methodology, scope, and rules of engagement.

  • During the assessments identify security vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to compromise the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of client information or information systems.

  • Use adversarial techniques to bypass client security controls. Specific activities may include phishing, payload delivery, anti-virus evasion, pivoting, privilege escalation, and more. Incumbent may also be required to perform web application assessment on both public and private web applications.

  • Identify ways to improve team processes and capabilities, and assist DGS with identifying new clients.

Clearance Required

Active Secret Clearance (DHS suitability preferred)

Education and Skills Required:

  • 1+ year experience

  • Up to 40% travel possible

  • Knowledge and experience with penetration testing frameworks and methodologies

  • Advanced experience with penetration testing tools such as Core Impact, Metasploit, Powershell Empire, Cobalt Strike as well as assessment tools such as nmap, Nessus, Burp, etc.

  • Experience with various scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, Bash, DOS

  • Advanced knowledge of networking protocols

  • Understanding of various operating systems such as Windows (server and workstation), Linux, Unix, Cisco IOS, etc.

  • Penetration testing certification such as OSCP, OSCE, GXPN, GPEN

DGS Benefits

At DGS, we understand that our employees are our most valuable resource. That?s why we offer competitive compensation packages and a supportive environment with good work-life balance. In addition, we provide opportunities for growth and development so that our employees can continually develop their competencies, skills, and talents, and pursue advancement opportunities.

When you join the DGS Team you receive - Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term & Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition and Professional Development Assistance, 529 College Savings Plan.

Company Overview

Dependable Global Solutions (DGS), a Security and Intelligence Firm, was founded in September 2004 as a privately held small business. DGS? principle belief is that security is not a singular endeavor. Our clients require the ability to recognize, plan for, and mitigate risk in all of its various forms.

DGS specializes in IT security, mission assurance, and intelligence operations and analysis. We build, manage, and enhance our client?s ability to identify and deal with threats and attacks in near real-time