Penetration Tester-Ft Lee in Fort Lee, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  839967

Penetration Tester- Fort Lee, VA
Job ID: 839967
If interested, please contact Abbey Spink at

The Penetration Tester will provide critical Computer Network Defense (CND) services to a DOD enterprise network. The Pen Tester will be responsible for maintaining the system health for all managed systems and maintain, enhance and optimize enterprise network communications and security through targeted penetration tests system compromise.



MUST HAVE- Active Clearance AND a Security + certification.


Primary Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Research emerging vulnerabilities and develop proof-of-concept code in a laboratory setting.
  • Develop custom tools to support penetration testing as required.
  • Develop custom tools to support network defense efforts as required by incident response analysts.
  • Assist in technical assessments of wired and wireless network assets.
  • Assist in physical and social assessments of target sites in support of technical assessments.
  • Make recommendations concerning the overall improvement of network security posture through the proactive discovery of security weaknesses using penetration-testing techniques.
  • Gauge the state of network defense operational readiness and provide risk mitigation recommendations.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex inter-network and application problems.
  • Implement and coordinate network security policies, procedures, and standards.




  • At least three (3) years’ hands-on experience working with Computer Network Defense (CND) technologies, tools, and processes.
  • Knowledge of the TCP and IP protocol suite, security architecture, and remote access security techniques and products.
  • Windows, Unix, Linux operating system administration.
  • Required Certifications:  Certified Penetration Tester (CPT) or GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
  • Ability to obtain DoD 8570 certifications quickly upon hire, including Security+ and CEH or GCIA or GCIH









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