Job: Junior Web Penetration Tester in Herndon, VA

We came across this position working with @webbreacher at Booz Allen. Looks like a nice opportunity for someone with some basic pen testing skills, especially in web assessments. And the best part … work from home 80% of the time with no travel. You’d be part of Booz Allen’s internal pen test team.

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Junior Web Penetration Tester


Herndon, VA

Company Name

Booz Allen Hamilton

Job Description

  • Support the Booz Allen Hamilton internal Information Assurance (IA) program through the application of expert penetration testing techniques, including internally and externally, to identify Web application and system vulnerabilities and test security controls in firewalls, routers, IDS/IPS, and various types of servers, including Windows and UNIX Web, mail, FTP, DNS, Domain Controllers, and applications hosted internally and at vendor locations.
  • Provide recommended controls and countermeasures to reduce risk.
  • Work with internal and client-team administrators and developers to help them understand and implement server hardening and secure application development principles.


  • 1+ years of experience with testing tools, including Nessus, Metasploit, CANVAS, nmap, BurpSuite, and Kismet
  • 1+ years of experience with network vulnerability assessments and penetration testing methods
  • 1+ years of experience with using, administering, and troubleshooting a major version of Linux
  • 1+ years of experience with writing testing assessment reports-Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and networking architectures
  • Experience with programming and scripting in Perl, Python, Ruby, bash, or Java
  • Experience with wireless LAN security, including testing methods and software
  • Knowledge of databases, applications, and Web server design and implementation
  • Knowledge of open security testing standards and projects, including OWASP
  • Possession of excellent written documentation and oral presentation skills


HS diploma or GED-CEH, OSCP, GIAC, GPEN, or GWAPT Certification

About Booz Allen Hamilton

Integrating the full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems, working by their side to help them achieve their missions. Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

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2 comments for “Job: Junior Web Penetration Tester in Herndon, VA

  1. March 19, 2013 at 11:01 am

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  2. March 19, 2013 at 1:12 pm

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