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Sr. Penetration Tester

Sr. Penetration Tester

TiSTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TiSTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology’s FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.


  • 6 years proven proficiency in performing extensive vulnerability assessment and penetration testing
  • Possess a certification meeting the DOD 8570.01 IAM level III, IAT level III
  • Required to possess a DOD TOP SECRET Clearance and be eligible for an IT-I upon assignment
  • 3 years of experience with testing tools, including NESSUS, METASPLOIT, CANVAS, NMAP,
  • Burp Suite, and Kismet
  • 3 years of experience with network vulnerability assessments and penetration testing methods
  • 3 years of experience with writing testing assessment reports
  • 2 years of experience with using, administering, and troubleshooting a WINDOWS Server, IIS
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and networking architectures
  • 2 years of experience with using, administering, and troubleshooting a major version of Linux
  • 2 years of experience PCI DSS testing
  • Possess a certification in penetration testing, such as:
  • Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT)
  • Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Global Information Assurance Certification Penetration Tester (GPEN)
  • Excellent written documentation and oral presentation skills
  • Knowledge of open security testing standards and projects, including OWASP
  • Knowledge of database, applications, and Web server design and implementation
  • Experience scripting in Perl, Python, Ruby, Bash, or Java
  • Experience with wireless LAN security testing
  • Possess oral and written communication skills

Required Education/ Certifications:
Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in an IT and/or management related field

Equal Opportunity Statement:

TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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