Senior Cyber Security Penetration Test Engineer

ManTech (


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor


United States

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. At ManTech International Corporation, you ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior Cyber Security Penetration Test Engineer to join our team in the Washington, DC area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech. The selected individual will work on the FBI Security Assessment Team (SAT) and appropriately contribute to the daily workload of a highly-skilled and diverse group of security assessment testers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that a comprehensive vulnerability assessment and validation of the effectiveness of security controls identified in the IS security control matrix is performed
  • Assist with security projects undertaken by the security assessment team which vary widely in complexity and duration but typically require two weeks planning, two weeks on site and two weeks to analyze information and report findings, though months-long assessments have occurred on occasion
  • Ensure that SOPs are updated and followed accordingly
  • Ensure that the SAT Lab is configured and maintained, to include hardware (server and laptop) and software inventories, server and VMWAre configuration management, patching and etc
  • Support all IA SAA activities throughout the SAA process and ensure that all documentation is developed and maintained
  • Perform compliance assessments and assessment testing of new systems
  • Support Plan of Actions and Mitigation verification as needed
  • Implement and maintain an effective security testing program
  • Ensure that all FISMA requirements are documented and submitted on schedule to the Government Program Manager
  • Initiate, with approval from the FBI PM or Team Lead, any corrective measures when vulnerabilities are discovered

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree or 10 years of IT experience, including 6+ years of IT Security Experience
  • Must possess (or obtain within 6 months of start) 2 of the following certifications:
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication and time-management skills
  • Thorough technical proficiency with common commercial and or open source vulnerability assessment tools and techniques used for evaluating operating systems, networking devices, databases and web applications
  • Broad knowledge of security best practices, security solutions, and methodologies for conducting advance security assessments, to include manual assessments and malicious user testing
  • Strong understanding of NIST Special Publications 800-37, 800-53 and 800-118
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of networking protocols and operating systems
  • Understanding of OWASP Top 10
  • Ability to manually assess the security posture of systems or applications
  • Familiarity with the use and operation of security tools such as NMAP, Masscan, Unicornscan, Tenable Nessus/Security Center, Nexpoose, BurpSuite, ZAP, Nikto, Dirburster, SQlMap, HP Webinspect, APP Scan, AppDetective, IBM Gardium

Security Requirements:

  • US Citizenship and active TS clearance and eligible for an SCI Access.

To apply for this job, contact:
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