Wireless Cybersecurity Tester

Full Time
Washington, D.C., DC
Industry: Management Consulting
Areas of Interest: Test and Evaluation, Threat Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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Serve as a technical security tester working in a dynamic client environment. Conduct compliance and vulnerability assessments on a broad range of systems, including mainframe, UNIX, Windows, networking, databases, virtual environments, applications, and Web servers. Use both manual and automated methodologies to identify, assess, and report security risks. Prioritize findings based on risk and document detailed corrective and remediation plans or actions. Communicate threat, vulnerabilities, and risk information to stakeholders in executive management positions in a clear manner and recommend solutions for client technical and security challenges. Provide client outreach and education on Cybersecurity requirements through oral and written communication formats. Operate in a fast-paced environment using leadership skills and providing thoughtful ideas of process improvements and enhancements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with conducting wireless access point (WAP) detection and penetration testing, performing while onsite at a client's facility
  • Experience with conducting walkthroughs of stakeholder facilities to identify and evaluate IEEE 802.11 Wireless Access Points (WAPs) that exist within a stakeholder’s physical office locations and working with POC to determine if any rogue access points are in use
  • Experience with the NIST SP 800 Series and testing the NIST SP 800-53 security control framework
  • Experience with technical writing
  • Knowledge of security principles, best practices, and solutions for security countermeasures
  • Ability to brief technical and non-technical audiences on wireless security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks
  • Ability to be detail-oriented, organize, plan, and prioritize multiple tasks, and work independently and as part of a multi-disciplined team in a dynamic team environment
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time within the US and US territories
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with conducting security compliance tests and vulnerability assessments of mainframes, UNIX and Linux, Windows, virtual environments, applications, databases, routers, switches, firewalls, and VPNs using manual methods and commercial automated tools
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity threats and techniques used by adversaries to compromise systems
  • CISA, CEH, or CISSP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.



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