Penetration Tester (Red Team) with Security Clearance

Silotech Group, Inc
United States
20 Jun 2024
18 Jul 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview Silotech Group provides Advanced Cyber Solutions, Intelligence Solutions, Enterprise/Cloud IT Services and Products, and Managed IT/Security Services to Federal, State, and Commercial clients. We provide Federal Government and Commercial clients with customized, agile technical solutions focused on data, enterprise platforms, service engagement, and customer workforce development through trust–driven and collaborative relationships. Our vision is to help customers achieve their most challenging goals by unifying innovation, integrity, and exemplary services and products. This role is critical for our upcoming project with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) under the SAVD Assessment effort. The Penetration Tester with Red Teaming experience will conduct sophisticated security assessments to identify vulnerabilities, design and execute Red Team operations, and contribute to our mission of enhancing the cybersecurity defenses of the VA. Location Washington, D.C. Clearance Requirements Public Trust Essential Role and Responsibilities Conduct penetration testing and Red Team operations using standardized tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to identify system vulnerabilities within the VA network.
Collaborate with cybersecurity analysts and project managers to prepare operational plans and ensure meticulous execution of security assessments.
Provide detailed vulnerability and assessment reports to technical and non–technical stakeholders, recommending mitigative actions.
Maintain up–to–date knowledge of cybersecurity trends and threat intelligence to enhance assessment methodologies.
Ensure compliance with federal cybersecurity regulations and standards during all testing activities.
Familiarity with federal cybersecurity frameworks and direct experience with government agencies, particularly the VA, is highly advantageous.
Qualifications Education Bachelor's or degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
Experience Minimum of 5 years in cybersecurity, including at least 3 years in penetration testing and Red Teaming.
Demonstrated experience in federal security regulations and standards such as NIST SP 800–53.
Proven ability to develop and follow penetration testing procedures and document findings comprehensively.
Experience with scripting languages like Python, Bash, or PowerShell is desirable.
Certifications •Required: OSCP, GPEN, GWAPT, or similar certifications. •Preferred: Security clearance or eligibility to obtain one.