Penetration Tester
Norfolk, VA 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description
Penetration Tester
ID 2022-4235 Category IT Type Regular Full-Time Location : Location US-VA-Norfolk Telecommute No Clearance Requirements TS

FTI has an exciting opportunity for a Penetration Tester for the Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) of the Department of the Navy's Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force in Norfolk, VA. In this role you will provide support for conducting penetration testing on applications, systems, and networks.


Position will provide Penetration Cybersecurity support for Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) of the Department of the Navy's Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force

    Capable of conducting penetration tests on applications, systems, and network utilizing proven/formal processes and industry standards
  • Conduct open source research and system under test documentation review to familiarize with the system's mission, architecture and interfaces including critical components to identify its attack surface and threat vectors
  • Work with the Cyber Test Engineers and SMEs to generate specific test objectives for incorporation into the overall test plan
  • Conduct cooperative vulnerability penetration assessments and adversarial assessments in accordance with DoD guidance
  • Attend site visits and conduct manual examination of system and network configurations, system logs, and devices
  • Observe, collect, and analyze Cyber OT&E test data
  • Generate Cyber OT&E deficiency sheets and final report with established timeline including specified report artifacts in accordance with COMOPTEVFOR Cyber OT&E policies, processes and procedures using established templates
  • Employee ethical hacking expertise to exploit discovered vulnerabilities and misconfigurations associated with but not limited to operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.), protocols (HTTP, FTP, etc.), and network security services (PKI, HTTPS, etc) to accomplish test objectives
  • Research various cyber TTPs, organizational structures, capabilities, personas, and environments, and integrate findings into Cyber Survivability test planning and execution
  • Develop and utilize program specific testing methodology for threat emulation and vulnerability validation
  • Support cyber toolset development, improvement and validation
  • Support development and execution of TTPs for penetration testing/Red Teaming
  • Travel 25%


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related fields or relevant years of experience
  • Penetration testing experience
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification
  • Proficient in at least one Operating Systems to include: Windows, Linux and Unix variants, embedded and Real-Time Operating Systems
  • Proficient in at least one of the following scripting languages: PowerShell, Bash, Python, Ruby
  • Proficient in multiple offensive tools/technologies to include: Metasploit, Cobalt Strike, Core Impact, Burp Suite, SDR, Wireless, Intercepting Proxies, etc.
  • Secret Clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI Clearance
  • OSCP Certification (It can be acquired within 6 months of being hired)


  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Engineering or related fields
  • DoD Red team experience
  • DoD / Navy environment experience (networks and communications)

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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