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Senior Cyber Security Testing Specialist in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Our client is an international information technology and solutions consulting company. The company is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the United States through the delivery of innovative, next-generation IT solutions. They are currently seeking a Senior Cyber Security Testing Specialist to join their dedicated team.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen.

We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Cyber Security Testing Specialist:
  • Perform security testing activities and offer recommendations to mitigate risk
  • Coordinate with business owners to answer ad hoc questions and test findings
  • Prepare technical responses to security questions
  • Develop security-related content for documentation/training materials
  • Actively participate in regular team meetings and process improvement discussions

Requirements of the Senior Cyber Security Testing Specialist:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of IT experience; additional 6 years in lieu of degree
  • One or more of the following certifications: GCIH, OSCP, GPEN, GWAPT, CEH
  • At least 6 years of experience in cyber security operations and management
  • At least 4 years of experience with NIST cyber security standards and best practices
  • At least 2 years conducting IT security testing in an enterprise environment
  • Thorough understanding of how testing directly related to RMF/JISF
  • Ability to interpret testing results in the NIST/RMF framework and provide a non-technical summary
  • Solid knowledge of potential vulnerabilities and threats to existing systems
  • Knowledge of cyber security standards including OWASP 
  • Close attention to detail

Keywords: Senior Cyber Security Testing Specialist, GCIH, OSCP, GPEN, GWAPT, CEH, NIST, RMF, JISF, OWASP, Vulnerability Testing, Risk Mitigation

Job ID: 314498

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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