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Penetration Tester


MindPoint Group, LLC


Washington, DC 20002

MindPoint Group is seeking a Penetration Tester to assist our government client with conducting security assessments of their web and mobile applications, as well as their underlying infrastructure.


Security, Software Development, Networking, and/or Systems Administrator Experience
Deep understanding of 3-tiered Web Application and Mobile Application Architectures
Manual Penetration Testing Experience (i.e. mapping applications, injecting SQLi, XSS, exploit creation)
Must have Commericial Web Application Tool Experience (i.e. Burp, AppScan, WebInspect)
Network Penetration Testing Tool Experience (i.e. Nmap, Nessus, Wireshark, Metasploit, Hydra, John)
Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to explain the technical details of OWASP Top 10 and other vulnerabilities from C-levels to developers in a large professional environment

Mobile Application Penetration Testing (i.e. iOS, Android, Windows, Blackberry)
Database Experience (DBA or security penetration testing)
Web Services Security Penetration Testing Experience
Software Development and/or Scripting Experience in .NET, C++, Java, C#, perl, python or bash
Source Code Review (aka Static Analysis) Experience
Excellent technical writing skills and attention to detail
Functional Responsibilities: The Penetration Testing Analyst (PTA) may perform any or all of the following: conducts vulnerability assessments; carries out penetration tests, performs social engineering tests; analyzes technical security weaknesses; performs risk analyses; and develops exploits. Researches and maintains proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding and encryption. Develop tools, techniques, training and countermeasures for computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding and encryption.

Top Secret clearance
Minimum of 6 years of general work experience and 3 years of relevant experience in functional responsibility.
Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent combination of formal education, experience.
Must have a strong technical background and understand system architecture and design, operating systems, network infrastructure, software installation on test platforms, software development, database and operating systems.
Additional Information

Company Description

A Sea of Choices – One Solution

There are almost as many IT security firms as there are organizations in need of their guidance. The big names boast decades of experience and a global reputation; the smaller names promise personalized work experience with lean operations.

We know there are a lot of firms vying for you. So why choose MindPoint Group?

MindPoint Group – The IT Security Job You’ve Been Looking For

At MindPoint Group, we specialize in one thing: IT security. In fact, our singular focus and reputation as cyber security specialist have earned us roles as trusted advisors to key government decision makers where we help shape IT security policy, engineer innovative security solutions, and support security operations.

At MindPoint Group, we hire only the most driven, most qualified IT security professionals, and we equip them with the tools and resources they need to deliver success. We are profoundly invested in selecting the right people to join our team and are equally driven to retain them for the long term. And so, when we find the right fit, we make it work. We offer challenging, growth-oriented assignments. Our collaborative culture unites our staff. And we reward employees with a competitive and exceptional benefits package.

Company Mission

MindPoint Group’s is deeply committed to our mission to become a trusted partner by consistently delivering proven, on point services to our clients. We strive to provide an organizational culture that fosters innovation, technical excellence, dedication to repeatable processes, and attention to detail. We believe that by empowering our employees to excel and providing them with the means to do so, MindPoint Group will consistently exceed our customers’ expectations.
Post Date:
Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret
Minimum Experience Required:
2+ yrs experience
Job Category:
IT - Security
Unspecified annual salary
Unspecified hourly wage
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