Penetration Tester (Relocation Welcomed!)

Posted On Sep 10, 2019 Location ,New Jersey
Experience 3 yrs- 5 yrs Duration Contract


Job Description

*Client can offer relocation assistance for the right candidate*

Client. is a Service Disabled Veteran-owned small business that provides Cyber Security Engineering, Information Assurance (IA), Program Management, and other Information Technology (IT) services to Government and commercial organizations.

Excentium has an opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer (Penetration Tester) to support one of our Federal customers in the Atlantic City New Jersey area.

MINIMUM CLEARANCE LEVEL: Public Trust, Eligible to obtain a DOD Secret clearance
LOCATION: Atlantic City, NJ.

Position Description:
This position is in support of the design, planning and operation of hacking and attack tools in execution of cyber security exercises. This includes the design of overall cyber exercise scenario planning and their breakdown into specific injection events and the planned responses to those events. The Cybersecurity Engineer is required for both unclassified and classified level tasks.


Support for the security engineering efforts undertaken through:

  • Development of program security requirements for new systems,
  • Enhancement of security requirements for existing systems to meet new threats,
  • Evaluation of new security products in the Cybersecurity Test Facility (CyTF) laboratory environment,
  • Development of test plans and technical results documentation,
  • Identify and make recommendations to address vulnerabilities and risks that could jeopardize the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of FAA programs,
  • Assistance in the development of plans and other documentation related to cyber security related training events,
  • Assistance in the development of documentation related to FAA Security Authorization activities for FAA capabilities, and other related documents
  • Assist in the establishment, and maintenance of a classified level facility


  • Working knowledge of ISS architecture and requirements
  • Working knowledge of NIST, OMB, DOT or FAA security requirements.
  • Working knowledge of FAA SA processes
  • Experience with hacking tools, such as Metasploit, NMAP, Nessus, Kali Linux, Cobol Strike and Core Impact
  • Previous experience with Penetration testing
  • Experience with code analysis, malware analysis and data breach investigations
  • Working knowledge in the design and construction of cyber security exercise timelines, including detailed event injection plans
  • Experience with FAA SA processes


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline from an accredited college or university.

· Security certification(s) CISSP and/or CEH

· 3 years or more of relevant ISS experience.

  • 2+ years’ experience with Penetration testing
  • Working knowledge of ISS architecture and requirements

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