Junior Pen Test Engineer

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 02-06-2018
Lunarline is seeking an onsite Junior Pen Test Engineer to provide technical security assessments of applications and infrastructure, security design reviews as well as risk assessments. This is a hands-on role, requiring technical skills from the hardware to the application layer.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Selects the appropriate technical tests, network or vulnerability scan tools, and/or pen testing tools based on review of requirements and purpose
  • Lists all steps involved for executing selected test(s) and coaches others in the use of advanced research, development, or scan tools and the analysis of comparative findings between proposed and current technologies
  • Performs joint interoperability testing on systems exchanging electronic information with systems of other services or nations, and determines whether the system is certified as interoperable based on analysis of results
  • Provides recommendations on how to enable systems to operate effectively together
  • 3-5 years of software testing experience with a history performing hands on, web application penetration testing in a variety of diverse environments
Desired Skills:
  • Developing and applying security system access control
  • Assessments of industry IT operating system, software database, or hardware
  • Systems engineering, requirements analysis, system development, software development, or hardware development as applied to the information assurance or cyber security field
  • Preparing the various types of security related documents and conduct vulnerability scans and recognize vulnerabilities in security systems
Minimum Education and Certifications
  • Preferred: Bachelor degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent IT experience.
  • The following certifications are preferred: Lunarline, Inc. School of Cybersecurity “Certified Expert” certifications
  • One or more required: Network+, A+, Security+, CPTE, CEH, or GSEC
Place of Performance:
  • Client site in Washington, DC


Lunarline is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lunarline that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regard to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity, military status, marital status or ancestry.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Lunarline participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Lunarline will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration ("SSA") and/or the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") of your authorization to work in the United States. 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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