Penetration Tester

Baltimore, MDBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth AmericaApril 1, 2023

Accenture Federal Services delivers a range of innovative, tech-enabled services for the U.S. Federal Government to address the complex, sensitive challenges of national security and intelligence missions.

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Job Description: 

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) is seeking a Penetration Tester for part of our Attack Emulation Team AET). As a member of this team you will help deliver AET services and address stakeholder requirements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and report testing results and system assessments.
  • Support the Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) or other meetings.
  • Participate with the AL, TL in the planning phase of the AET Assessment activities. 
  • Apply technical and professional skillsets to lead the (TEM) and support the scoping section of the (TEM) including interviews with individual or group SMEs to complete the Rules of Engagement (ROE) activities, achieve clarification, or lead to the location of evidence.  

Here's what you need:

  • Bachelor degree and 5+ years' experience or Master degree and 3+ years' experience or a PhD and 0 years' experience with cyber resiliency analyses and assessments.
  • 1+ years' experience DoD RMF, DISA STIG, CMMC, NIST SP 800-171 models, theory, guidance, and/or controls.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience providing advice, guidance and direction to cyber security and DOD information security assessments.
  • Experience providing control implementation support, STIG checklist support, and general IA guidance to pilot team.
  • Experience with tools such as Looking Glass, Dark Cubed, etc. to provide tailored cyber threat intelligence. .

Security Clearance:

  • An active TS clearance with SCI eligibility is required to start

Compensation for roles at Accenture Federal Services varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.     

Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role   

California: $90,700 - $147,100  

Colorado: $90,700 - $127,100 

New York City: $105,000 - $147,100  

Washington: $96,600 - $135,200 

Eligibility Requirements

US Citizenship required.

Important information

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role. Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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