Intermediate Penetration Tester

Job Locations US-AZ-Fort Huachuca
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 11 months ago(3/17/2022 4:15 PM)
Location : Location
US-AZ-Fort Huachuca
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOS International, LLC (SOSi) is currently seeking an Intermediate Pentration Tester in Fort Huachuca, AZ. The Intermediate Penetration Tester reports to the Defensive Cyber Assessment Lead and is responsible for assessing the defensive security posture of Army networks.


  • Responsible for conducting both local and remote penetration testing designed to emulate current threat models to the Army network to execute an assessment of the defensive security posture.
  • Evaluate for acceptance new penetration testing procedures as required for inclusion on approved penetration tools list.
  • Organize and conduct CDAP missions consisting of both NAV and PPT mission areas based on Government prioritization and direction.
  • Organize and conduct NDA missions. This includes validating suspected compromises and identifying the depth of intrusions to gain knowledge for use in mitigation, recovery, and future prevention of possible compromises.
  • Execute web assessments of all registered public facing web sites, within the CONUS theater.
  • Prepared to travel within the CONUS theater within 4 hours of notification.
  • Develops, publishes, and maintains penetration testing and network damage assessment techniques, tactics, and procedures (TTP).
  • Follow ITIL best practices to manage tickets and processes.
  • Develop and/or maintain SOPs, TTPs, and SmartBooks associated with current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and recommends improvements based on industry trends.
  • Provides timely notification to the Government for any critical or high incidents impacting critical systems and services.
  • Provides on-call support after business hours and during weekends when required.
  • Participate in special projects as required.
  • May collaborate with GTMs, Branch Chiefs, Division Chiefs and RCC-C Leadership.


  • Active in scope Top Secret (TS) with eligibility for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance
  • HS +8 yrs similar technical experience or AA/AS +6, or BS/BA +4
  • An IAT III certification (CASP+CE, CCNP-Security, CISA, CISSP(or Associate), GCED, or GCIH) is required
  • CSSP-IR Certification required
  • Experience with Perl, Ruby, Python, or equivalent scripting languages
  • Experience with performing penetration testing and risk assessments
  • Experience with penetration testing tools like Kali Linux, Burp, Nmap, Wireshark, Nessus, Metasploit, Core Impact, and Cobalt Strike
  • Knowledge of network protocols and common vulnerabilities and attack vectors, including OWASP Top 10
  • Ability to brief technical and non-technical audiences on vulnerabilities and risks

Preferred Qualifications

  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • Experience as a systems administrator, network engineer, developer, or Cyber intelligence analyst
  • Possession of excellent technical writing skills, including producing client-ready deliverables
  • Possession of excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • BA or BS degree in a technical field
  • Offensive Security or SANS certifications
  • GIAC Penetration Tester - GPEN Certification and/or OSCP Certification
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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