Information Technology Security Tester

NBS Enterprises, LLC
Washington, DC
Apr 18, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Information Technology Security Tester


Position Description: S&T requires recurring test services focusing specifically on vulnerability assessments and penetration testing for all of its systems, based on its status within security assessment and authorization cycle and authority to operate status. The Security Tester will analyze systems for potential vulnerabilities that may result from improper system configuration, hardware or software flaws, or operational weaknesses. The Security Tester will present any security issues that are found to the system owner with an assessment of their impact and a recommendation for mitigation or a technical solution. The Security tester must have strong written and oral communication skills.

Position Requirements: Security Tester services include the following:

Assess system information security policies against DHS policies.
Ensure policies are comprehensive to system.
Evaluate security components against their ability to resist threats in the deployed

Evaluate configurations and implementation of firewalls, proxy servers, routers, Virtual Private
Networks (VPNs), IDS, wireless networks, etc against legal requirements, departmental/local
policy, industry best practices and vendor recommendations.

Evaluate process and procedures associated with operations.
Conduct vulnerability assessment and penetration testing customized to the system function
and technical requirements.

Execute standardized IV&V practices to evaluate comprehensive state of the security posture
Additional Requirements:

Education: B.S. degree preferred

Security Clearance REQUIRED: Minimum Secret ability to obtain/maintain Top Secret

Work Location: Washington, DC

Security Tools: Experience using Xacta preferred


DHS experience preferred
Existing DHS suitability desired

Company Description
NBS Enterprises creates competitive advantages. We isolate and overcome constraints to deliver performance value for all involved: you, your customer, and your employees. We break current market staffing trends with price-sensitive strategies solutions.

Our goal is to work in partnership with you, our client, become a trusted advisor and teammate to establish a relationship that provides you and your team with a competitive advantage at both the contract and at the task order levels. NBS' innovative 'Triangle' approach to staffing support provides you, your customer, and your future employee a risk mitigation solution that is second to none.

Washington, DC


Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:03:38 PDT