Accenture Senior Penetration Tester in Washington, District Of Columbia

Successful candidates will be joining a team of industry experts who are driven by a strong desire to push the envelope as it relates to security research, innovation and providing our clients with simulated cyber attacks of the type which they have not been previously exposed. In addition to involvement in day-to-day client activities, FusionX team members are expected and must have the ability to proactively contribute to company research projects, including vulnerability research and exploit development activities.

As a member of our highly talented services team, you will be given the opportunity to execute simulated attacks in a variety of customer settings, including the digital assets of high net worth individuals, some of the nation’s most critical infrastructures and largest financial institutions. We strive to maintain a positive working environment of highly skilled, confident, experienced security professionals who continually learn from one another and develop together as one of the industries more formidable security assessment teams.

Job Description

  • Familiar with common internet protocol (IP) packet structures

  • Understanding of application design principals

  • Knowledge of web application exploitation methodologies

  • Ability to independently research new vulnerabilities in software products

  • Familiar with fundamentals of software exploitation on modern operating systems

  • Current knowledge of common threats as they relate to specific industries

  • Ability to read: C, C++, C#, Objective C, PHP, Java, X86 ASM

  • Able to focus on becoming skilled at the core skills: phishing, payload development, persistence, lateral movement, and target acquisition.

  • Fundamental understanding of OS internals, memory allocators etc

  • Must have the ability to perform targeted penetration tests without use of automated tools

  • Knowledge of IDS/IPS/HIDS/HIPS evasion techniques

  • Excellent written skills, articulating highly technical topics to a wide range of audiences

  • Good organizational and inter-personal skills communicating with clients

  • Experience scoping engagements and developing technical proposals

  • Experience developing C, C++, PHP+, MySQL, Java

  • Experience reverse engineering of malware, disk and memory forensics

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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

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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