Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, providing a tailored strategy to address the many cybersecurity challenges faced by customers in today’s ever-changing business and industry landscape. Our team delivers a wholistic approach to cybersecurity assessment, monitoring, investigation, and response. Whether we’re defending against identified threat actors, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we build cyber resilience so our clients can grow with confidence in their security.  Through our diverse culture, workforce, and inclusive thinking, we embrace our employees' ideas, taking them from concept to practical solutions.

You are:

A Penetration Tester provides clients with thorough assessments that emulate real world attacks to ensure environments are secure. You go beyond vulnerability identification and provide clients with Security Control feedback and provide recommendations on how to best secure an environment.

The work:

  • Develop pre-assessment documentation and attend customer meetings.
  • Supervise a team of penetration testers while performing advanced attack techniques against target networks, applications, etc.
  • Assist and direct team members in their duties on a penetration test.
  • Conduct, supervise, and monitor the exploitation and post-exploitation of target systems and applications.
  • Properly document all findings in a report formatted to the customer’s preference.
  • Review deliverables for accuracy and quality before sending to the customer.
  • Setup and direct post-test meetings to discuss findings and help identify best way to address identified vulnerabilities.
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Qualifications

Here’s what you need:

  • Hands on experience leading multiple penetration tests of various sizes.
  • Experience with client centric work with customers on penetration testing schedules and developing next steps. 
  • Experience interacting with Client leadership 

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Experience with using one or more of the following tools: Metasploit, BurpSuite, Kali Linux, Acunetix, Nmap, Social Engineering Toolkit, ZAP, Veracode, IronWASP, OpenVAS, Netsparker
  • Scripting experience with one or more of the following languages: PowerShell, Bash, Shell, Python, Java, JavaScript etc.
  • Certifications:
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
    • CompTIA PenTest+
    • EC-Council Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT)
    • Global Information Assurance Certification Penetration Tester (GPEN)

The Extras:

US Citizenship Required



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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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Please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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