Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location:  Remote - Phoenix, AZ or Washington, DC

Title: Pentester

We are:

Accenture is helping a Federal Government agency turn complex manual processes into simple Digital experiences for the public. We are looking for talented people with experience in human-centered design, agile, DevOps, public cloud, AI, Analytics, mobile and web application development who are creative, innovative, collaborative and passionate about working with other high performers. This is your opportunity to join a modern Digital team that is developing a new experience to streamline services and change how people interact with Government. Do you want to be a part of a team that defines the future of digital government?

You Are:

Knowledgeable Pentester who possesses demonstrated experience planning and conducting penetration tests against networks and web applications. Has a solid understanding of exploitation concepts including phishing and social engineering tactics, buffer overflows, fuzzing, covert channels, and data exfiltration.

The work:

  • Perform infrastructure penetration testing to discover and exploit vulnerabilities to test the effectiveness of the organization’s security posture.

  • Perform web application penetration testing to identify and exploit OWASP Top 10 web application vulnerabilities.

  • Leverage threat intelligence to emulate known threat actors’ tactics, techniques, and procedures.

  • Expertise with tools such as Bloodhound, Burp Suite, Cobalt Strike, Metasploit, and Mimikatz.

  • Develop process automation and penetration testing scripts.

  • Partner with various cybersecurity teams to improve automation and detection of threat actors.

  • Engage with technical and non-technical audiences to articulate both techniques and results.

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Qualifications

Here's what you need: 

  • Minimum 3 years of Cyber and/or IT experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Knowledge of Penetration Testing or Red/Blue/Purple team experience  

  • One or more of the following certifications: CEH, Penetration Testing certification (PenTest+, GPEN, OSCP, PNPT, EJPT)

The extras:

Citizenship Requirements –US Citizen only.

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. Equal Employment Opportunity: All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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. 

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $80,000 – 112,100 and information on benefits offered is here.



COVID-19 update:


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Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.


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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.


Requesting An Accommodation


Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.


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Other Employment Statements


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.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.


The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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