CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Junior Penetration Tester in Fairfax, Virginia

Junior Penetration Tester

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Category:Cyber Security Consulting

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0418-1552

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is seeking an experienced and highly motivated security professional to help CGI protect it and its client’s intellectual property within the US Commercial and Industry Solutions business unit. The Junior Penetration Tester will be a part of a dynamic team and will interact with other CGI information security professionals, IT, and business stakeholders to support information security tasks. The candidate is a team player, working with multiple project teams in a fast-paced environment, able to complete tasks independently and report to management.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Perform hands-on penetration testing (blackbox / greybox / whitebox testing) to help improve the security posture of the organization and clients

• Recommend process improvements for the internal security organization

• Interface with clients to determine and understand their needs

• Perform ad hoc Vulnerability Assessments

• Perform analysis and testing to verify the strengths and weaknesses of IT environments utilizing commercial and open source security testing tools

• Assist with the development of remediation recommendations for identified findings

• Identify and clearly articulate (written and verbal) findings to senior management and clients

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required Skills:

• 1 - 2 years of Information Security experience and a Bachelor's Degree (additional experience can be substituted in lieu of education)

• Have an understanding of common security vulnerabilities such as SQLi, XSS, CSRF, and others

• Scripting skills (Bash / Python / Perl / Ruby)

• Experience with Penetration Testing tools such as Core Impact, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Cobalt Strike, Burp Suite, Nessus, AppSpider, Nmap, and OWASP ZAP

Desired Skills:

• Security relevant certifications: Security+, CASP, CEH, OSCP, GPEN/GWAPT

• Development and/or testing background

• Demonstrated real world penetration testing experience

• Technical background in networking/system administration, security testing or related fields

o Configuration and Security experience with firewalls, switches, routers, VPNs

• Knowledge of security and architecture testing and development frameworks, such as the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM), the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES), Information Systems Security Assessment Framework (ISSAF), and NIST SP 800-115

• Ability to travel as needed

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned .

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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