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Raytheon Technologies CODE Center - Junior Penetration Tester in Remote City, Massachusetts

Junior penetration tester will be responsible for identifying vulnerabilities in IT based systems, exploiting these vulnerabilities and providing an actionable report to the program to assist with their mitigations and cyber resiliency.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Understand the threat and vulnerabilities reported in Threat Modeling, Static Code Analysis & vulnerabilities reported through open source scans

  • Lead port and protocol scans to identify computing assets communicating on the network

  • Research and Identify vulnerabilities in listening services

  • Lead reconnaissance activities and exploitation of vulnerabilities to gain user/privileged level access, prove ability of adversaries to intercept communications, and otherwise compromise the security of a system

  • Report on findings/observations and provide recommendations such as outlining a defense-in-depth approach to business stakeholders and providing strategic solutions to developers/infrastructure engineers on effective security controls and counter measures.

  • Working knowledge of virtualized infrastructure to enable our team to build environments to support testing and training.

Experience:

  • 1-2 years of experience supporting the cyber analysis of systems to identify vulnerabilities

  • 1-2 years of experience working with DoD systems

  • Familiarity with networking technology with an understanding of TCP/IP communications

  • Experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus

  • Experience with tools to analyze software weaknesses such as CPP check

  • Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems.

  • Experience with penetration testing tools such as Metasploit and Burpsuite

  • Experience with virtualization technology such as VMware

  • Experience with writing scripts to automate tasking

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

Knowledge and skills

  • Secret Security Clearance

  • Proven knowledge of OWASP Top 10 & SANS Top 20

  • Proven knowledge of DoD security methodologies, policies, reporting, standards and best practices

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Critical thinking and analytical skills (ability to think like an offensive adversary)

  • Excellent organizational skills, coupled with ability to be versatile and flexible

  • Sound business judgment and the ability to work successfully with all levels of management

  • Hold a DoD 8570 compliant certification such as Security +, CISSP or CEH

  • Hold or be able to quickly obtain an offensive certification such as GPEN or OSCP

  • Ability to travel 25% of the time

Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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