Penetration Tester

  • Washington, DC
  • Full-time

Company Description

Encompass (IT) Security Services is a full services technology service provider located in Camp Springs, MD. Our services range from enterprise planning and implementation to Cyber Security. Our clients include federal, state and local governments, non-profits and other corporate entities.

Job Description

• Perform application and infrastructure penetration tests, as well as physical security review and
social engineering tests for our global clients
• Review and define requirements for information security solutions
• Perform security reviews of application designs, source code and deployments as required,
covering all types of applications (web application, web services, mobile applications, thick client
applications, SaaS)
• Participate in Security Assessments of networks, systems and applications
• Work on improvements for provided security services, including the continuous enhancement of
existing methodology material and supporting assets


• Bachelor degree or higher, technical discipline preferred
• Two years of working experience in IT Security, preferably with exposure to application security
testing (source code review and application penetration tests)
• Working knowledge of Security principles, techniques and technologies
• Good understanding of network protocols, design and operations
• Strong analytical skills and efficient problem solving
• Willingness to travel
• Willingness to learn
• Good English communication skills (written and oral)

Nice to have skills:
• CISSP, CISA, CEH, OSCP or other information security certifications
• Application development background and security knowledge – example of languages include C,
C#, C++, Java, J2EE, Python, Perl
• Vulnerability and threat management experience
• Experience with various security tools and products (Fortify, AppScan, WebInspect, Acunetix,
Nessus, TSC, Kali, Metasploit)
• Good understanding of the components of a secure DLC/SDLC
• Vulnerability analysis and application reversing skills
• Understanding of cryptography principles

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.