Penetration Tester

  • Bowie, MD, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Encompass (IT) Security Services is a full services technology service provider located in Bowie, 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.

Encompass offers very competitive compensation packages which includes:

  • Medical 
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Life
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • 401K - 4% match with immediate vesting
  • Direct Deposit
  • Educational/Training/Certification Reimbursement
  • Professional Membership Fee Reimbursement

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, networks, mobile applications, thick client
applications, physical, 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


***** Clearance Required ***

Must have either an active Secret or active Top Secret Clearance


  • 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
  • Ability to travel
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good English communication skills (written and oral)s:
  • GPEN, CISSP, CISA, CEH, OSCP, CASP  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,NMap)
  • Good understanding of the components of a secure DLC/SDLC
  • Manual web application testing experience
  • Vulnerability analysis and application reversing skills
  • Prior system administer and/or network administrator skills
  • Prior Database administraor experience
  • Understanding of cryptography principles

Additional Information

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

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