Chenega Corporation Cyber Security Engineer / Penetration Tester, SME in Fort Huachuca, Arizona


Company Job Title:

Cyber Security Engineer/Penetration Tester, SME




Fort Huachuca, AZ

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Cyber Security Engineer / Penetration Tester, SME will be responsible for the performance of penetration testing and verification on all supported networks.The Cyber Security Engineer/Penetration Tester, SME will execute tactical overwatch operations and network surveillance of the DoDIN-A to conduct open network testing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate for acceptance new Penetration Testing TTP’s (new tool usage or adversary TTP) for inclusion on approved Penetration Tools list.

  • Verify network deficiencies by identifying potential weaknesses and circumventing the defensive posture to gain access onto the network and recommending mitigation actions

  • Maintain and document training and use of all vetted Penetration Testing (PT) Tools

  • Perform penetration testing and assessments

  • Collaborate with technical and threat intelligence analysts to provide indications and warnings

  • Contribute to predictive analysis of malicious activity

  • Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reports

  • Participate in secure coding practice, vulnerability identification, and cyber threat intelligence is necessary.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School and 12 years similar experience, OR Associate’s Degree and 10 years’ experience, OR Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years’ experience

  • IT Level I; CSSP-Auditor; IAT III; Computing Environment Cert required

  • iWATCH; AR 25-2 - IA Awareness; AT Level I; Level I OPSEC; CUI; ALMS Security; AHIMA HIPAA – Privacy and Security training required

Top Secret / SCI clearance required

This position is contingent upon contract award

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Leadership and self-direction skills are highly desired.

Ability to solve complex problems utilizing creative thinking skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to critically analyze and understand the systems and communicate system requirements to the customer and leadership.

  • Ability to travel as required.

  • Ability to meet eligibility requirements of a government security clearance for access to classified information

Physical Demands:(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega IT Enterprise Services, LLC

Title: Cyber Security Engineer / Penetration Tester, SME

Location: Arizona-Fort Huachuca

Requisition ID: 1900000119