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Cybersecurity Test Engineer Intern

Booz Allen

May 04

Cybersecurity Test Engineer Intern

Key Role:

Collaborate with a team of creative problem-solvers to test and evaluate systems through a Whitebox adversarial approach for the DoD in support of Air Force clients. Work with systems that are assessed based on the NIST 800-53 Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Raise the Bar (RTB) security control requirements, with a focus on the filtering capabilities and the low-level data flows within the architecture of the system, including Mandatory Access Controls (MAC) and Discretionary Access Controls (DAC). Build capabilities by learning from the expertise of others within a diversely skilled team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in Cybersecurity, including in an academic environment

  • Knowledge of networking concepts, including the OSI model

  • Knowledge of virtualization

  • Knowledge of Linux distributions, including basic administration and configuration

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Scheduled to obtain a Bachelor’s degree by December 2022

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with programming in C, C++, Bash, Python, or Java

  • Experience with penetration testing or adversarial emulation

  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools, including Kali Linux, Wireshark, Tripwire, Burp Suite, and Metasploit

  • Knowledge of current cyber threats and how to appropriately harden a system to prevent them

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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