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1563 - Penetration Tester

Camp Pendleton North, California
Top Secret

We are hiring a Penetration Tester to join our newly awarded Penetration Testing Contract with Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA). We are proud to be a USMC partner on this 5-year contract responsible for providing Cyber Security Support Services.


  • Perform cybersecurity adversarial penetration test assessments of systems and applications
  • Conduct cyber research and development activities
  • Develop process documentation in support of cyber penetration testing execution.
  • Participate in integrated product teams (IPTs)
  • Conduct root cause analysis during the course of cyber assessments.
  • Conduct post-test analysis and reporting at the conclusion of all cyber assessments.
  • Conduct mission based, system of system, cyber assessment, architecture development
    and refinement


  • 4+ years’ experience.
  • Prior experience from industry or federal sectors. Prior DoD, Navy or USMC service preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated experience supporting and executing complex penetration testing activities.
  • Maintain one of the following cyber certifications upon start GIAC GPEN, CompTIA PenTest+, IACRB CPT, ECC C|EH Master and will achieve additional PWS required certs within 6 months.
  • IAT Level II Certified.

Additional Required Cert in 6 months can be one of the following

  • GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
  • GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)
  • GIAC Mobile Device Security Analyst (GMOB)
  • GIAC Assessing and Auditing Wireless Networks (GAWN)
  • GIAC Cloud Penetration Tester (GCPN)
  • Certified Mobile and Web Application Penetration Tester (CMWAPT)
  • Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT)
  • Certified Red Team Operations Professional (CRTOP)
  • Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Offensive Security Experienced Penetration Tester (OSEP)
  • Offensive Security Wireless Attacks (OSWA)
  • Offensive Security Web Expert (OSWE)
  • Offensive Security Exploitation Expert (OSEE)
  • Certified Penetration Tester (CPENT)
  • Licensed Penetration Tester(LPT)


  • Top Secret minimum