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MindPoint Group Penetration Tester - Secret Clearance - Remote in Topeka, Kansas

Penetration Tester - Secret Clearance - Remote

Department: PSS


Text code PEN4 to 202-915-6712 to apply!

Since 2009, MindPoint Group has been the cybersecurity firm of choice for the most security-conscious US federal agencies and commercial enterprises.

We're proud to be one of Inc. 5000's fastest growing companies in the country. With several -Best Places to Work- awards under our belts, we have a diverse employee-focused culture, accessibility, and communication between all levels and departments, and over 4 stars in reviews on Glassdoor.

Come be a part of what we're building. We use our award-winning recruitment process to seek the most skilled, experienced, and driven information security consulting experts in the industry, while simultaneously empowering applicants to determine if MindPoint Group is the right fit for them. We are profoundly invested in selecting the right people to join our team and are equally driven to expand and develop careers long-term.

With positions throughout the US, a role at MindPoint Group promises you:

  • An opportunity to work within one of the most diverse DC-based organizations

  • Generous tuition and professional development reimbursements

  • Mentorship opportunities with leaders focused on your growth

  • Competitive benefits like 401k matching, 11 federal holidays, etc.

  • And more!

Job Description

MindPoint Group is seeking a Penetration Tester to assist our government and commercial clients with conducting security assessments of their web and mobile applications, as well as their underlying infrastructure.

What you get to do every day

  • Conduct vulnerability assessments

  • Carry out penetration tests, perform social engineering tests

  • Analyze technical security weaknesses

  • Perform risk analyses and develop exploits

  • Research and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding, and encryption

  • Develop tools, techniques, training, and countermeasures for computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding, and encryption.


Secret Clearance required

What skills do you need?

  • Minimum of 1 year of general work experience and 1 year of relevant experience in functional responsibility.

  • Bachelor-s Degree, or an equivalent combination of formal education, and experience.

  • Must have a strong technical background and understand system architecture and design, operating systems, network infrastructure, software installation on test platforms, software development, database, and operating systems.

  • Security, Software Development, Networking, and/or Systems Administrator Experience

  • Understanding of 3-tiered Web Applications and Mobile Application Architectures

  • Manual Penetration Testing Experience (i.e. mapping applications, injecting SQLi, XSS, XXE, exploit creation)

  • Must have Commercial Web Application Tool Experience (i.e. BurpSuite, AppScan, WebInspect)

  • Network Penetration Testing Tool Experience (i.e. Nmap, Nessus, Wireshark, Metasploit, Hydra, John)

  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to explain the technical details of OWASP Top 10 and other vulnerabilities from C-levels to developers in a large professional environment

What is ideal? :

  • Web Services Security Penetration Testing Experience

  • Software Development and/or Scripting Experience in .NET, C++, Java, C#, perl, python, or bash

  • Mobile Application Penetration Testing (i.e. iOS, Android, Windows, Blackberry)

  • Database Experience (DBA or security penetration testing)

  • Source Code Review (aka Static Analysis) experience

  • Excellent technical writing skills and attention to detail


  • There will be on-site engagements for approximately a week per quarter in Washington DC. When not on client site, there will be options for telework.

Additional Information

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

  • Compensation is unique to each candidate and relative to the skills and experience they bring to the position. The minimum salary for this position is $90k. This does not guarantee a specific salary as compensation is based upon multiple factors such as education, experience, certifications, and other requirements, and may fall outside of the above-stated range.

  • Highlights of our benefits include Health/Dental/Vision, 401(k) match, Flexible Time Off, STD/LTD/Life Insurance, Referral Bonuses, professional development reimbursement, maternity/paternity leave, mobile phone stipend, pre-tax commuter benefits, the opportunity to participate in our mentorship program, and more!

  • MindPoint is committed to maintaining a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job applicants that are interested in one of our openings and may require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, should contact us to request an accommodation.

Are you interested in a posted job opportunity but may not check all of the -boxes- for desired qualifications? If so, we encourage you to apply! Our commitment to sustain and champion an inclusive and dynamic community of employees is a high priority!

Text code PEN4 to 202-915-6712 to apply!