BreakPoint Labs

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  • Cybersecurity
  • Full-time
  • US
  • Remote

2021-09-23 15:11:34 UTC

BreakPoint Labs is seeking a Penetration Tester to help perform adversarial emulation on traditional enterprise environments. This position is REMOTE. The ideal candidate has some experience performing penetration testing with an active interest in learning to improve their skill set. We are seeking a team player who is interested in building a career in Penetration Testing.  We offer our employees a unique opportunity with providing support for their personal growth and career opportunities by offering up to $5,000.00 annually for education, training, and certifications within the chosen career paths. 

Responsibilities include:

• Assisting customers with penetration testing activities to include threat emulation against traditional network enterprise environments.

• Maintain in-depth technical knowledge of adversarial activity in order to replicate similar tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) during assessments.

• Assess customers security posture through the use of automated tools and manual techniques to identify, verify and exploit security vulnerabilities.

• Use creative approaches and techniques to identify vulnerabilities that are commonly missed in security assessments, and automated tools.

• Exploit vulnerabilities and identify specific, meaningful risks to customers based on business and mission impact to critical infrastructure/network environments.

• Provide detail-oriented technical assistance with remediation and mitigation efforts, often in the form of verbal and/or written communication to the customer.

• Create comprehensive assessment reports that clearly define vulnerability findings and all scoped requirements defined within the rules of engagement.

• Interface with client personnel and trusted agents to gather information, clarify scope and investigate security controls in depth.


•  One (1) to (3) years of experience performing full scope penetration testing of enterprise systems


• OSCP Certification and DoD 8570 requirements

• Ability to conduct full scope penetration testing of enterprise systems, including but not limited to: Active Directory (AD) enumeration, exploitation, and escalation of privileges, web application testing for custom flaws, wireless testing, password cracking, phishing and social engineering.

• Knowledge of vulnerability scanning and testing tools (Nmap, Nessus, Burp Suite Professional, Cobalt Strike, Metasploit, GoWitness, Whatweb, SQLMap, CrackMapExec, GhostPack, Bloodhound, and other tools as deemed appropriate for the engagement. • Functional ability to leverage both Windows and Linux Operating Systems (OS)

• Ability to adapt to new Techniques, Tactics, and Procedures (TTPs) associated with realistic threats to improve vulnerability findings.

• Understanding of common attacker TTPs in order to perform threat analysis during assessments.

• Experience troubleshooting and understanding vulnerability scanning, testing tools and manual testing techniques to determine vulnerability findings that are missed.

• Experience with a Scripting language to automate tasks (Python, Bash, Perl, PowerShell, etc.)


BreakPoint Labs is a growing cybersecurity services company focused on ‘high-end’ support to DoD, Federal, and commercial clients. Headquartered in the National Capital Region, but with a presence in more than 14 states, BreakPoint Labs provides clients with services in four core competencies: Cybersecurity Assessments, Defensive Cyber Operations, Research and Development and Penetration Testing.

BreakPoint Labs is dedicated to providing the methods and means for sustainable, measurable, and effective cybersecurity operations. Powered by highly motivated, experienced cybersecurity professionals with technical and scientific proficiency, BreakPoint Labs is developing and leveraging technology to enable a more secure cyberspace.  We offer a full array of benefits consisting of medical, dental, and vision coverage in addition to a matching 401(k) plan.

BreakPoint Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer who believes in empowering people and encouraging employee’s career paths no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Our goal is to be a company that is obviously diverse and inclusive of all, and one whose work culture is respectful to all employee’s values.  We believe in supporting our Veterans and do so by encouraging and considering Veterans to apply for our employment opportunities.



Remote restrictions

  • Must be a resident of United States