Computer Network Exploitation Analyst

Applied Technology Assocs.

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Columbia, MD

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Innovate, Break, Build and Teach!! Whether you’re a white hat or grey hat hacker who enjoys hard challenges or someone who used Metasploit or Kali to gather information about a network  consider growing with our team of experienced analysts to evaluate operating systems, network protocols, configurations, and architectures for vulnerabilities. At BlueHalo, you will embark on a journey of exciting, impactful & highly technical work with good people that treat you like family.


Be the most trusted, mission-enabling provider of technology and development protecting our way of life.


We are looking for junior, mid-level or senior-level data scientists with the following:

  • Working knowledge of Windows/Unix systems administration and security vulnerabilities
  • Deep knowledge of network protocols (IPV6, DNS, HTTP, etc) and accompanying tools (Wireshark, TCPDump, etc) 
  • Understanding of network administration of Routers and Switching technology (CCNA a plus)
  • Understanding of and the ability to plan and help execute CNE operations
  • Understanding of penetration testing tools and techniques (Kali, Backtrack, Metasploit) 
  • Understanding of how malicious software works (malware, trojans, rootkits, etc) 
  • Development experience using Python, Ruby, Perl, C, or C++

Candidate may have some practical knowledge in these skill sets (not required, but helpful):

  • Incident response, intrusion analysis, proactive defense  
  • Forensics experience
  • Intrusion Analyst experience
  • System/Network Engineer experience
  • Operator experience


  • TS/SCI with a Polygraph
  • Looking for junior, mid and senior-level analysts