• Cybersecurity Engineer/ Penetration Tester/ Red Team Operator

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Geeks and Nerds (GaN) Corporation has an immediate need for Mid to Senior level Cybersecurity Engineers, Penetration Testers, and Red Team Operators.  


    Would you like to work at an office that celebrates International Tabletop Day, May the 4th Be With You, and Alan Turing’s birthday? A place that built their conference room table from Legos? An office that regularly breaks out in Nerf Wars?  Do you want to work for a CEO that drives a DeLorean?  We’re hiring geeks, nerds, cybersecurity specialists, programmers, and engineers of all kinds! GaN is an innovative, employee-owned, small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, which is ranked #11 on the Best Places to Live list by US News and World Report and Top 3 for the Future of Tech by the Wall Street Journal.


    If you want to work alongside other smart and passionate people to make a difference on the bleeding edge of cyberspace, check out Geeks and Nerds (GaN).  GaN hires creative and independent thinkers, tinkerers, and makers with a desire to grow personally and professionally.  Our team members are personable and outgoing and have exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. We ethically partner with our customers and we’re dedicated to superior customer service, quality, and team building. To join our team you must be self-motivated and self-directed to work independently, but also be open and communicative to work as a team to exceed all GaN customer expectations.


    GaN Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications.


    • Work with Army acquisition community (programs, testers, evaluators, and developers) to build-in, test, and assess cybersecurity pertaining to military systems
    • Conduct full lifecycle cyber assessments; including cyber table tops, penetration testing, cutting edge research, and exploitation for tactical systems
    • Establish plans and proposals for addressing tactical system cyber concerns
    • Discover weapon system cyber vulnerabilities and identify mitigation strategies
    • Represent GaN and our customers in briefings, meetings, conferences, and competitions
    • Understand and communicate the "so what" of cyber, not just the technical details


    Qualifications Desired:

    • BS in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or related technical field

    Experience desired:

    • BS with 8+ years of experience in related field
    • MS with 6+ years of experience in related field
    • PhD with 4+ years of experience in related field

    Pay commensurate with experience

    Desired Skills:

    • Ability to derive and discover the potential impacts of cyberspace operations on weapon systems
    • Understanding of systems engineering principles and critical design factors for cybersecurity
    • Ability to plan, prepare, and execute mitigation strategies for malicious cyber activity on U.S. systems
    • Ability to design, build, maintain, and operate information systems incorporating cybersecurity design principles at the earliest stages of program development
    • Lead or assist the government in the execution of tests and evaluations on weapons systems
    • Experience working in a DoD or federal environment and familiarity with all relevant policies, guidelines, and procedures for cyberspace operations
    • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to maintain professional demeanor in customer interactions
    • Dedication to customer service, quality, and team building
    • Self-motivated, self-directed, and able to work independently
    • OSCP/OSCE Certification
    • Military or civilian experience with weapon system test and evaluations
    • Military or civilian experience in Cyberspace Operations (DoDIN, DCO, and/or OCO) or Information Operations related to Cyberspace
    • Performed as a lead evaluator for cyber vulnerability assessments
    • Performed as a lead penetration tester 
    • NSA Certified Red Team experience

    Special Requirements:


    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must be willing to travel (< 10%)
    • Must possess Secret Security Clearance and be eligible for Top Secret/SCI


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