Network Cybersecurity Assessment Consultant (Pen tester)


Alliant Cybersecurity is seeking a Network Cybersecurity Assessment Consultant (Pen tester) to be based in Houston, TX to help expand its Cybersecurity and Risk Advisory practice. In this role as a pen tester, you will be part of a dedicated client network security assessment team whose sole purpose is to test and improve the security of our clients’ systems and data, across a wide range of industries. The team utilizes a broad range of tools and is constantly evolving to discover new vulnerabilities and security weaknesses.  Your responsibilities will include planning and executing penetration testing under the direction of a member of the management team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Execute internal, external, wireless, and web application vulnerability assessments scans to include passive reconnaissance and dark web intel collection
  • Execute internal, external, wireless, and web application pen tests
  • Execute social engineering tests, including phising, vishing, and physical
  • Run software-in-development security assessment tools and create reports from tools like VeraCode
  • Compile and write client reports that include a Plain English Executive Summary
  • Assist with presenting and explaining the “so-what” in business terms behind the findings to clients


  • At least 2 years of hands on experience performing network and application pen tests meaning hands on experience with running and reporting from network assessment tool suites like NMAP, Nessus, Rapid&, Nexpose, MetaSploit, BurpSuite, Wireshark, Wi-Fi Pineapple, etc.
  • Ability to navigate the Kali system from the command line only
  • Ability to create, modify, move, and write files and documents from the command line only
  • Ability to create and write Bash scripts from the command line
  • Ability to image devices and virtual machines with Kali LinuxMaster’s
  • Preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, management information systems, computer science, or relevant discipline
    • Experience and certification as a Network Forensics Examiner
  • Current C|EH, OSCP, CNFE, or other related certification or the ability to attain these or similar within 1 year of employment

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