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Penetration Tester

We appreciate your interest in Polito and are excited to learn about you and what you can bring to our team. If you believe you'd be an invaluable addition to our diverse team, we encourage you to contact us.

Penetration Tester

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to:

Polito, Inc. is... an established and growing cybersecurity consulting firm based out of the Washington, D.C. metro area. Our team’s diverse skillset allows us to deliver on a wide variety of cybersecurity services, from vulnerability assessments and penetration tests to malware reverse engineering to security policy and controls, and more. Join our team of experts and advance your career!

We’re looking for… a cybersecurity professional who is able to work independently and in a team environment to complete projects on time. Our ideal candidate for this position is passionate about information security, advancing their skillsets, and are able to communicate professionally with clients both verbally and through written communication. Our professionals are encouraged to think outside the box and to treat each engagement from the standpoint of a real threat actor.

Job Description

A Penetration Tester is responsible for performing and delivering intermediate to advanced-level vulnerability assessment and penetration testing engagements. This includes initial discussions with clients, performing the vulnerability assessment and/or penetration tests, reporting, and final outbrief with clients. Our team is consistently growing and career advancement opportunities, including training, are available.


  • 2+ years minimum of penetration testing experience

  • Ability to deliver a broad range of penetration testing services

  • Experience with tools such as Nessus, Burp Suite Pro, Metasploit, Eyewitness, and more

  • Demonstrated experience in planning, executing, and managing engagements including techniques described within the MITRE ATT&CK framework.

  • Experienced in Cloud security including reviewing Cloud configurations and exploiting common Cloud specific security weaknesses

  • Ability to lead client-facing engagements, manage projects through to completion, and resolve clients’ issues

  • Experienced in providing training and/or mentoring to other team members

  • Ability to take responsibility for improving areas of the methodologies, tools, and processes used by our team

  • Carry out research and development work as required, to continually advance core knowledge areas and develop niche interests and specialisms

  • Industry specific technical accreditations such as OSCP, OSWE, OSCE, etc.


  • Demonstrable experience in computer science, information security, and coding or systems administration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Polito, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion, or sexual orientation.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Polito, Inc. is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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About Us

We're a group of industry recognized cyber security experts who are always looking for interesting cyber and information security projects to work on. We believe in going the extra mile to satisfy our clients and staying on the bleeding edge of the cyber front.

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