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Exploitation Analyst - Advanced

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Requisition #: AN-EXP-001-1 (NCR)

Job Title: Exploitation Analyst - Advanced

Job Description:

LOCATION:  National Capital Region - Washington, DC or Northern Virginia




Collaborates to identify access and collection gaps that can be satisfied through cyber collection and/or preparation activities. Leverages all authorized resources and analytic techniques to penetrate targeted networks.


  • Conduct and/or support authorized penetration testing on enterprise network assets.
  • Perform penetration testing as required for new or updated applications.
  • Apply and utilize authorized cyber capabilities to enable access to targeted networks.
  • Apply cyber collection, environment preparation and engagement expertise to enable new exploitation and/or continued collection operations, or in support of customer requirements.
  • Apply and obey applicable statutes, laws, regulations and policies. 
  • Perform analysis for target infrastructure exploitation activities.
  • Collaborate with other internal and external partner organizations on target access and operational issues.
  • Communicate new developments, breakthroughs, challenges and lessons learned to leadership, and internal and external customers.
  • Conduct analysis of physical and logical digital technologies (e.g., wireless, SCADA, telecom) to identify potential avenues of access.
  • Conduct independent in-depth target and technical analysis including target-specific information (e.g., cultural, organizational, political) that results in access.
  • Create comprehensive exploitation strategies that identify exploitable technical or operational vulnerabilities.
  • Examine intercept-related metadata and content with an understanding of targeting significance.
  • Collaborate with developers, conveying target and technical knowledge in tool requirements submissions, to enhance tool development.
  • Identify gaps in our understanding of target technology and developing innovative collection approaches.
  • Identify, locate, and track targets via geospatial analysis techniques.
  • Lead or enable exploitation operations in support of organization objectives and target requirements.
  • Maintain awareness of advancements in hardware and software technologies (e.g., attend training or conferences, reading) and their potential implications.
  • Monitor target networks to provide indications and warning of target communications changes or processing failures.
  • Produce network reconstructions.
  • Profile network or system administrators and their activities.


  • Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.
  • Ability to accurately and completely source all data used in intelligence, assessment and/or planning products.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others.
  • Ability to develop or recommend analytic approaches or solutions to problems and situations for which information is incomplete or for which no precedent exists.
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze, and synthesize large quantities of data (which may be fragmented and contradictory) into high quality, fused targeting/intelligence products.
  • Ability to expand network access by conducting target analysis and collection to identify targets of interest.
  • Ability to identify/describe target vulnerability.
  • Ability to identify/describe techniques/methods for conducting technical exploitation of the target.
  • Ability to select the appropriate implant to achieve operational goals.


Master degree or higher from an accredited college or university

Prefer an accredited Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Engineering degree; or a degree in a Mathematics or Engineering field.


IAT Level 2 and Two Penetration Testing Certifications w/ At Least One Being an Advanced Certification (e.g., OSCP, OSCE, OSEE, GSE, GXPN, CPT)


Please fill out the short application form below. If you have applied for a position with RiVidium in the past, we will know by querying your email address within our database once you submit the form. At that time we will ask you if you would like to use the resume we have on file to apply for the position described above. You will also have the option to submit a new resume if you wish to do so.

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