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Rockville, Maryland - USD Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 11 July 2018
Job Description

Acumen Security (an Intertek company) is a part of the Connected World team. Acumen (an Intertek company) is looking for a Security Test Engineer to join our Connected World team in Rockville, MD.

Acumen Security (an Intertek company) is a part of the Connected World team.

Within Connected World, our focus is on regulatory based cyber security testing, specifically evaluating against FIPS 140-2 and Common Criteria certification standards. As an industry leader we work with a global blue-chip customer base to enable government market access by testing and certifying the security of a wide variety of products including network devices, software applications, mobility solutions

The Security Test Engineer performs manual and automated testing across a wide variety of products against the Common Criteria and/or FIPS 140 security standards. In this role, the engineer will work with varied Fortune 100 and other industry-leading companies, partnering with their engineers to successfully certify IT products. Given the wide range of security technologies Acumen certifies and the deep interaction with product development teams, this position offers a unique opportunity to rapidly gain experience with a wide spectrum of security products and technologies.


The candidate will perform testing to verify conformance to the Common Criteria and FIPS 140-2 standards.

Conduct testing activities including test execution, output collection and creating test reports.

Conducts functional requirements analysis. Typical functional requirement categories include secure UI/administration, network protocol conformance, and digital certificate processing.

Creates test cases/scenarios.

Supports product and infrastructure set-up.

Support and troubleshoot various test beds for multiple product vendors.


Understanding of networking technology and computing systems.

Experience with configuration of networking equipment such as routers, Switches and optical/electrical interconnect systems.

Experience in product functional testing and/or product functional test development.

Understanding of security related protocols and their usage (eg, TLS, SSH, IPsec, etc.)

Familiarity with Linux or other.NIX OS.

Strong communication (written/verbal) skills.

Strong analytical skills.


Bachelor of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, other related field, or equivalent experience.

Master of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, Networking, Telecommunication, other related field, or equivalent experience.


Experience with OpenSSL, OpenSSH, Apache, Tomcat, GNUPG.

Experience with Cisco IOS and/or Juniper JUNOS OS.

Understanding of cryptographic algorithms such as AES, RSA, SHA, HMAC, ECC, etc.

A career with Acumen Security (an Intertek company) means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our visions to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran's status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Company Description

Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Acumen Security
Acumen Security
7/11/2018 5:59:03 PM

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