Penetration Test Support Engineer | A-LIGN

Job Opening:

Penetration Test Support Engineer

Role Description:

The Support Engineer is vital to the operations of the penetration testing team.  This role is responsible for pre-engagement activities that ensure the penetration testing team can complete projects on time.  The Support Engineer will interface daily with the project management group and penetration testers by assisting with identifying gaps in a client’s scope, verifying proper connectivity and authentication, and deploying A-LIGN offered internal connection methods.  This role will be heavily focused on the support and troubleshooting aspects to ensure engagements are successful and client support is available at all times.

The Support Engineer will be expected to perform the following:

  • Manage SPIKE device deployment for all penetration testing projects and provide implementation support and troubleshooting
  • Administer the cloud platform utilized by the penetration testing team for engagements
  • Manage infrastructure of penetration testing team
  • Manage Plextrac’s deployment and updates
  • Be responsible for ensuring access and coordinating with responsible parties to allow access to penetration testing tools such as Nessus, Burp Suite, and other paid commercial tools


  • Bachelor’s degree in management information systems, information security, computer science, or relevant discipline
  • Ability to meet deadlines with a high degree of motivation
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work individually as well as collaboratively



  • Employer Paid Health, Vision, Dental
  • 401 (K) Plan with Employer Matching
  • Competitive Bonus Structure
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plan
  • Technology Allowance
  • Vacation Bonus
  • Paid Office Closure December 24-January 1
  • Paid Holidays Schedule
  • Certification Reimbursement
  • Flu Shot Reimbursement