Ethical Hacker/Cyber Hunt Expert

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort George G Meade, MD

You've heard of us, now come work with us. Clear Ridge Defense is seeking an elite ethical hacker to join our cadre of experts in support of USCYBERCOM. In addition to being TS/SCI cleared and polygraphed, the best candidate will be a principal cyber hunt expert with experience directly supporting cyberspace operations in and around Cyber Mission Force (CMF). Your innovative thought and persistent, endless pursuit of exploitation, while emulating opposing force threats, will drive mission success.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will...

  • Identify and exploit vulnerabilities and unique misconfigurations within common operating systems
  • Assist in the acquisition, administration, and implementation of Red Team operational infrastructure
  • Research and develop cyber threat actor’s Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) and environments for use in threat emulation
  • Plan and execute adversarial scenarios in cyber exercises
  • Be part of a unique initiative forging new Standard Operating Procedures
  • Serve as the SME for working groups and leading cutting-edge research


  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • A Top Secret / SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Five or more (5+) years of relevant experience in the Cyber Mission Force (CMF), either working directly or in-support to cyber operations
  • A bachelor's degree in a ComputerScience/IT/engineering related field, or, hold accredited certifications (e.g., OSCP, OSEP, PNPT, GPEN)
  • Experience with Cobalt Strike, Metasploit, PoshC2, and/or Mythic
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace with unique TTPs


  • Leadership experience
  • Cyber exercise support experience
  • Cyber threat emulation experience

Additional Information

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2022 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun!

Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering
  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning
  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training

All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Unique Flexible PTO
  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military
  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.
  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement
  • Free financial advising from qualified experts
  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment
  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses
  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events
  • Access to our Company Swag Store

Clear Ridge Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



Posted On: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

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