Adapt Forward

Red Team Operator

Charleston, SC - Full Time

Job Description:

The contractor will provide support that is referred to as "Red Team" and "Blue Team" support. This entails performing assessments of systems and networks within an enclave and identify where those systems/networks are most vulnerable to hostile cyber entities. Also responsible for identifying and diagnosing systems that are or have vulnerabilities by expert use of commercial off the shelf and open source resources, such as Immunity CANVAS and the Metasploit Framework. This will be accomplished by active evaluations (remote and local penetration tests). The contractor will perform OSINT campaigns in advance and during Red Team exercises.


  • Conduct authorized penetration testing of enclave network assets.
  • Candidate should be familiar with operating in the network, pivoting, gathering information, etc, as well as modifying existing code and building their own scripts and tools.
  • Diagnose new and emerging vulnerabilities and assist with creation of detection capabilities for the NSOC's Computer Network Defense infrastructure.
  • Document identified vulnerabilities; assist with remediation activities and risk mitigation / management activities by helping to weigh the threat to systems posed by the presence of hostile entities.
  • Assist DHA Enclaves with taking corrective actions by performing analysis and providing expert support.
  • Track supported enclaves' remediation progress and provide NSOC management with routine progress updates.
  • Provide "Lessons Learned" reports for each scheduled Red or Blue Team event to improve the security posture of supported enclaves and the NSOC's External Assessment capability.
  • Significant knowledge of particular CND tools, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable CND policies, regulations, and compliance documents specifically related to CND.
  • Develop requirements, acquisition plan, assist with the procurement of, operate, and then maintain the toolkit to support Red Team missions.
  • Execute, draft, edit, and maintain standard operating procedure (SOP) documentation.


  • Utilization of one or more of the following security applications/tools:  Immunity CANVAS, Metasploit Framework, CORE Impact, Packet Analysis, or Custom Remote Access Trojans.
  • Utilization of one or more of the following operating systems: Windows, Linux, UNIX, OS X.
  • Utilization of one or more of the following programming languages: Perl, Python, Java, Ruby, C.
  • Knowledge of network or system security architectures.
  • Minimum US SECRET Clearance must be eligible for TS/SCI.
  • Extensive Travel


Adapt Forward is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Adapt Forward promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

Apply: Red Team Operator
* Required fields
First name*
Last name*
Email address*
Phone number*

Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or paste resume

Paste your resume here or attach resume file

Do you have an active clearance?*
The following questions are entirely optional.
To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more.

Invitation for Job Applicants to Self-Identify as a U.S. Veteran
  • A “disabled veteran” is one of the following:
    • a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or
    • a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.
  • A “recently separated veteran” means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.
  • An “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.
  • An “Armed forces service medal veteran” means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.
Veteran status

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Expires 1/31/2020
Why are you being asked to complete this form?

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities.i To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.

If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier.

How do I know if I have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
  • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)
Please check one of the boxes below:

YES, I HAVE A DISABILITY (or previously had a disability)

Your Name Today's Date
Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

iSection 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

Human Check*