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Senior Consultant, Proactive Security Engineer (CONSULTANCY)

ANYWHERE, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire
Our client, a global leader in incident response, risk mitigation, and proactive cybersecurity services is hiring multiple Senior Consultant, Proactive Security Engineers to join their expanding team. These red team consultants should have strong experience performing client penetration tests to expose vulnerabilities using open-source, custom, and commercial tools, as well as cloud penetration tests to assess specific workloads. As a Senior Consultant, the ideal candidates will have client-facing experience, specifically providing and presenting recommendations on security measures to monitor accompanied by protecting sensitive data and systems from future infiltration. Consultants should have baseline knowledge along with some experience scripting and editing existing code, in addition to experience with industry standard programming languages such as Perl, Python, Java, and C++, etc. Individuals with experience in security assessment tools like Metasploit, Burp Suite, Empire and Cobalt Strike will be considered first. Send resumes to [email protected]

Job Spec:
  • Assists in development of internal infrastructure design for research, development, and testing focused on offensive security
  • Conducts periodic scans of networks to find and detect vulnerabilities
  • Performs client penetration testing to find any vulnerabilities or weaknesses that might be exploited by a malicious party, using open-source, custom, and commercial testing tools
  • Ability to assist in scoping engagements by clearly articulating various penetration approaches and methodologies to audiences ranging from highly technical to executive personnel
  • Report generation that clearly communicates testing and assessment details, results, and remediation recommendations to clients
  • Develops scripts, tools, and methodologies to automate and streamline internal processes and engagements
  • Conducts IT application testing, cybersecurity tool and systems analysis, system and network administration, and systems engineering support for the sustainment of information technology systems (mobile application testing, penetration testing, application, security, and hardware testing)
  • Conducts threat hunting and/or compromise assessment engagements to identify active or dormant indicators of compromise (IoCs) using threat hunting tools (and/or client owned hunting instrumentation where applicable)
  • Assists Leadership in the development of security standards and best practices for the organization and recommends security enhancements as needed
  • Conducts cyber risk assessments using frameworks or standards like NIST CSF, ISO 27001/2, PCI, CIS Top 20, CMMC, or other industry measurement tools
  • Performs cloud penetration testing engagements to assess specific workloads (i.e., AWS, GCP, Azure, containers, or other PaaS and SaaS instances) for vulnerabilities and subsequently attempts to exploit identified weakness after receiving permission from client stakeholders
  • Provides recommendations to clients on specific security measures to monitor and protect sensitive data and systems from infiltration and cyber-attacks including response and recovery of a data security breach
  • Ability to perform light travel requirements as needed to meet business demands (on average 30%)

Requirements:
  • Experience with risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods focused on Information Assurance, Information Systems/Network Security, Infrastructure Design, and Vulnerabilities Assessments
  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of how malicious software works (i.e.-malware, trojans, rootkits, etc.)
  • Ability to modify known and/or craft custom exploits manually without dependence on consumer tools such as Metasploit
  • Strong knowledge of tools and techniques used to conduct network, wireless, and web application penetration testing
  • Familiarity with web application penetration testing and code auditing to find security gaps and vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge and experience in conducting cyber risk assessments using industry standards
  • Experience with penetration testing, administering, and troubleshooting major flavors of Linux, Windows, and major cloud IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS providers (i.e., AWS, GCP, and Azure)
  • Experience with scripting and editing existing code and programming using one or more of the following: Perl, Python, ruby, bash, C/C++, C#, or Java.
  • Experience with security assessment tools, including Nessus, OpenVAS, MobSF, Metasploit, Burp Suite Pro, Cobalt Strike, Bloodhound, and Empire
  • Knowledge of application, database, and web server design and implementation
  • Knowledge of network vulnerability assessments, web and cloud application security testing, network penetration testing, red teaming, security operations, or 'hunt'
  • Knowledge of open security testing standards and projects, including OWASP & MITRE ATT&CK
  • Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software
  • Knowledge of computer forensic tools, technologies, and methods
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, or equivalent years of professional experience to meet job requirements and expectations

 

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