Penetration Tester

Immediate need for a Security Penetration Tester to join our client-s red team to plan and execute realistic adversarial threat emulation exercises by safely replicating the tactics, techniques, and procedures of threat actors. Using an automated attack platform, you will help our defenders continuously assess their real-world security. You will help contextualize and report findings to leadership.

- Work with Cyber Threat Intelligence, as well as business units, to develop red team attack scenarios consistent with the current threats to the business
- Work with other teams to ensure a smooth execution of testing activities (e.g. red/purple teaming, etc.)
- Provide technical findings and executive reports which highlight and clearly articulate identified strengths, gaps and opportunities
- Utilize skills, knowledge, and experience to be a catalyst for threat centric organizational change
- Use automated attack platform provides a red team experience designed to mirror today-s adversaries
- Discover, identify, and exploit vulnerable systems
- Plan and execute network operations against customer infrastructure
- Research threats, vulnerabilities and exploit techniques
- Provide guidance and offense-related insights
- Working with relevant risk teams, contribute to the company's efforts in adopting and maintaining a system-wide view of threat-driven risks
- Identify opportunities to leverage and operationalize existing security investments while also identifying gaps in our defenses and recommending new technologies

Want to learn more? Then you should contact Elite Technical right away for consideration!

Required Skills

- 4+ years of offense-related / Penetration Testing experience with demonstrable hands-on experience executing penetration testing / red team testing assessments of high-consequence systems.
- Experience with offensive tooling and frameworks
- Excellent technical knowledge in security related domains.
- In depth knowledge of enterprise architectures and operations and detailed and up-to-date knowledge of threat and vulnerability management techniques and tools
- Must have strong knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK Framework, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Web Proxies and DLP
- Must have one or more Scripting Languages: Powershell, Python or Ruby
- Strong knowledge of networking protocols and packet analysis
- Understanding of modern cyber threat actors, their motivation, scenarios, tools, tactics and procedures
- Capability to be persistent and creative in solving complex and challenging problems
- The ability to work quickly, willingness to work on ad hoc assignments, work independently as needed, strong written and verbal communication skills, and recognizing the importance of being a team player.
- Experience with threat detection, gap analysis, threat hunting methodologies, and understand the capability of hacking tools and how they are used to exploit vulnerabilities and features in enterprise networks.

- One or more industry-recognized certifications related to Red Team Qualifications / and or Cyber Security. Some relevant certs: GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Python Coder (GPYC), GIAC Experienced Incident Handler (GX-IH), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), GIAC Web App Penetration Tester (GWAPT), GIAC Mobile Device Security Analyst (GMOB), GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN), GIAC Assessing and Auditing Wireless Networks (GAWN), GIAC Cloud Penetration Tester (GCPN)

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Anticipated Start Date

Monday, June 12, 2023

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Anticipated Duration

12 month+ Contract or T2P

Date Posted

Thursday, May 18, 2023

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