• Sr. Security Consultant - Attack & Penetration Jobs in United States Of America - 25122781

  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Company Description At Optiv, were on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure Were one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry

In your role at Optiv, youll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cyber security We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients needs come from working hard together As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow Were proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world

Who we are looking for

A highly skilled penetration tester with expertise performing complex security assessments while maintaining a business focus on meeting client expectations As a seasoned penetration tester, you will be professional, well-spoken and passionate about our work You will have an uncanny ability to gain intimate knowledge of new systems, find security flaws and leverage those flaws to underscore business risk The Senior Security Consultant were looking for will enjoy contributing to a community and serve as a technical leader and mentor on our team

How youll make an impact

Combine the use of automated tools and manual techniques with new, creative approaches to identify and verify common vulnerabilities while finding those that are commonly missed during assessments
Opportunistically blend and chain multiple weaknesses to compromise client organizations
Exploit vulnerabilities and identify specific, meaningful risks to clients based on industry and business focus
Deliver advanced security assessments from a diverse portfolio of services including physical penetration tests, product penetration tests, endpoint security assessments and breach simulations
Create comprehensive assessment reports that clearly identify an attack chain, root cause for vulnerabilities and remediation strategies
Interface with client personnel to gather information, clarify scope and investigate security controls
Provide technical and consultative mentorship for Consultants ensuring a consistently high level of execution
Improve our methodologies, toolsets and offerings in a collaborative, team based environment
Leverage subject matter expertise to shape proposals, statements of work and project scope

Qualifications Qualifications for success

OSCP, OSCE, and GIAC certifications strongly preferred
Experience delivering various security assessment disciplines including but not limited to network and web vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, red teaming, wireless security, physical security, social engineering, product/hardware security, VoIP security/war dialing
In depth knowledge of security testing standards such as OSSTMM, OWASP and NIST SP 800-115
Demonstrated ability to identify, describe and report vulnerabilities and standard remediation activities, to include clear demonstration of risk to clients through post-exploitation activities
Mastery of commercial and open source security tools including, but not limited to, Nmap, Nessus, BurpSuite, Cobalt Strike, Metasploit, Wireshark, Kismet, and Aircrack-ng
Development or scripting experience in one or more language (eg Python, C, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, PHP etc)
Familiarity with a variety of network architectures, network services, system types, network devices, development platforms and software suites (eg Windows, NIX, Cisco, Oracle, Active Directory, JBoss, NET, etc)
Must be able to work well with clients and self-manage through difficult situations, to ensure client satisfaction
Ability to convey complex technical security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences including executives
Ability to work both independently as well as on teams

Why youll love it here

The Attack and Penetration (A&P) practice is Optivs primary adversarial threat simulation group A&Ps purpose is to perform offensive security assessments, employing an adversarial perspective, to better aide in identifying gaps in organizational security programs You will be on a team of like-minded individuals who collaborate often, and drive each other to success Optiv A&P focuses on mentoring, career growth (both technical and professional), and encourages consultants to research new trends and techniques Optiv A&P typically has several individuals represented at information security conferences throughout the year, to include Black Hat, DEF CON, various BSides, GRRcon, etc

If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv as the largest pure-play cyber security provider in North America We have served more than 12,000 clients of various sizes across multiple industries, we offer an extensive geographic footprint, and have premium partnerships with more than 350 of the leading security product manufacturers

With Optiv you can expect

Entrepreneurial and collaborative environment
Competitive total rewards program
Professional training opportunities
Engaging and fun culture
Opportunity to work with industry leading, talented peers


Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

Im interested

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Software
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : System Security
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 17th May 2020

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