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Red Team Security Consultant

WithSecure delivers research-led cyber security to defend organizations, society and people from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Our people are a mix of technical and creative experts – diverse, talented, and passionate people – working tirelessly to help us advance the industry with new ways of thinking. They lead their own development, in and out of the office. They call the shots when it comes to building a place to call home in our organization.

We are actively growing our Red Team, and as such we are looking for experienced as well as up and coming red team operators to join this growing team.

This is a high pressure role, where you will be expected to not only excel technically, but also build strong relationships with your team members and clients globally. We’re looking for someone who’s a fast learner, who gets excited by getting stuck into new tools, techniques and technologies, and who enjoys applying their experience to new problem spaces. Someone who is a hard-core tinkerer.

As much as we’d expect you to be extremely competent technically, we expect high quality reports, the building of good relationships with your clients as well as exceptional stakeholder management. As part of your role, you’ll be working alongside a passionate and dedicated team. You’ll also have the freedom to explore your own personal research projects on bleeding edge technologies. At WithSecure, we are research driven, meaning that we push the industry forward through our blogs, talks, research papers and competing at PWN2OWN.

Key Responsibilities

  • Your role will include the execution of complex red team engagements
  • You will be expected to contribute to our Attack Path Mapping & Purple Teaming services where your offensive skills will help drive the continued development of these services
  • All consultants are expected to Contribute to WithSecure labs (labs.f-secure.com) through continued research, present research at conferences as well as at company events such as the WithSecure briefing
  • Provide sales support and contribute to RFPs where appropriate
  • Presentation of red team debriefs to clients at a range of seniority levels
  • Play a mentorship role to up and coming offensive security professionals within WithSecure

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone with a strong interest in red teaming with the associated technical skills. If you tick the following boxes, we are looking for you!

  • Passionate about information security, defensive security in particular
  • Innovative mind-set and the ability to challenge existing approaches to information security
  • Excellent at communicating to both technical and senior-management audiences
  • Advanced understanding of tools, techniques, and procedures that modern attackers use to compromise organisations, ideally from direct experience.
  • Technical knowledge in one or more of the following specialisms:
  • Computer programming and scripting
  • Networking
  • Software engineering
  • Popular corporate operating systems (Windows, Unix).
  • Ability to deliver hands-on consultancy for WithSecure clients, including technical activities, report writing and presentation.
  • Ability to develop custom scripts or alter publicly available tooling to support adversary simulation activities
  • Ability to maintain target utilisation on client chargeable projects
  • Ability to present to senior stakeholder audiences
  • Ability to produce research to a publishable standard
  • Demonstrate strong consulting skills. This includes excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate to both technical and senior-management audiences
  • Produce scopes, bid content and pre-sales support to help win work.
  • Pursues and maintain CREST CCSAM, CCSAS, CCT Infrastructure or equivalent certification
  • Strong offensive technical skillset
  • The ability to effectively translate complex technical concepts into layman’s terms for a range of different audiences

What will you get from us

We will invest in your development, by offering you a variety of training and tools in the areas you are particularly interested in:

  • 1 to 1 coaching and tutorship sessions led by seasoned and well-respected industry-leading offensive security professionals.
  • Access to our state-of-the-art bespoke training platform.
  • Conference attendance, training from providers such as Crest, Offsec, GIAC and SANS.
  • You will receive classroom-based learning sessions and be given the opportunity to attend external training courses and security conferences.

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"We see the value of each and every person"
William Jardine
Managing Consultant
"The freedom is a big thing for me. The trust you are doing something worthwhile."
Robert Grześkowiak
Lead Software Engineer
"At WithSecure you won't feel bored. There are opportunities to learn new things every day."
Fairuz Zainor
"I joined WithSecure (previously F-Secure) straight after graduating and now, 10 years later, I am still happy to be here."

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

Purpose – Why we exist
We are here to build and sustain trust in a digital society
We are here to build and sustain trust in a digital society — trust that is threatened by uncertainty, fear and worry caused by cyber attacks and crime.

Vision – Where we are heading
No one should experience a serious loss because of a cyber attack
We envision a future where no one should experience a serious loss or be put out of business because of cyber attack or crime. At least no one who puts their trust in us.

Mission – What we do
Accelerate transition to outcome-based security
Our mission is to research, innovate and build technologies, human expertise and delivery-business models that will accelerate our customers’ and partners’ transition to outcome-based security.

Diversity & Inclusion:

WithSecure is an equal opportunity employer and believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to nationality, colour, race, ethnic or national origin, sex, gender (including gender reassignment), sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or physical or mental disability.
We will do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you!

Anne Binks | Contact Person

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