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Purple Team Security Consultant

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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 growing our defensive teams at WithSecure. We are looking for attack detection specialists able to assist our clients to improve their detection capabilities.

WithSecure consultants are not only expected to be technically competent, but also have strong verbal and written communication skills. In this role you will be introduced to some of the best detection teams in the world, helping push the boundaries of attack detection across multiple industries and geographies.

As part of your role, you’ll be working alongside a passionate and dedicated team, including collaborating on new and exciting projects. You’ll also have the freedom to explore your own personal research projects on bleeding edge technologies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate strong consulting skills
  • Ability to successfully review a client’s detection capabilities from a people, process, and technology point of view, and build a roadmap that will allow the clients to measurably improve their detection capabilities
  • Ability to technically execute the atomic attacker actions a client is likely to experience, while understanding how detection for such techniques would be possible
  • Strong offensive technical skillset and a detailed understanding of modern attacker techniques.
  • Ability to present to senior stakeholder audience
  • Ability to deliver hands-on consultancy for WithSecure clients, including technical activities, report writing and presentations
  • Contribute to WithSecure labs (labs.f-secure.com) through continued research, present research at conferences and company event
  • Assist in the development of attack detection services, such as Attack Detection Capability Assessments (ADCA).
  • In addition to attack detection services, you will be expected to contribute to other key defensive services such as our Attack Path Mapping, where you will be able to hone your offensive skillsets.
  • Play a mentorship role to up and coming offensive security professionals within WithSecure
  • Provide sales support and contribute to RFPs where appropriate
  • The ability to effectively translate complex technical concepts into layman’s terms for a range of different audiences

What are we looking for?

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

  • Passionate about information security, in particular with regards to attack detection.
  • Excellent at communicating to both technical and senior-management audiences

  • Innovative mind-set and the ability to challenge existing approaches to information security

  • Writing and speaking about offensive tradecraft is second nature

  • You hold one or more well-known certifications, such as OSCP, OSCE, OSEP, CISSP etc.

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 professionals.
  • Access to our in-house bespoke training platform.
  • You will also receive classroom-based learning sessions and be given the opportunity to attend external training courses and security conferences.
  • Gain access to proprietary AttackSim software
  • Access to world leading detection teams across a range of industries

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.

Anne Binks | Contact Person

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