Salary Range $100,000 - $150,000
WithSecure™ protects businesses all over the world from modern threats. We do this through a Co-security approach born from first-hand knowledge that no one can solve every cyber security problem alone. Every single day, our diverse, growing team fights against online extortion, threats to national infrastructure, the unlawful spread of sensitive information, and everything in-between. The best part about working for WithSecure is our people! We are a community of dedicated and passionate professionals that take workplace happiness seriously. If you’re looking for something that’s more than just a job – we’d love to hear from you.
We have openings for entry-level consultants within our US offices. Your role will include penetration testing and security assessments. Depending on your skill, aptitude and career goals, your role can include, but won’t be limited to:
The ideal candidate will be keen to produce security research that push the industry forward, and contribute to WithSecure Labs (https://labs.f-secure.com) . Each consultant is expected to continue their education. In particular CREST CCT (App/Inf) and Offensive Security certifications are valued. WithSecure will invest in your education and provide maximum support to ensure that your skills remain relevant throughout your career here.
WithSecure consultants have an 80% utilization target, meaning that 20% of your time will be spent some of the following:
What are we looking for?
What we need
We solve complex cyber-security problems daily and to do so requires an interesting and comprehensive set of skills. To be successful at WithSecure and help our clients with their challenges you’ll need the following:
A passion for security
WithSecure’ s consultations are passionate about what they do. They have a passion for computers, hackings, security and most importantly, solving problems. If this wasn’t your job, it would be your hobby. At WithSecure Consulting, we believe in technical excellence, its how we demonstrate our passion.
You’re not going to be told what to do all the time – we will support your progression, but it will be up to you. With an understanding what is important to the business and our client, you will be given opportunity to determine how your time is best spent. We are an output driven business, this is to say that your output is what is ultimately important, we don’t micromanage.
You will be working with the industry’s top consultants. They are there to support you, provided that you demonstrate that you are doing your best.
Communication skills is as important as your technical abilities. The ability to write excellent reports will already be measured during your first 12 weeks at WithSecure. In addition to written communication skills, you are expected to have good verbal communication skills. You will have the ability to explain complex technical issues to a wide range of audiences which often include senior business stakeholders.
Ability to thrive in high-pressure environments
Consulting is hard work, and pressure is high. WithSecure has high standards and high expectations of consultants. We work with some of the biggest and most interesting businesses in the word. This inevitably results in often stressful but particularly exciting and rewarding work.
An Ideal Candidate
An ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of industry experience, with the following credentials being a plus:
Relevant industry certifications OSCP/OSEP/OSCE or
A relevant degree (e.g. Computer Science)
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
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.
1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows
1992First public hysteria about a computer virus
2002First Antivirus for mobile phones
2004F‑Secure Labs launches first antivirus industry blog
2009F‑Secure’s next step into the cloud
2015F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company
2018MWR InfoSecurity joins F-Secure