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Security Consultant - Cyber Defence

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
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  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
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F-Secure Consultancy team help clients defend against current and future cyber threats. We work across a range of areas including strategy, security assessment, attack detection and secure development.

The primary responsibility of this role is to deliver Cyber Defence services to F-Secure's clients. A successful candidate will be required to understand the motivations and methods adopted by a wide range of threat actors and develop a detailed understanding of how exploitation of systems occurs. The candidate must also have technical knowledge of enterprise IT platforms, ideally gained by performing attacks or in responding to them in a hands-on capacity through penetration testing, security monitoring or incident response. Equally, we would welcome applications from candidates with experience in software engineering or network architecture, interested in applying their skills and expertise to security challenges.

F-Secure encourages all our consultants to undertake personal research projects. Our consultants frequently publish advisories, white papers and present at the leading security conferences. The most successful consultants have the ability to challenge previous assumptions and identify innovative methods for solving a problem.

What we need…

  • Ability to deliver hands-on consultancy for F-Seure’s clients, including technical activities, report writing and presentation
  • Ability to maintain target utilisation on client chargeable projects
  • Can produce research to a publishable standard
  • Support F-Secure in innovation and growth
  • Produce scopes, bid content and pre-sales support to help win work.

Who we think will be a great fit…

  • 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).

Bonus Points…

  • CREST Registered Tester (CRT) or Certified Tester (CCT) (Infrastructure or Web Application)
  • CCNA, MSCA, MSCE or other certifications demonstrating core technical skills
  • Other security industry specific technical accreditations such as OSCP, OSCE, GIAC, CISSP.

Who we are...

F-Secure Consulting delivers research-led cyber security to defend organizations from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Our consultants are a mix of technical and creative builders and breakers, working on enviably sophisticated projects. They lead their own development, in and out of the office. They call the shots when it comes to building the next generation of security professionals within, and beyond, our organization.

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Zuzanna Kunik
Data Scientist
"As a data scientist, I love working closely to data. As an extrovert, I love working with people. In my current role I’m doing both. "
Jonas Lundberg
Global Cyber Security Solution Sales
"I feel confident in selling our services that protect our customers. It's extremely stimulating and gives me a sense of purpose"
Robert Petesic
Senior Security Specialist
"Positive atmosphere in the office and knowledgeable colleagues are pushing me to always give my best and learn more."
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"
Sean Nel
Senior Software Engineer
"If you like working on cool, new stuff with lekker people"

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

At F-Secure, we are committed to helping people and businesses be free in the digital world, without having to worry about cyber security. Every day, our Fellows face the daunting challenge of outsmarting those that disrupt the digitalized world. A difficult task, we know, but something we all come together to do for our customers. We make the world a safer place.

Our Fellowship of people have a shared interest in being successful together and being open and honest with each other. At F-Secure, we meet each other as equals, but challenge each other’s ideas – we believe this makes us all better and creates a more secure environment for our customers.

As an F-Secure Fellow, you’ll be joining a tight knit network of over 1,600 colleagues, spread over 25 offices around the world. To us, Fellowship means that what we do together is more important what I do. At F-Secure you will be part of our Fellowship. Be who you are – bring your best self.


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

Liana Creak | Hiring Manager

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