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Blue Team Cyber Security Research Consultant

  • Location: Charlotte, 78666
  • Salary: $70.32 - $77.67 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Blue Team Cyber Security Research Consultant
Charlotte, Dallas, NYC, San Fran, Des Moines, IA, Minneapolis, St. Louis
Term: 9 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead initiatives including the research, analysis, design, testing and implementation of the most complex computer network security and protection technologies for company information and network systems and applications.
  • Act as professional ethical penetration tester utilizing hacking tools to modify or create proof of concept exploits that mimic techniques of the most sophisticated attackers.
  • Review and analyze complex advanced computer security incident response activities and technical investigations of information security related incidents.
  • Identify vulnerabilities and associate those to a severity rating by deriving impact and ease of exploit.
  • Conduct security risk assessments to ensure compliance with corporate information security policies and adherence to best practices.
  • Communicate to the line of business on the inherent risks, providing meaningful mitigation strategies.
  • Provide leadership to principal engineers and supports special projects.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Need experience and education in tactical cyber-attack evaluation, exploit testing and analysis, malware reverse engineering, cyber intelligence, and red or purple teaming.
  • Will have experience in using tactical expertise in exploit testing, and exploit proof-of-concept development and analysis.
  • Experience developing offensive tradecraft for cyber defender trainings and partnering with cyber defenders to resolve identified capability gaps.
  • Experience in conducting technical research and identifying methods to detect emerging cyber threats, emulating full-life cycle cyber-attack methodologies, and have a deep, technical understanding of evolving Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs). Lastly, have a well-rounded understanding of the Cloud threat landscape, endpoint/network defenses and detection methodologies, or incident response, in addition to an expertise in how adversarial cyber threat actors think and attack.
  • 5+ years of Cyber Security Research experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.