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Location : Flexible across Australia

Offensive Security Specialist

Level - Consultant

We are looking for seasoned penetration testers and red teamers with varying levels of experience to attack some of the largest and highest profile companies in the world.

Our red teams are full scope with limited testing restrictions that provide realistic and high impact results for our clients. You will be given the opportunity to execute bleeding edge attacks in a variety of customer settings, including the digital assets some of the world’s most critical infrastructure and major financial institutions.

You will be furnished with industry leading commercial tools as well as custom tools developed by our own global research and development team. You will work in concert with our global incident response and cyber threat intelligence teams who will keep you furnished with the latest attack techniques and threat actor modus operandi, allowing you to deliver attack simulations to clients that are both current and authentic.

Based in Australia, successful candidates will be joining a global team of industry experts who are driven by desire to push the envelope as it relates to security research, innovation and providing our clients with realistic simulated cyber-attacks, the likes of which they have not seen before. This will afford you the opportunity not only to develop your penetration testing and red teaming skills and experience, but also to collaborate with and build a global network of peers from countries including the U.S., Czech, Israel, Italy, Brazil and the U.K.

As part of our global community you will have opportunities to work on some unusual and diverse projects, examples of which include testing autonomous vehicles in a purpose built facility, testing new public cloud services for tier-1 cloud providers and experimentation with offensive and defensive security capabilities in space.

We maintain a positive and highly collaborative working environment of skilled, confident and experienced security professionals who continually learn from one another and develop together as one of the industries more formidable security assessment teams. We embrace values such as ‘egoless-greatness’ and a passion for solving problems for our clients.


You will have most or all of the following skills:


·       Proficiency with leading commercial and open source automated reconnaissance and penetration testing tools and services

·       Ability to perform targeted penetration tests without use of automated tools

·       Client-side code execution

·       Intimately familiar with networking fundamentals (all OSI layers)

·       Understanding of application design principals

·       Knowledge of web application exploitation methodologies

·       Ability to independently research new vulnerabilities in software products

·       Familiar with fundamentals of software exploitation on modern operating systems

·       Current knowledge of common threats as they relate to specific industries

·       Ability to read and interpret common programming languages

·       Excellent written skills, articulating highly technical topics to a wide range of audiences

·       Effective organizational and inter-personal skills communicating with clients


You will embrace the following values:


·       Willingness to share your perspectives and experiences with other less technical people to help them increase their understanding of security

·       Desire to collaborate with your peers to continue to develop your technical, professional and commercial acumen

·       Passion for understanding the client problems and looking or innovative ways to use your offensive security skills to help them advance their security capabilities.

·       Egoless-greatness – collaborating as part of a team and sharing in the team’s success

·       Taking risks, trying new things and being open to changing the way you do things in the interest of advancing our profession and enhancing the value to our clients


You will have most or all of the following experience/certifications:

·       3+ years of experience performing network and application penetration tests

·       Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)/Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)/CREST Registered Penetration Tester (CRT)

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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