Consultant - Attack & Penetration | Remote, USA
Optiv Security

Overland Park, Kansas

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This position will be fully remote and can be hired anywhere in the continental U.S.

An Attack & Penetration Consultant is a highly skilled penetration tester capable of performing complex assessments while maintaining a business focus and meeting client requirements. This position will work both independently and as part of a team to perform Security Assessments including: vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, wireless security assessments and social engineering. A Security Consultant also contributes to the development and continuous improvement of the Security Assessment practice through various team and industry contributions.

How you'll make an impact

  • Ability to combine multiple separate findings to execute complex attacks.
  • Ability to manually validate vulnerabilities identified during assessments.
  • Ability to identify, describe and report vulnerabilities and standard remediation activities, to include clear demonstration of risk to clients through post-exploitation activities required.
  • Mastery of commercial and open-source security tools required (Nessus, Nexpose, SAINT, Qualys, Burp, Nmap, Kali, Metasploit, Meterpreter, Wireshark, Kismet, Aircrack-ng etc.).
  • Familiarity with many different network architectures, network services, system types, network devices, development platforms and software suites required (Linux, Windows, Cisco, Oracle, Active Directory, JBoss, .NET, etc.) required.
  • Familiarity with command and control (C2) frameworks, such as Cobalt Strike, Mythic, Covenant, etc.
  • Passion for creating tools and automation to make common tasks more efficient preferred.
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting for development of security tools preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to create comprehensive assessment reports required.
  • Must be able to work well with customers and self-manage through difficult situations, focus on client satisfaction.
  • Ability to convey complex technical security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences including executives required.
  • Ability to work both independently as well as on teams required.
  • Willingness to collaborate and share knowledge with team members required.
  • Proven ability to review and revise reports written by peers required.
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills, ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and the ability to take on large and complex projects with little or no supervision required.

What we're re looking for
  • Prior experience performing Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Tests, Wireless Security Assessments and or Social Engineering to enterprise-level organizations.
  • Ability to travel 25-40% of the time to client sites.
  • OSCP, OSEP, OSWE certifications strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university in Information Assurance, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related area of study; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience strongly preferred.
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What you can expect from Optiv
  • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Work/life balance
  • Professional training resources
  • Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
  • Volunteer Opportunities. "Optiv Chips In" encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
  • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)

EEO Statement

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Optiv respects your privacy.

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