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IBM Penetration Testing Consulting Manager in Australia


X-Force Red, IBM Security’s team of veteran hackers, is looking for a Penetration Testing Manager to lead the team in Sydney or Melbourne.

IBM welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. If you require accommodations or adjustments, we encourage you to make us aware so that we can support you through the application process.

Your Role and Responsibilities

What will I be doing?

This role will have two main responsibilities: leading consulting engagements to test clients’ application and network assets; and pre-sales work to support X-Force Red projects.

• Drive pre-sales engagements of complex deals (RFP’s) as well as post-sales delivery

• Develop local team capabilities and operational processes

• Assist with development of regional go-to-market and delivery strategies

• Collaborate as part of diverse and dynamic teams and be a mentor to other X-Force Red consultants

Engagements typically range from two weeks through to six weeks for more complex engagements.

There is a potential for 20% travel, including international travel, depending on project requirements and travel restrictions.

What skills and experience will I need?

• Proven knowledge, experience & passion for application security along with tenacious problem-solving skills.

• You should exhibit a solid understanding of networking and common protocols

• You should also exhibit a solid understanding of application and API testing

• Demonstrated ability to lead large groups and be a mentor to other consultants

• Demonstrated experience working in a project based / client serving consulting model

• Experience in project scoping and pre-sale support

• 5+ Years Experience in the IT and/or Security sector with 1-2 years in a management role

One of more of these skills or experience may be helpful to have:

• Demonstrated experience facilitating and/or presenting at conferences

• Certifications such as OSCP, OSCE and GREM are helpful to have

• Experience in testing of OT, ICS, or SCADA environments

• Experience with Hardware, IoT or Automotive testing

• Experience with Reverse Engineering

• Experience with Social Engineering and OSINT

• Experience with Red Team and advance Evasion techniques

• Personal projects related to technology and/or Security

We welcome applications across Australia. Currently the team are based mostly out of Sydney and Melbourne however work remotely.

The successful applicant must have the ability work in Australia without the requirement of sponsorship.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

As above

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

As above

About Business Unit

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About IBM

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Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.