IBM Senior Penetration Testing Consultant in Australia
Are you passionate about breaking into applications, networks, systems, databases, devices and other technologies to uncover security vulnerabilities and help fix them? Are you interested in joining a team of like-minded passionate experts, many of whom have decades of experience breaking into anything and everything to help organisations strengthen their security? Are you looking to learn from the best and gain real word consulting experience? If so, X-Force Red, IBM Security’s team of veteran hackers, is looking for a Penetration Testing Lead Consultant, and you may be the perfect fit.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Your Role and Responsibilities:
• Perform penetration tests and provide subject matter expertise in the form of research, tooling, and threat modelling
• Recommend strategies to mitigate risk and improve current methodologies
• Collaborate as part of diverse and dynamic teams and be a mentor to other X-Force Red consultants
• Work with clients in a broad range of industries and act as a client’s primary technical contact
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 also exhibit a solid understanding of networking and common protocols.
• Demonstrated ability to be a mentor to other consultants
• Demonstrated experience working in a project based / client serving consulting model
What skills and experience are desirable?
• Demonstrated experience facilitating and/or presenting at conferences
• Experience of social engineering, hardware hacking, phishing would be preferred
• Certifications such as OSCP, OSCE and GREM are helpful to have
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
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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