Senior Security Consultant - Penetration Testing (Massachusetts)

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Do you enjoy attacking networks? Do you enjoy hacking custom protocols and embedded devices? As a penetration tester in the Consulting Division of Rapid7, you will help our clients improve their security posture through your technical skills and knowledge of defense strategies. 

Our clients often present us with unique security challenges from a testing perspective. Likewise, we work with a wide variety of technology platforms and protocols. Beyond providing services to customers, you are encouraged to perform research and speak at security conferences. 

But wait, we're not done yet. You will be working at Rapid7! We have some cool products and ideas and we're enthusiastic about them. Why wouldn't you want to be part of that? Send us your resume and let's talk. 

Essential Responsibilities 

You will be called on to perform technical testing against a variety of targets. These include: • Network Penetration Testing (wired and wireless) 

• Web Application Penetration Testing 

• Social Engineering (on premise and electronic) 

Beyond delivering these services, as a consultant you will: 

• Grow and support all security practice offerings in a pre- and post-sales role 

• Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients and understand their business and needs. • Participating in industry conferences and professional organizations 

• Creating additional value for clients through continual insights and consultative advice based on experience with the client, their industry, established standards and leading practices • Translate technical concepts and convey them to non-security personnel 

 Mentor and coach junior staff to promote growth, project contributions, and knowledge sharing. • Meet professional practice standards and demonstrate exceptional skill in core service areas • Collaborate with sales, pre-sales and marketing personnel to promote and explain penetration testing services, pricing and scoping and is able to build cross-organizational relationships across Rapid7 

Job Requirements 

• 8+ years in an active technical security role 

• Expert knowledge of the following: 

o Modern penetration testing tools and methods 

o Network security concepts 

o Web-based application security concepts 

o Windows/Linux/UNIX internals 

o Social engineering techniques and tactics 

• Experience using multiple interpreted languages (Ruby, Python, PHP, etc.) 

• Experience with multiple compiled languages (Java, C, C++, Assembly, etc.) 

• Strong written and verbal skills 

• Maintain positive client relationships and feedback 

• Knowledge of common regulatory structures and obligations and common I.T. governance. • The ability to effectively lead teams of penetration testers while on engagements • Be comfortable explaining findings and recommendations to technical and non-technical audiences including C-Level and Board briefings 

Job Plusses: 

• Previous technical security consulting experience 

• Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, CIS or related field • Certifications such as OSCP, OSCE, GXPN, OSEE 

 

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Location

Rapid7 is conveniently located in downtown Austin, with plenty of restaurants, bars, and public transport close by.

An Insider's view of Rapid7

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It has all the perks of a startup but well structured, goal driven, and supported growth as an employee from start to finish. Several places to relax or wind down after a call, and working in one of the most iconic buildings downtown. Welcome to the Austin office!

Chris

Customer Success Representative

What are some things you learned at the company?

It’s not just the customer who benefits from the culture of compassion. Internally, Rapid7 employees look out for each other and work together to solve problems. Oftentimes, this ends up helping all parties.

Becky

Senior Manager, Customer Success Management

What are Rapid7 Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Rapid7 is led by a diverse management team that represent the security community we serve. We believe that we all have a responsibility to continuously improve our DE&I efforts.
Unconscious bias training
We believe in continuous learning, our in-house trainers conduct consistent diversity trainings. We advocate for diverse thinking and strive to cultivate a workforce that mirrors the best minds.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have so many amazing and organically created employee resource groups! These internal Rapid7 communities allow for an authentic experience where diverse employees and allies can come together.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We've taken the Parity Pledge, we reinforce strategic recruitment, we are committed to diversity partnerships, and we understand the importance in training around unconscious bias.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes full-time remote for specific positions, Work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive unlimited hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive unlimited hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch during quarterly in-office Town Halls and some team meetings.
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Variable.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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