Senior Security Consultant - Penetration Testing

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Rapid7 is a leading provider of security data and analytics solutions that enable organizations to implement an active, analytics-driven approach to cyber security. We combine our extensive experience in security data and analytics and deep insight into attacker behaviors and techniques to make sense of the wealth of data available to organizations about their IT environments and users. Our solutions empower organizations to prevent attacks by providing visibility into vulnerabilities and to rapidly detect compromises, respond to breaches, and correct the underlying causes of attacks. Rapid7 is trusted by more than 9,100 organizations across 140 countries, including 52% of the Fortune 1000. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit www.rapid7.com.


Job Overview

  • Do you enjoy hacking custom protocols implemented in embedded devices? Do you enjoy attacking networks? How do you feel about attacks against SAML? As a penetration tester on the Global Services team at 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:

    • Strong focus on IoT and Embedded Device Testing (cloud, mobile, API, hardware, network, firmware, and RF) 

    • Network Penetration Testing (Internal, External, and Wireless) 

    • Web Application and API Testing 

    • Social Engineering (on-premise and electronic)

  • Beyond delivering these services, as a senior consultant you will:

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

    • Meet professional practice standards and demonstrate exceptional skill in core service areas 

    • Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients 

    • Execute delivery work that exceeds expectations 

    • Understand the client's 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

    • Help to assist and to teach peers 


Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years in an active technical security role 

  • Strong knowledge of the following: 

  • IoT and embedded device penetration testing 

  • Hardware hacking

  • Radio Frequency Analysis 

  • IoT penetration testing tools 

  • Knowledge of hardware level interfaces and protocols

  • Modern penetration testing tools and methods 

  • Network security concepts 

  • Web-based application security concepts 

  • IEEE 802.11 security concepts 

  • Windows/Linux/UNIX internals 

  • Internet protocol suite 

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

  • Knowledge of compiled languages (Java, C, C++, Assembly, etc.) 

  • Social engineering techniques and tactics 

  • Strong written and verbal skills 

  • Be able to work and interact with clients of various backgrounds 

  • Maintain positive client relationships and feedback 

  • Be comfortable explaining findings and recommendations to technical and non-technical audiences 

  • Knowledge of common regulatory structures and obligations 

  • Knowledge of common I.T. governance guidance

Job Plusses:

  • Previous technical security consulting experience 

  • Fundamental or advanced understanding of electronics 

  • Fundamental or advanced understanding of radio communications and protocols 

  • Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, CIS or related field 

  • Certifications such as GPEN, GXPN, GMOB, GWAPT, OSCP, OSWE, OSCE, OSWP

  • Formal IoT training and workshops

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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.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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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