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Senior Cybersecurity Engineer (Purple Team)

Company: Jobot
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

100% Remote on EST / Contract Consultant Opportunity / No Visas or C2C / Must be US Citizen / Draw on both your offensive and defensive cyber skills to understand the entire attack surfaceThis Jobot Consulting Job is hosted by: Blake WilliamsAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button
and sending us your resume.Salary: $60 - $80 per hourA bit about us:We are a cybersecurity services company that offers best-in-class advanced cybersecurity operations and training. Our team includes specialists in info sec, pen testing, managed threat and IR, investigations, threat intelligence, cryptography, forensics, legal, and law enforcement. Our cybersecurity experts work together to protect your assets, prevent attacks, respond to incidents, and restore your data.Why join us?Join one of the most talented groups of cybersecurity experts in the world that takes on high profile security operations. We offer a collaborative environment welcoming diversity and unique personalities to solve interesting challenges.

  • 100% Remote work flexibility
  • Generous PTO
  • 401k
  • Premium Healthcare BenefitsJob DetailsWe are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior Purple Team Consultant to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in threat hunting, threat emulation, adversary emulation, and detection engineering. As a Senior Purple Team Consultant, you will bridge the gap between offensive and defensive security teams, ensuring our clients are well-prepared to detect and respond to advanced cyber threats.Job Duties:
    • Conduct proactive threat hunting activities to identify and mitigate potential security threats within client environments.
    • Perform threat emulation exercises to simulate real-world attack scenarios, testing the effectiveness of security controls and response strategies.
    • Develop and execute adversary emulation plans to mimic advanced persistent threats (APTs) and sophisticated cyber attackers.
    • Collaborate with detection engineering teams to design, implement, and optimize security detection mechanisms and alerts.
    • Lead purple team engagements, combining red team (offensive) and blue team (defensive) activities to enhance overall security posture.
    • Analyze and interpret security data to provide actionable insights and recommendations for improving detection and response capabilities.
    • Prepare and present detailed reports and presentations to clients, outlining findings, recommendations, and remediation strategies.Ideal Background:
      • 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on threat hunting, threat emulation, adversary emulation, and detection engineering.
      • Proven experience leading purple team engagements and working collaboratively with both red and blue teams
      • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks, threat models, and attack vectors.
      • Knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK and other frameworks is essential.
      • Proficiency with cybersecurity tools and technologies such as SIEMs, EDR solutions, network analysis tools, and threat intelligence platforms.
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think like both an attacker and defender.
      • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
      • Relevant certifications such as OSCP, OSCE, CISSP, GIAC (GCIH, GCFA, GDAT, etc.) are highly desirable.
      • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent experience.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

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