• Consultant, Penetration Tester

    Job Locations US-CO-Westminster | US-CO-Centennial | US-WA-Seattle | US-WA-Bellevue | US-GA-Alpharetta
    ID
    2019-2874
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • About Coalfire

    Coalfire is the cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public sector organizations avert threats, close gaps, and effectively manage risk. Our professionals are among the most talented in the industry, and each and every day, they strive to provide the unbiased assessments, advice, and innovative solutions that help our clients meet their specific challenges and build long-term strategies to protect their organizations. For nearly 20 years, we’ve been on the cutting-edge of one of the world’s most important industries – and we’re committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest security challenges.

     

    Coalfire is composed of highly specialized security testers with a passion for enhancing system security postures.  Our team members actively participate in the information security community and have released toolsets, blog posts, and whitepapers. Our team members have presented at numerous industry conferences, including BlackHat, DefCon, ShmooCon, BlueHat, DerbyCon, 44CON, and numerous BSides, about offensive and defensive operations as well as the tools and capabilities we create and share.  Come join an amazing technical security team who makes a difference in the information security industry and consistently pushes the limit of offensive and defensive security capabilities.

     

    We’re growing rapidly and are currently seeking a Consultant Penetration Tester to support our Westminster, CO and/or Seattle, WA offices.

    What you'll do

    • Conduct network and web application penetration testing, code reviews, and social engineering
    • Participate in red team engagements
    • Conduct security assessments on a wide variety of technologies and implementations
    • Simulate sophisticated cyberattacks to identify vulnerabilities for clients worldwide

    What you'll bring

    • 2-3 years experience in information security with web application and/or network penetration testing experience
    • Hands-on experience with two or more scripting languages such as Python, Powershell, Shell, or Ruby
    • Hands-on experience engaging clientele in consulting-related environments
    • An aptitude for technical writing, including assessment reports, presentations, and operating procedures
    • Strong understanding of security principles, policies, and industry best practices
    • Ability to travel up to 20%

    Bonus Points

    • An advanced degree in an IT-related field
    • Familiarity with Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM), Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications
    • Experience with API testing and Mobile Application testing
    • Working knowledge of defensive security techniques and technologies
    • Experience in exploit development
    • CISSP, OSCP/E, GWAPT, GPEN, or GXPN certification(s)
    • Familiarity with debuggers and disassemblers

    Why you'll want to join us

    Passionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and contribute. That’s what it takes to be a part of the Coalfire team. We work together to tackle the toughest cybersecurity challenges and help our clients become more secure and successful. We are trusted advisors who are committed to shaping our industry. At Coalfire, our people have the opportunity to expand their minds and skills, build meaningful relationships with the industry’s smartest minds, and have a direct impact on our company’s success. 

     

    Along with energetic culture and supportive environment, you’ll have the flexibility to balance your personal and work life and grow personally and professionally. We work hard, and we play hard – and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including: 

     

    • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
    • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
    • A generous 401(k) plan
    • A corporate wellness program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages

    Coalfire is an EEO employer.

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