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What you’ll be doing...

As a senior member of the enterprise Red Team, you will be responsible to lead in the design and execution of campaign based security testing for Verizon, covering multiple types of targets. Successful applicants must be capable of evaluating environments, applications, systems or processes to discover weaknesses, and subsequently leverage those discoveries into actionable real world attack strategies.
You will utilize knowledge of security of operating systems, networking and protocols, firewalls, databases and middleware applications, forensics, scripting and programing to mentor and lead junior technical testers and effectively translate highly technical information to internal customers in a way that supports CIS and broader Verizon goals.

  • Perform and lead a full scope of Red Team testing; including network penetration, web and mobile application testing, source code reviews, threat analysis, wireless network assessments, social-engineering testing, and IDS/IPS/HIDS/HIPS evasion techniques.
  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences
  • Help define the Red Team strategy to further enhance the company’s security posture. Effectively communicate findings and strategy to client stakeholders including technical staff, executive leadership, and legal counsel.
  • Provide risk-appropriate and pragmatic recommendations to correct vulnerabilities found.
  • Configure and safely utilize attacker tools, tactics, and procedures for Verizon environments.
  • Develop scripts, tools, or methodologies to enhance Verizon’s red teaming processes.
  • Assist with scoping and leading exercises.
  • Drives technical oversight and mentors less experienced staff during penetration and analysis efforts.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to advance the defensive capabilities of the team and its subsequent ability to defend the Verizon Enterprise.

Where you'll be working...

This role will be based out of any Verizon work location as listed in the posting. In this role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in network penetration testing and manipulation of network infrastructure.
  • Experience in mobile and/or web application assessments.
  • Experience in email, phone, or physical social-engineering assessments.
  • Experience in shell scripting or automation of simple tasks using Perl, Python, or Ruby.
  • Experience developing, extending, or modifying exploits, shellcode or exploit tools.
  • Experience with source code review for control flow and security flaws.
  • Experience with Red, Blue, or Purple teaming exercises.
  • Knowledge of tools used for wireless, web application, and network security testing, such as Kali Linux, Metasploit, Burp suite, Core Impact, Cobalt Strike, Nessus, Web Inspect, and Scuba.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in a technical field.
  • Solid understanding of common hosting environments such a containerization platforms (e.g., Docker and Kubernetes) and virtual machines running underhypervisors.
  • An implementation level familiarity with all common classes of modern exploitation such as: XSS, XMLi, SQLi, etct.
  • Thorough understanding of network protocols, data on the wire, and covert channels.
  • Mastery of Unix/Linux/Mac/Windows operating systems, including bash and Powershell.
  • Programming skills as well as the ability to read and assess applications written multiple languages, such as JAVA, .NET, C#, or others.
  • Industry certifications such as OSCP/OSCE, OSWE, GPEN, GCIH, GWAPT, or GXPN.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.