FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 9,000 customers across 103 countries, including more than 50 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.
A successful Application Penetration Tester working as a Red Team consultant at FireEye should possess a deep understanding of both information security and computer science. They should understand basic concepts such as networking, applications, and operating system functionality and be able to learn advanced concepts such as application manipulation, vulnerability discovery and analysis, as well as exploit development.
This job requires strong critical thinking skills and an analytical mindset; this career is technical and challenging with opportunities to work in some of the most exciting areas of security consulting on extremely technical and challenging work. A typical job could involve penetration testing of both software and hardware to breach the security of a target system or reverse engineering an application and encryption method in order to gain access to sensitive data. If you have experience performing penetration test against web applications, mobile applications, thick/thin clients, or embedded devices and can present your findings in a digestible manner while demonstrating strong analytical skills, then you’re the type of consultant we’re looking for.
At FireEye, you’ll be faced with complex problem-solving opportunities and hands-on testing opportunities on a daily basis. We help our clients protect their most sensitive and valuable data through using real-word application penetration testing methodologies and by ensuring our consultants are up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques. Your ability to bring and utilize these skill sets is only the beginning, as it will be expected of you to continue to digest new information from both your peers and the greater security community to further enhance your skillsets and knowledge.
You are expected to quickly assimilate new information with respect to the latest technologies, as you will assess new applications on a weekly or monthly basis. You will be expected to understand all the threat vectors and the attack surface of each application to properly assess them. You will get to work with some of the best red teamers in the industry, causing you to develop new skills as you progress through your career. Are you up to the challenge?
At FireEye we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
This is a regionally-based role that must be located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Texas, or Wisconsin