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Offensive Security Consultant (Red Team Operator)

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We’re look­ing for team­mates that are dri­ven to serve, make a dif­fer­ence and chal­lenge them­selves each day. We appre­ci­ate diverse back­grounds because we val­ue flex­i­ble think­ing in the face of threats.

The Basics

  • Job Title: Offensive Security Consultant (Red Team Operator)
  • Seniority Level: Entry
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Job Location: Remote, USA or Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Travel: Up to 30% travel post-pandemic


Echelon Risk + Cyber is seeking an Offensive Security Consultant to join our team. Your role and responsibilities will include the execution of client assessments and audits ranging from a common penetration test to an advanced adversarial emulation exercise. In addition to our client-facing activities, you will be expected to engage and contribute to research and development projects into new attack tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) as well. Our Offensive security team values teamwork and cohesion and operates under a “can you do the job, will you do the job, and will you fit in” model. We believe passion in security is paramount and those who strive to improve their knowledge in this field will grow quickly in our practice.

Work will be performed in a consultative manner with clients of various industries, sizes, and makeup. The ideal candidate will be an authentic, articulate, and humble individual who is unafraid to roll up their sleeves and dive deep into the unknown, using their security curiosity to uncover problems within client environments and identify opportunities to increase the overall capabilities of the Echelon Risk + Cyber practice and our clients.

Our successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage with systems that are at the cutting edge of technology and scale.

What You Will Do

  • Assist in executing security assessments and audits to include, penetration testing (internal, external, web, wireless, physical), adversarial emulation exercises (red teams), social engineering exercises, and other offensive security-related exercises to improve a client’s overall security posture
  • Build and maintain technical knowledge of adversarial activity to emulate similar TTPs during security assessments
  • Use resourceful thinking to identify and exploit security vulnerabilities usually missed by automated tools
  • Contribute detail-oriented documentation on findings, observations, remediation steps, and/or mitigation recommendations in the form of Word and/or PowerPoint reports
  • Find ways to improve your tradecraft and knowledge in the adversarial simulation space
  • Provide innovative techniques and perspectives to continually enhance internal processes and capabilities
  • Contribute to internal research projects
  • Assist leadership with the creation of proposals, work plans, and other business development efforts
  • Produce thought leadership for the organization’s website blog on a regular basis
  • Actively be involved in the cybersecurity community


  • University degree in a relevant IT or Cyber Security field
  • 1 year of experience in an IT security role and/or previous internship in cybersecurity industry
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail in the technical space
  • Beginner knowledge in automated vulnerability scanning tools
  • Basic knowledge of Linux (Debian preferred) and Windows operating systems.
  • Basic knowledge in any of the following programming/scripting languages: Python, Bash, PowerShell, C, C#, C++, Java, Perl
  • Considers communication style based on audience- ability to communicate highly technical findings to a non-technical audience clearly
  • Strong attention to detail and superior analytical, technical, and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal
  • Only resumes submitted in English will be considered

Bonus Qualifications

  • A relevant Offensive Security Certification: eJPT, OSCP, etc.
  • Active engagement in a Penetration Testing training environment
  • Consulting experience

Echelon Risk + Cyber fosters both personal and professional growth. We offer a competitive salary set according to your experience. We provide major health and life insurance plans with the option to enroll in our competitive medical check-up and car insurance policies. Echelon Risk + Cyber has additional generous benefit offerings including employer contributions to savings fund, flexible time off, remote work opportunities, and an extended maternity/paternity leave. We value diversity, inclusivity, and supporting our employees so they can enjoy all aspects of life.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.

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