Red Team Principal Consultant – Application Security at Cylance
Texas, US
Home Office - Texas | R00605

WHO WE ARE
Cylance is one of the fastest growing companies in the history of cybersecurity. By successfully applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to crack the DNA of malware, Cylance has redefined the endpoint protection market, garnered acclaim from industry analysts and won numerous awards including “Best Emerging Vendor” from SC Magazine. If you have the passion and desire to disrupt industries, protect the world from cyberattacks, and be at the forefront of a revolutionary new technology, we want you to join us!
WHO WE ARE
Cylance is one of the fastest growing companies in the history of cybersecurity. By successfully applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to crack the DNA of malware, Cylance has redefined the endpoint protection market, garnered acclaim from industry analysts and won numerous awards including “Best Emerging Vendor” from SC Magazine. If you have the passion and desire to disrupt industries, protect the world from cyberattacks, and be at the forefront of a revolutionary new technology, we want you to join us!
THE POSITION
Cylance is seeking a Principal Consultant to fill the most senior consultant role at Cylance and be responsible for consistent, technically sound delivery of high quality projects while adhering to a formal methodology. Principal Consultants must have solid project management capabilities to lead, mentor and be experts in leading and managing consultant teams. They exercise wisdom, excel at communication and setting expectations, and are able to lead small teams through short and long-term engagements. The Principal Consultant will lead teams and be an expert penetration tester capable of performing complex security assessments while maintaining a business focus and meeting client requirements. The successful candidate must be an expert in network security and penetration testing.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Maintain positive client relationships and feedback
Explain findings and recommendations to technical and non-technical audiences
Demonstrate passion for exploitation, customer service, and mentoring
Serve as technical lead on all projects sold and delivered
Assist in updating methodologies for the team
Maintain high technical competency on all engagements providing noticeable quality and technical expertise
Assist the Consulting Director and Managing Directors as needed with scoping and strategic goals
Mentor junior consultants in their practice areas
Work to establish Cylance as a trusted advisor, maintaining strong customer relationships and providing extra value
Adhere to a consulting process based on established methodologies
Provide oversight of projects delegated to team members to ensure consistent delivery and client satisfaction
Create supporting tools, templates or processes to support the team
Be able to travel to customer locations up to 50%
Maintain a sense of humility, persistence, creativity and determination in order to find gold
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Strong attention to detail and technical writing skills required
5 years technical experience in your area of expertise
Minimum 3 years’ consulting experience preferred
Experience in project scoping and estimating
Demonstrated ability to review reports, plan projects, manage consultants, understand project prerequisite requirements prior to kickoff and properly communicate them with clients
Knowledge in the following:
Internal / External / Wireless - Penetration Testing (3+ years REQUIRED)
Hardware / Device Testing
Network security concepts and best practices
Interpreted languages (Ruby, Python, PHP, etc.)
Compiled languages (Java, C, C++, Assembly, etc.)
Web-based application security concepts and penetration testing
IEEE 802.11 security concepts
Network security concepts
Social engineering techniques and tactics
Windows/Linux/UNIX/OSX internals
Common Security best practices
Common regulatory structures and obligations
Common I.T. governance guidance
Flexible and adaptable self-starter with strong relationship-building skills
Must have a passion for your work and an ability to apply that passion to both daily tasks and larger projects
Collaborative and team-oriented attitude
Effective problem-solving capabilities
Takes initiative and approaches all tasks and projects proactively
Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
Intellectual curiosity, humility, accountability and positive approach
Requires the ability to work independently with substantial latitude for action and decision while maintaining focus on achieving optimal outcomes as part of a collaborative development effort
ABOVE AND BEYOND
10+ years in information security and penetration testing with at least 5 years in customer facing roles
Proven community contributions through conference presentations, publications, media interviews, tool development, research, etc.
4 year college degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
3+ years management experience with small teams
One or more of the following certifications (or similar): GPEN, OSCP, C|EH, CISSP, CPT, eCPPT, CISA, etc.
Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, CIS, Information Security, or related field
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU TO APPLY
Current resume
Cover letter/summary expressing:
Why you are interested in working at Cylance
The skills, strengths and expertise you will contribute to our diverse team of extraordinary talent and humble hearts
BENEFITS AND PERKS
In addition to medical, dental, vision and 401(K), we offer other great benefits and a slew of perks such as casual dress attire, plethora of employer-sponsored food and snack items, toll road/public transportation subsidy, gym membership discount, etc. We’re proud to have been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Orange County” by the OC Business Journal.
Cylance Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.