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EY Cybersecurity - Senior Consultant - Attack and Penetration Testing (Cloud) in United States

Cybersecurity - Senior Consultant - Attack and Penetration Testing (Cloud)


Requisition # UNI00GAG

Post Date Apr 13, 2021

Cyber threats, social media, massive data storage, privacy requirements and continuity of the business as usual require heavy information security measures. As an information security specialist, you will lead the implementation of security solutions for our clients and support the clients in their desire to protect the business. You will belong to an international connected team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex information security needs and contributing toward their business resilience. You will be working with our Advanced Security Centers to access the most sophisticated tools available to fight against cybercrime.

The opportunity

Our security professionals possess diverse industry knowledge, along with unique technical expertise and specialized skills. The team works together in planning, pursuing, delivering and managing engagements to assess, improve, build, and in some cases operate integrated security operations for our clients.

We will support you with career-long training and coaching to develop your skills. As EY is a global leading service provider in this space, you will be working with the best of the best in a collaborative environment. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Your keyresponsibilities

  • Execute penetrationtesting assessments including identifying and exploiting securityvulnerabilities in cloud infrastructureusing the established methodology, tools andrules of engagements.

  • Perform intelligencegathering, vulnerability identification and analysisin a wide array ofcloud providersto identifyvulnerabilities and potential attack paths resulting in privilege escalationand remote code execution vulnerabilities on cloud infrastructure.

  • Performin-depth analysis of penetration testing results and create a Cloud penetrationtesting report that describes findings, exploitation procedures, risks andrecommendations.

  • Conduct securityresearch to devise new attack techniques against cloud infrastructure.

  • Staycurrent with the latest exploits and security trends in Cloud security.

  • Develop custom softwaretools / scripts to assist in compromising cloud security platforms andapplications.

  • Abilityto work both independently as well as lead a team of technical testers on Cloudpenetration testing engagements.

  • Providetechnical leadership and advise to junior team members on Cloud attack andpenetration test engagements.

  • Conveycomplex technical Cloud security concepts to technical and non-technicalaudiences including executives.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor'sor Master’s degree in Computer Science,Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering or a related majorwith a minimum of 4 years of related work experience in penetration testing

  • Deepunderstanding of Cloud service models such as Platform as a service (PaaS),Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and Software as a service (SaaS) as well asCloud deployment models including public, private, community, and hybridenvironments.

  • Extensiveknowledge and work experience with Cloud infrastructure, system architecture, anddesign.

  • Understandingof Cloud identity levels (e.g. IAM users, groups, roles) and enumerationtechniques, including Open Source Intelligence gathering for internet-facingassets.

  • Familiaritywith industry best practices for Cloud security (e.g. CSA Security TrustAssurance and Risk, CIS Benchmarks, NIST Framework).

  • Familiaritywith the latest exploits, tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP), vulnerabilityremediation and security trends in Cloud implementations.

  • AnyCloud security certifications or completed course: SANS Cloud Penetrationtesting (preferred), (ISC) 2 Certified Cloud Security Professional,Cloud Security Alliance Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge, , SANS CloudSecurity Fundamentals, CompTIA Cloud+, AWS Certified Security Specialty,Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate, Professional CloudSecurity Engineer, Cloud Credential Council Professional Cloud SecurityManager.

  • Willingnessand ability to travel domestically and internationally to meet client needs;estimated 50% travel required.

  • A valid driver's license in the US and a validpassport required.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledgeof Windows, Linux, Unix, MacOS and any other major operating systems.

  • Deepunderstanding of TCP/IP network protocols.

  • Deepunderstanding and experience with various Active Directory attack techniques.

  • Understandingof network security and popular attack vectors.

  • Understandingof web-based application vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10).

  • Experiencewith manual attack and penetration testing.

  • Experiencewith scripting / programming skills (e.g., Python, PowerShell, Java, Perl, Rubyetc).

  • Experienceto lead a technical team to conduct remote and on-site penetration testing.

  • Familiarityto perform stealth penetration testing

What we look for

Our consultants stay highly relevant by researching and discovering the newest security vulnerabilities, attending and speaking at top security conferences around the world, and sharing knowledge on a variety of topics with key industry groups.

The team frequently provides thought leadership and information exchanges through traditional and less conventional communications channels such as speaking at conferences, publishing white papers and blogging. If this excites you, this is the opportunity to grow your career at EY!

Whatworking at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off plus 12 observed holidays and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Supportand coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in theindustry

  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career

  • Thefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right foryou

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that youmeet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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