Global Security – Red Team Consultant/Operator - X-Force Red | (LB-715)

Global Security – Red Team Consultant/Operator - X-Force Red | (LB-715)

09 Sep
IBM Canada

09 Sep

IBM Canada



Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in today’s businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBM’s clients, analyzing business requirements to design and implement the best security solutions for their needs. You will apply your technical skills to find the balance between enabling and securing the client’s organization with the cognitive solutions that are making IBM the fastest growing enterprise security business in the world.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The Red Team Consultant/Operator will be part of the X-Force Red Offensive Security team.

You will plan and execute remote operations dynamically emulating advanced threat actors to improve the detection and response capabilities of clients through long-term engagements.

It is critical that as a consultant you are able to rapidly learn new technologies and processes with minimal assistance. In this role there is a potential for up to 25% travel, including international travel.

Your responsibilities include the following:

Manage full adversary simulation engagements from conception to report delivery.

Communicate effectively with team members and clients during the engagement.

Keeping current with the latest offensive security techniques.

Perform adversary simulation of real-world adversary Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) by leveraging frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK;™ and other sources of information.

Develop payloads, scripts and tools that weaponize new concepts for exploitation, evasion, and lateral movement.

Engage in an active evasion of defenders to avoid detection and progress engagements.

Coordinate with other Red Team operators to achieve the specified goals.

Deliver reporting and debriefs to defenders in manner that improves detection and response capabilities.

Perform/present technical security research.

**Location for the role: remote

Bilingual French and English Fluent is required if working from the province of Quebec. **

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

English fluent (verbal and written)

Must be a Canadian Citizen or Canadian Permanent Resident

You will need a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the following:

Ability to develop/modify exploits and payloads to avoid defensive countermeasures.

Red teaming experience in a dedicated red team role. System administration, network administration, or programming experience.

Understanding of real-world adversary operations methodologies, tactics, techniques, and procedures. In particular, the ability to apply frameworks (eg. MITRE ATT&CK;™) in client engagements.

Demonstrated history of published exploitation research.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Good interpersonal, organizational, communications, and time management skills.

Experience coordinating security testing projects with multiple consultants.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

History of presenting at security conferences.

Track record in vulnerability research and CVE assignments.

Knowledge of Windows APIs.

Knowledge of EDR detection capabilities such as Carbon Black/Crowdstrike, etc. and associated evasion techniques for behavioral based alerting.

Demonstrated exploit, payload, or attack framework development experience.

Expert level skills in one of the following: Active Directory, Software Development, or Cloud Infrastructure.

Relevant certifications from organizations like Offensive Security (OSCP/OSCE), SANS (GPEN, GXPN, GWAPT), or CREST CSAT/CSAM or demonstrable equivalent skills.

Prior security consulting experience.

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

Key Job Details



City:Multiple Cities


Required Education:Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Position Type:Professional

Employment Type:Full-Time

Contract Type:Regular

Company:(0026) IBM Canada Limited – IBM Canada Limitee

Req ID:453903BR

Travel Required:Up to 25% or 2 days a week (home on weekends- based on project requirements)

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