Senior Engineer, Cyber Security - Red Team

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Nov 28, 2018
Feb 14, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: The Target Red Team provides the Cyber Fusion Center with a realistic depiction of threat actor behaviors and scenarios during simulated exercises. We drive improvements to detection and response capabilities through regular testing of security controls across the enterprise.In this position, you will use your skills, experience, and talents as a member of a world-class cyber security team.  As a Senior Engineer on the Red Team, you will...

• Consult, design, and execute adversary simulation scenarios

• Partner with the Cyber Security Incident Response Team to identify improvement opportunities

• Conduct research into real-world threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures to develop proof of concept tools

• Bypass preventative and detective security controls to accomplish scenario goals

• Utilize Agile methodology for development and issue tracking

• Work with cross functional teams to develop remediation suggestions based on scenario outcomes

• Report observations using a standardized reporting structure

• Work with third parties to coordinate and conduct scenario tests


• BA or BS degree in Information Security, Cyber Security, Computer Science or related field (OR 7+ years of relevant experience required in lieu of a degree).

• 3+ years of experience performing security testing

• Expertise exploiting weaknesses in 2 or more of the following domains: enterprise applications, web applications, mobile applications, databases, point of sale applications and infrastructure, retail store applications and infrastructure, mobile devices, network and cloud infrastructure, server, mainframe, and directory services

• Demonstrated experience leveraging previously unknown techniques or exploits to accomplish a mission

• Experience utilizing automated vulnerability identification tools

• Demonstrated experience exploiting vulnerabilities in an authorized manner

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Excellent scripting and programing skills (Python, PowerShell, C#, Assembly languages)

Desired Skills:

• One or more penetration testing certifications (OSCP, GPEN, GXPN, GWAPT, etc.)

• Experience using Vulnerability Identification and Management tools

• Experience conducting red team exercises within Retail Point of Sale environments


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