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Ankura Senior Penetration Tester/Red Teamer, Data & Technology, Cybersecurity in Kansas

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.

Practice Overview:

Ankura’s Cybersecurity Practice offers a full-service suite of information security and privacy solutions for clients, regardless of industry or size. We provide proactive preparedness, incident response, cyber resilience, and managed advisory services customized to clients’ requirements. The Cyber team is composed of leaders from the intelligence community, including former FBI and CIA personnel, private security firms, and pioneering technology companies. Our experts assess cyber risk and readiness, test and harden clients’ infrastructure, and respond instantly and decisively when threats arise. We regularly advise boards of directors, members of the C-suite, general counsel, outside counsel, IT leaders, and other stakeholders at all stages of any cyber incident.

Role Overview:

We are looking for a hands-on penetration tester who will support our clients identify vulnerabilities in external and internal facing infrastructure and recommend remediation strategies to counter threat actors proactively.

This role can be based anywhere in the United States.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead penetration testing engagements unsupervised

  • Help sell penetration tests

  • Work unsupervised and manage projects.

  • Utilize technical writing skills for penetration testing reporting

  • Lead penetration testing sales calls and briefing clients on engagement status

  • Bypass antivirus, firewalls, and more to conduct penetration testing operations in secret

  • Work with clients and incident response teams to resolve security issues

  • Utilize network security and today’s most-used security frameworks

  • Break down the TCP/IP network protocol

  • Install, configure and troubleshoot Windows, MacOS, Linux, and Unix systems

  • Scripting/programming (Ex. Python, Java, PHP, Golang, C#, C)

  • Support Ankura in other areas when necessary

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related Cybersecurity/IT/Computer Science field

  • 5+ years of experience conducting internal and external penetration tests, and web application penetration tests

  • Ability to work unsupervised and manage projects.

  • Experience with one or more of the following tools Kali Linux, BurpSuite, Bloodhound, Impacket, Metasploit, Empire, Covenant, Core Impact, Cobalt Strike, SQLmap, Hak5 tools

    Preferred Certifications (not required if you can prove you have the skills)

  • OSCP

  • OSCE

  • CISSP

  • GPEN

  • GXPN

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Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.

Ankura Consulting Group, LLC is an independent global expert services and advisory firm that delivers services and end-to-end solutions to help clients at critical inflection points related to change, risk, disputes, finance, performance, distress, and transformation. The Ankura team consists of more than 1,500 professionals in more than 30 offices globally who are leaders in their respective fields and areas of expertise. Collaborative lateral thinking, hard-earned experience, expertise, and multidisciplinary capabilities drive results and Ankura is unrivaled in its ability to assist clients to Protect, Create, and Recover Value . For more information, please visit: http://www.ankura.com

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