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Cyber security consultant - offensive

PwC /  Amsterdam (NL)

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Job description

As we aim to rapidly grow our Cyber Security, Forensics & Privacy practice, we are looking for experienced consultants who are passionate about how strategy and technology can improve the role of cyber security, privacy and data protection in our digital world.

This team works on creating a more security society for major International and local organizations. Together with 150 professionals in the Netherlands you could work on leading and cutting edge projects covering the whole scope of Cyber Security from; From Ethical Hacking to Threat Detection and Forensic Research both preventing and solving cybercrime. Also covering Privacy, Compliance, Policy & Governance to Security Architecture and implementation, to Identity and Access Management.

Are you the next leader of our offensive security team? Do you have red team experience, are you a specialist on offensive security and do you want to inspire and lead our strong team? Then come and join us!

What you will be doing

You will have a number of responsibilities and we promise that no day as (Sr.) Red team manager will be the same. This is because your focus will still be on maintaining and leading the relationships with our clients, but you will also coach and lead the current red team members on their performances. Your responsibilities will consist out of the following tasks:
* operate and deliver red team operations at clients;
* innovate and keep developing the approach to align with relevant TTP's and trends;
* coach team members in the offensive security team;
* lead client discussions, sales and delivery of advanced security testing.

In summary, in this role you will drive, deliver and further develop our red team operations portfolio. You will translate TTP's into new approaches, tools & content. For our clients you will be a trusted adviser for helping our clients defend against advanced motivated attackers. You will lead client discussions, presentations, sales opportunities regarding advanced security testing. All in all, you will be managing all main red team operation assignments. Last but not least: For your co-workers, you will share knowledge and will coach them to the next level., We believe in the power of an inclusive culture and we want everyone to feel free to be themselves. We offer access to a PwC global network, where you can exchange knowledge, ideas and questions with experienced professionals regarding Cybersecurity and other disciplines. We also offer you:
* numerous training sessions and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;
* an appropriate salary and extensive employment conditions, including a well-being budget. This is a personal annual budget of € 1.000 to spend on your health, for example on mindfulness, sport, lifestyle coaching, wellness, and noise-cancelling headphones;
* a fully equipped, ergonomic home office with a second monitor;
* a monthly internet allowance;
* a lease car/car allowance, laptop and iPhone; 32 holiday days per year;
* hybrid working at the client, at home and at the office;
* the possibility, within standard working hours, of focusing on Corporate Responsibility, various networks, diversity, innovation and/or recruitment;
* enjoyable informal activities, including drinks get-togethers, a Christmas party, and a skiing weekend. (During the COVID-19 pandemic, you can count on online events).

Candidate/profile

You are an experienced professional, working in this specific domain for over 5 years. Working in a red team does not contain any secrets for you, and your current colleagues often come to you when they encounter a problem. Preferably, you have experience as a manager already or have experience with leading teams in a project management environment.
Furthermore, you have these skills/ capabilities:
* Deep understanding of attacker's tools, tactics and procedures (TTP);
* Apply and customize TTP's to leverage at clients;
* Thorough understanding of detection, monitoring and IOC's ;
* Out of the box thinker, able to come up with new solutions when others fail (eg: "try harder" attitude).

We prefer that you have a working background on an academic level (BSc or MSc). In your CV and motivation letter you will need to demonstrate that you mastered the above mentioned skills. We care more about your actual experience than your study background. However, the following backgrounds are usual suspects:
* computer science;
* security and network engineering

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