Red Team Lead - Scripting / IDS / IPS / DLP / Pen Test / Vulnerability Management / Firewalls

Posted 9 March by IF Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

Role: Red Team Lead

Location: London

Salary: £55,000 to £100,000 + Benefits package (including 12% annual bonus)

Our client, a global financial services organisation, has an exciting opportunity for a Red Team Lead to join them on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will lead on the Cyber Security Red Team function to proactively identify and ultimately prevent / manage information security threats, vulnerabilities and incidents globally across all markets and locations. Define, implement and operate a global Red Team function within Cyber Security Defence organisation including processes, procedures and a globalised operating framework. This is a key role in meeting and maintaining statutory, financial regulatory and corporate governance compliance obligations with respect to information security.

Essential Knowledge & Skills

    • In depth knowledge of enterprise architectures and operations
    • Detailed and up-to-date knowledge of threat and vulnerability management techniques and tools
    • Strong knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection systems and a wide range of security tools
    • Knowledge of malware packing and obfuscation techniques
    • Ability to automate tasks using a scripting language (Python, Perl, Ruby, etc)
    • Familiarity with common reconnaissance, exploitation, and post exploitation frameworks
    • Strong knowledge of networking protocols and packet analysis
    • Must have the ability to perform targeted penetration tests without use of automated tools
    • Well versed in multiple security technologies such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Web Proxies and DLP amongst others
    • Ability to deliver under extreme pressure in a multi-national organisation
    • Able to work collaboratively and effectively with teams across multiple IT disciplines
    • A good understanding of risk management principles and practices


Direct and demonstrable experience in ideally a similar role before.

Information Security experience with one of the following:

    • Experience performing network penetration testing
    • Experience performing application security assessments
    • Experience with Cyber Red Team operations
    • Experience performing network exploitation operations
    • Experience engaging with all levels of management and communicating complex technical issues to a range of audiences

For more information and to be considered for this opportunity please contact Christian at IF Recruitment.

Required skills

  • Crest
  • Team Leader
  • GIAC
  • Red Team
  • Information Security

Reference: 33496546

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