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Red Team Operator - Cloud

JP Morgan
LONDON, United Kingdom
Closing date
21 Aug 2024

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Job Role
Cyber Security Consultant
Job Type

Working in Cybersecurity takes pure passion for technology, speed, a constant desire to learn, and above all, vigilance in keeping every last asset safe and sound. You'll be on the front lines of innovation, working with a highly-motivated team laser-focused on analyzing, designing, developing and delivering solutions built to stop adversaries and strengthen our operations. Your research and work will ensure stability, capacity and resiliency of our products and emerging industry trends. Working in tandem with your internal team, as well as technologists and innovators across our global network, your ability to identify threats, provide intelligent analysis and positive actions will stop adversaries and strengthen our data.

JPMC's Assurance Operations organization is looking to expand its Cybersecurity Red Team with an experienced Red Team Operator with a particular specialism in Cloud-based environments. Primary focus of this role will be to perform hands on offensive activities as part of Red Team engagements against critical JPMC assets. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in conducting network exploitation operations, to include Red Team operations. Additionally, the candidate will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience around computer networking fundamentals, modern threats and vulnerabilities, attack methodologies, and penetration testing tools.

This position is anticipated to require the use of one or more High Security Access (HSA) systems. Users of these systems are subject to enhanced screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks, and/or other enhanced screening at the time of accepting the position and on an annual basis thereafter. The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment.


This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
• BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
• Excellent command of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering, threat and vulnerability management and incident response methodologies
• Ability to analyze vulnerabilities, threats, designs, procedures and architectural design, producing reports and sharing intelligence
• 3+ years of Information Security experience in Cloud-based environments and technologies such as AWS, Azure, and Kubernetes
• Experience with the following verticals: network penetration testing, application (web, mobile, API) penetration testing, conducting Red Team operations, application security assessments, and network exploitation operations. Candidate should have the ability to perform targeted, covert penetration tests with vulnerability identification, exploitation, and post-exploitation activities with no or minimal use of automated tools
• Strong understanding of the following: Windows/Linux/Unix/Mac operating systems; OS and software vulnerability and exploitation techniques; commercial or open-source offensive security tools for reconnaissance, scanning, exploitation, and post exploitation (e.g. Cobalt Strike, Metasploit, Burp Suite); networking fundamentals (all OSI layers, protocols); DevOps; incident response; threat hunting; and familiarity with interpreting log output from networking devices, operating systems, and infrastructure services
• Preferred qualifications include: Intelligence Community/Security Services background, relevant certifications such as those offered by Offensive Security (OSCP, OSEP, OSWE, OSED, OSEE, OSCE), CREST (Certified Simulated Attack Specialist, Registered Penetration Tester, Certified Infrastructure Tester, Certified Simulated Attack Specialist), SANS (GPEN, GXPN, GWAPT), knowledge of malware packing, obfuscation, persistence, exfiltration techniques, and understanding of financial sector or other large security and IT infrastructures
• Technical knowledge or experience developing proof of concept exploits and in house scripting, using interpreted languages such as Python, Ruby, or Perl, compiled languages such as C, C++, C#, Go, or Java, and security tools or technology such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Web Proxies, DLP, and the ability to articulate and visually present complex penetration testing and Red Team results is highly desirable
• Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
• Experience with Agile and can work with at least one of the common frameworks is highly desired.
The Cybersecurity & Technology Controls group at JPMorgan Chase aligns the firm's cybersecurity, access management, controls and resiliency teams. The group proactively and strategically partners with all lines of business and functions to enable them to design, adopt and integrate appropriate controls; deliver processes and solutions efficiently and consistently; and drive automation of controls. The group's number one priority is to enable the business by keeping the firm safe, stable and resilient.

We are looking for multi-disciplined forward-looking technologists like you with diverse backgrounds and experiences including in areas such as cybersecurity, big data, machine learning risk management and controls, compliance and oversight, and cloud security.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you're not just working at a global financial institution. You're an integral part of one of the world's biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 60,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $15B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we're building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you're looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.

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