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Security Consultant

Information Security

BTB Security has need for a Security Consultant within BTB Security’s professional services team. The Security Consultant role is responsible for delivering several different types of security projects for our clients. Projects include, but are not limited to, penetration testing, application security assessments, vulnerability assessments, as well as custom security projects designed to meet our clients’ needs. The following high-level goals and objectives are expected to be met by the Security Consultant:

  • Excellence in Project Delivery and Client Relationships
    All BTB Security services are designed to forge a trusted partnership with our clients. This comes from ensuring that all security services are delivered with excellence and are executed in a timely manner. Regular communication with clients and BTB management is equally important to ensure that expectations are being met.
  • Technical Expertise in Delivered Services
    The Security Consultant is expected to demonstrate technical expertise when delivering BTB services. Gaps in technical proficiency should be communicated prior to project execution to ensure clients receive expected value. Identified gaps will be used to guide training objectives
  • Ownership of Unique or Complex Projects
    BTB Security offers a wide breadth of service offerings that range from shorter term assessments to more involved, custom security services. The Security Consultant may be responsible for taking ownership of these projects and client relationships to ensure that unique or complex projects are delivered successfully.

Required Technical Skills

  • Prior experience as an information security consultant delivering several of the following services:
    • Vulnerability Assessments
    • Penetration Testing
    • Web Application Security Assessments/Testing
    • Risk Assessments
    • Compliance Assessments
    • Wireless Assessments/Testing
  • Demonstrable expertise solving real-world security problems, not just security theory
  • Strong understanding of the TCP/IP suite of protocols
  • Professional experience with network and systems architecture
    • Network segmentation (e.g., DMZ)
    • Intrusion Detection Systems
    • Web application architecture
    • Active Directory
  • Advanced understanding of how major application layer protocols function (e.g., HTTP, SMTP, DNS, Kerberos)
  • Advanced knowledge of categories of malware and how they function (e.g., rootkits, trojans, adware, ransomware)
  • Advanced knowledge related to vulnerabilities and attack vectors such as:
    • SQL Injection
    • Brute force attacks
    • Portscans
    • Malware infection vectors
    • Phishing attacks
    • Drive-by/Redirection attacks
  • Functional knowledge of programming/scripting (e.g., Perl, Python, Ruby)
  • Comfortable in multiple operating systems (Windows, Linux, Unix, OSX)

Education / Certifications

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience working in security consulting or equivalent internal role
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Offensive security certifications desired
  • CISSP, GSEC, or equivalent desired

Optional Skills

  • Network traffic analysis
  • Incident response
  • Digital forensics

If you are interested, please contact us and include your résumé