Senior CNO Engineer

  • Full Time
  • D.C.
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Website praetorianlabs Praetorian

We are the Security Experts Solving Cybersecurity Problems

Position Overview: From software hacking to hardware hacking, we help secure everything from cryptocurrency exchanges and space telescopes to autonomous vehicles and the electric grid. As an Inc. Best Places to Work, Inc. 500 | 5000, CyberSecurity 500, and Austin Fast 50 Award recipient, we are seeking an individual that understands the professional and personal growth attached to this opportunity and who has the corresponding internal drive to maximize it. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the best security engineers in the world who hail from organizations such as Amazon, CIA, Facebook, Google, McAfee, Microsoft, NSA, Redhat, Sun Microsystems, and Symantec.

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Career opportunity:
Join an industry with massive socio, economic, and political importance in the 21st century
Work alongside some of the best and the brightest minds in the security industry
Work with prominent clients and help them solve hard security problems
Leave an indelible mark on a company where individual input has real impact
Align your career trajectory with a hyper-growth company that is on the move

Core responsibilities:
Lead offensive security engagements and projects
Identify nuanced vulnerabilities in advanced systems
Develop mitigation strategies for keeping our customers safe
Develop comprehensive reports and presentations for our customers
Improve team tradecraft, techniques, and tooling
Provide technical mentorship for recent hires

Accountable for:
Individual project engagement value score objectives and key results
Individual project net promoter score objectives and key results
Individual utilization objective and key result
Individual practice improvement objectives and key results
Individual self-improvement and career advancing objectives and key results

Required qualifications:
2+ years of cyber security experience
Offensive security, red team, and penetration testing experience
Strong oral and written communication skills
Familiarity with modern technology stacks
BS in computer science, engineering, info systems, physics, or mathematics

Desired qualifications:
Prior security consulting experience
Track record in vulnerability research and CVE assignments
OSCP, OSCE, OSEE, or OSWE certifications

Desired behaviors:
Customer centric focus with an obsessive need to wow and delight each client
Relentless restlessness to improve service execution, service delivery, and the service practice
Ability to maintain high levels of output and work ethic
Personable individual who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment
Comfort dealing with ambiguity in an environment where we build the plane as we fly it
Ability to work within constraints and to challenge the status quo
Ability to self-direct work, orient to action, and truly own the position in a hyper-growth environment

If this position is wildly successful, in one year you will have:
Achieved 90% or greater net promotor score
Achieved 90% or greater engagement value score
Demonstrated deep technical competency to our customers
Helped to dramatically improve our existing service lines

Compensation package includes:
Highly competitive salary
Annual performance-based incentive compensation
Employee stock option plan
20% bench-time for improving our customers, our practice, and ourselves
$5,000 annual budget for training, certifications, and conferences
70% company coverage on health insurance premium
4% company 401K matching vested immediately
No formal vacation policy with flexible hours and working environment

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Praetorian.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

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