Red Teaming Specialist

Organization description

This organization has the most prestigious red teaming engagements available. 

The red team within this organization consists of a great team highly skilled professionals based in the Netherlands working in close collaboration with their global red team. With open source Intelligence, social engineering, physical penetration testing, phishing and network exploitation specialists, they perform holistic red teaming engagements to simulate an adversary and show both how vulnerable the client is as well as train their clients blue teams.

Function description

The red teaming specialists operate in the production environments of their clients and are up-to-date with knowledge about potential attacks, new exploits and vulnerabilities. You will support the team in troubleshooting any challenges they get stuck on and participate in testing where possible. You will become the main point of contact for your clients during an assignment and make sure that the specialists can perform their work as planned. Furthermore you will be able to turn observations and weaknesses into specific, concrete recommendations and are able to hand over to a restoration team, if needed.

Besides running the assignment, the red teaming specialist is responsible for setting up and guarding the budget of each assignment, planning of the assignment and engage in sales opportunities.

In order to manage red teaming engagements, they expect candidates to have a solid background in networking, network protocols and or programming, penetration testing, manual hacking techniques and social engineering. Having technical certifications such as OSCP, OSCE, CCNA, etc. is an advantage.

What the client requests

Candidates should have a computer science (Bachelors) degree or similar and a drive to keep developing themselves. Education as a red teaming specialist will never stop and they expect their professionals to keep developing themselves and keep up-to-date with current techniques and new vulnerabilities. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in leading red teams or highly technical penetration testers.

As the majority of the work will be performed on-site for an international client base, they expect strong communication and client-facing skills, fluency in English and an urge to see the world and work abroad.

If you have the drive to be up-to-date with the latest vulnerabilities and exploits, want to work in challenging environments where every engagement is different and enjoy interacting with clients, this might be the job for you.

What the client offers

A great career boost, a knowledge boost, great colleagues and the most prestigious projects available. Totally not overrated! 


Uren per week40 upw
NiveauMedior, Senior
OpleidingsniveauHBO, WO