Principal Security Consultant, Cyber, Offensive

Presidio, Inc. Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago


We know technology is the key to success in a connected world. The innovative solutions we provide our clients can unlock possibilities that transform their business. While technology permits that connection, technology without imagination and ingenuity cannot be effective. At Presidio, we know that it's our people that make the connections happen.

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US? You will set your career on track for outstanding achievement with a company that knows no limits. Presidio is a leading IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Business Analytics, Cloud, Security & Emerging solutions.

THE ROLE: Principal Security Consultant

Presidio is seeking a Principal Security Consultant to join our team in a remote capacity! We seek an experienced Principal Security Consultant, Cyber to join Presidio's elite Cyber Security consulting services team. As part of our team you will be directly involved in reviewing and assessing internal and external customer's security architectures, identifying risks and making recommendations that are aligned to applicable regulatory requirements and consensus-based security best practices. This role will have continuous opportunities to challenge and expand your skills and you will be routinely collaborating with other high-caliber security professionals on the Cyber Security architecture team as well as those on other teams such as from our Offensive Security group as well as Information Security Governance group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead large security engagements in concert with other Presidio teams.

  • Perform web application testing across various web application platforms.

  • Perform black-box, gray-box, and other variants of internal and external penetration testing.

  • Lead technically focused projects with assistance of Engagement Managers.

  • Perform assessment activities for external, internal, social engineering, wireless, etc. projects.

  • Provide clear and professional reporting of assessment results to clients.

  • Develop standards and methodologies within the Cyber Security Division.

  • Review key factors, including inherent risk, mitigating controls, business impact, likelihood, and other key elements to determine security risk.

  • Work with other Principal Security Consultants in a collaborative setting to support and assist on the execution and delivery of key services such as documentation review, and security consulting services.

  • Assist Delivery Practice Leads in cybersecurity administrative functions, such as documentation maintenance, documentation creation, peer review, and other cyber security

  • Ability to travel up to 25%.

Required Skills:

  • Working knowledge of common operating systems and domain structures (Windows, Linux, Active Directory, etc.), servers, services, and associated vulnerabilities.

  • Demonstrable experience with security tools such as Burp Suite, Postman, PowerSploit, BloodHound, Impacket, Sysinternals Suite, OS native, and C2 frameworks.

  • Deep knowledge of common vulnerabilities and exploits, adversarial methodologies, and tactics.

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical recommendations around mitigation and detections of discovered risks.

  • Working knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol suite, TCP/IP headers and packets, the OSI model, and commonly used TCP/UDP ports and associated services.

  • Working knowledge of routing protocols, switching, firewall configuration, and security best practices, etc.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities, work alone or in small teams, achieve established goals and objectives, and communicate progress in a timely and meaningful manner.

  • Ability to travel on short notice.

  • Programming/scripting skills (Python, PowerShell, Bash, Golang, C#, JavaScript).

  • Experience with project deliverables from a VAR/Integrator experience.

  • Prior experience working closely with customers and collaborating with IT staff.

  • Working knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure.

  • Security training focused around penetration testing, web applications testing, cloud security, or red teaming.

  • Current information security certifications such as OSCP, GPEN, GXPN, GCPN, GWAPT, or CRTO.

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrate ownership of projects and tasks, coupled with a sense of urgency in completing assign activities.

  • Strong cross-functional team participant and collaborative approach to problem-solving.

  • Manage and guide engagement members to engagement completion.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively or independently as required by a given situation.

  • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism in an interrupt-driven environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities and tasks.

  • Ability to be flexible and embrace change.

  • Self-motivated and self-directed.

  • Self-starter with the ability to manage their own tasks into a larger project or program effort.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent work experience and/or military experience

  • 3-5 years of conducting penetration tests, web application assessments, or other high-level technical testing.

  • Knowledge of security frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK, OWASP, and NIST.


Presidio is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the highest levels and has strengthened its drive to build and drive systemic DE&I change process across all levels of the organization. Cultivating a culture of inclusion where the expression of all our differences are valued, celebrated, and add to our collective achievements.

Presidio is a leading global IT solutions provider assisting clients in harnessing technology innovation and simplifying IT complexity to digitally transform their businesses and drive return on IT investment. Our Digital Infrastructure, Business Analytics, Cloud, Security & Emerging solutions enable our almost 7,000 middle market, enterprise, and government clients to take advantage of new digital revenue streams, omnichannel customer experience models, and the rich data insights generated by those interactions.

We serve as an extension of our clients' IT teams, providing deep expertise and letting them focus on their core business. Within Presidio's 40+ US offices and offices in Ireland, London, Singapore, and India, we support 2,800+ professionals, including 1,600 technical engineers. Presidio is a trusted advisor to our clients on a national level while also bringing our global scale and expertise to bear.

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  • Presidio is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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