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Red Team Lead

Req #: 170115169
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
As an experienced professional in our Cybersecurity organization, you’re equally committed to watching over our data today, as well as finding innovative new ways to protect it in the future. To do that, you’ll help lead a highly motivated team laser-focused on analyzing, designing, developing and delivering solutions built to stop adversaries and strengthen our operations. You’ll use your leadership skills to give guidance, best practice advice and support across all our business and technology groups. You’ll take the lead on incident response, risk reviews and vulnerability assessments, identifying threats, all of which ladder up to driving and selecting cost-effective solutions. You’ll deploy best practices, new policies, and emerging trends to strengthen our strategic roadmap. You’ll keep management, executive directors, managing directors and stakeholders in the loop, as well as managing people and budgets. As part of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s global team of technologists and innovators, your work will have a massive impact, both on us as a company, as well as our clients and our business partners around the world.
The Cyber Red Team Lead is part of a global cyber security assessments team delivering Red Team assessments.  The role will be required to orchestrate the design and execution of threat and risk driven Red Team operations, leading a team of qualified and highly skilled attack operators.
The Red Team Lead will coordinate with stakeholders to clearly scope operations, define objectives and develop a delivery approach that minimises operational risk. They will then be responsible for execution against the plan, including associated tracking, reporting and stakeholder management. A high level of internal senior stakeholder interaction is required in this role and as such it would suit a highly technical individual with good “client facing” skills.
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
  • Strong understanding of networking fundamentals (all OSI layers, protocols, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Windows/Linux/Unix operating systems.
  • Strong understanding of Red Team and Penetration testing methodologies and tools.
  • Strong understanding of operating system and software vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques.
  • Strong understanding of web application vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques, covering the OWASP Top 10 as a minimum.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with commercial or open-source offensive security tools for reconnaissance, scanning, exploitation and post-exploitation (e.g. Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, Burp Suite, etc.).
  • Ability to deliver high quality reporting on technical issues identified and providing remediation guidelines.
  • Excellent command of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering  threats and vulnerabilities, including incident response methodologies
  • Keen understanding of national and international laws, regulations, policies and ethics related to financial industry cybersecurity
  • Noted cybersecurity expert, keeping technical skills current and participating in multiple forums
  • Expertise in Agile and can work with at least one of the common frameworks
  • Ability to identify network attacks and systemic security issues as they relate to threats and vulnerabilities, with focus on recommendations for enhancements or remediation.

Your expertise in cyber, combined with your desire to provide innovative security services, will be an asset to our Cybersecurity team. Help deliver high-quality security solutions across all our lines of business around the world by creating, designing, implementing, and maintaining next-level technology. The work you’ll do is vital, as it will protect over $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits every day.


When you work at JP Morgan 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 40,000+ technologist design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cyber security, machine learning and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ 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 JP Morgan 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.


©2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

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