Senior Manager- Red Team Analyst – Remote @ Cognizant

Job Category: Senior Manager- Red Team Analyst (100% Remote)
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: remote

Job Description

Cognizant is searching for a talented and experienced Red Team Analyst/Manager who will work closely with our Cyber Threat Intelligence and IR teams to develop and utilize techniques such as payload creation, EDR evasion, privilege escalation, and lateral movement. This is an exciting opportunity to build and grow our Red Team program to provide adversary emulation and control validation services. You will be responsible for creating Red/Purple team exercises that mimic real threat actor tactics and techniques and are expected to create reports that document methodologies, findings, and remediation strategies.


5+ years of Red Team/Pen Testing experience

Proficient at evading EDR and AV detection

Ability to code attack tools

Passionate about attack simulation and security control validation

Proficient with Metasploit and/or Cobalt Strike

Strong understanding of operations systems (Windows/Linux/Mac)

Strong understanding of TCP/IP and Cloud Providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)

Good understanding of SIEM, Proxy, DNS and IPS/IDS technologies

Deep understanding of threat actor tactic, techniques and procedures

Offensive Security (OSCP), GIAC SANS (GXPN, GPEN, GWAPT etc.) certifications are a plus

Ability to leverage MITRE ATT&CK framework to inform red teaming methodology

Willingness to go above and beyond to achieve objectives with a positive ‘can do attitude’

Strong understanding of web technologies and frameworks (OWASP Top 10)

Coding and scripting ability with Python or PowerShell preferred

Experience with Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) products such as Verodin, SafeBreach or AttackIQ preferred

About Cognizant Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

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