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IT Security expert

Country/Region:  IN

Pune, MH, IN, 410501

Req ID 29744 Pune, India


IT Security Expert - Red Teaming/Penetration Tests (ZF-Group)

ZF is looking for an IT Security Expert - Red Teaming/Penetration Tests, strengthening its globally distributed IT Security department within the IT organization (FI). The responsibilities of an IT Security Expert - Red Teaming/Penetration Tests consist of organizational and operational topics, such as the operation and maintenance of IT Security related systems/platforms and the collaboration, consulting and project management in IT Security related projects and activities.


Location: Pune (IN)


Range of duties:

  • Develop and document Red/Purple Teaming & Penetration Testing related concepts and processes
  • Perform Red team operations, working to test defensive mechanisms in the ZF organization
  • Collaborate with a team of Security Professionals to uncover technical threats, to identify measures for remediation and detection and to protect the enterprise network
  • Plan, organize and conduct vulnerability assessments at Cloud and Network levels utilizing both automated tools and manual techniques
  • Perform Cloud and Network penetration tests including exploit creation to demonstrate proof of concepts
  • Effectively communicate findings and remediation strategies to stakeholders, including technical staff and leadership
  • Support of the enhancement of the Security Analytics Platform
  • Coordination of implementation and continuous improvement of Security Monitoring Use-Cases and Processes to support efficient security operations



University degree in the field of computer science / IT security or equivalent experience (4 years) required.

Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Minimum 4 years of working experience in the field of IT Security (specifically Penetration testing, Red and Purple Teaming)
  • Demonstrable understanding of computer networks, major operating systems, Active Directory, Cloud technologies
  • Experience in Exploitation and vulnerabilities associated with most common operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.), network protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, LDAP, etc.), and network security services (PKI, etc.)
  • Strong technical background and deep knowledge of fundamental IT & IT Security concepts
  • Adversarial Cyber Security Attack Methodologies and Toolsets
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Programming experience in Python
  • Experience in working within international and globally distributed teams
  • High level of personal resilience
  • Self-driven, results-oriented approach to work. Ability to work in a team
  • Fluent business English (Written and spoken)


Qualifications (as a plus):
Holding one or more of the following certificates is a plus: CISSP, CISA, CISM, SSCP, OSCP, CEH, GIAC/SANS certificates, LPIC-X



Determination of the individual basic salary is based on the corresponding prior knowledge.


Reference Code:

Interested applicants should submit their resume and references, including an internal application form quoting the reference code: 10335931


Be part of our ZF team as Specialist IT Analyst -Security Expert - Red Teaming/Penetration Tests and apply now!


Rajesh Geddam

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