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Senior Advisor – Penetration Testing

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SeniorAdvisor– Penetration Testing

The Dell Security & Resiliency organization manages the security risk across all aspects of Dell’s business. We are currently experiencing incredible growth in order to meet the security needs of the world’s largest technology company. With team members located in over 15 countries, you will have an excellent opportunity to influence the security culture at Dell and further develop your career. 

Join usas aSeniorAdvisoron ourPenetration TestingteaminMexico - Remote/Cyberjaya, Malaysiato do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

The ideal candidate possesses expert knowledge of attack surfaces in web technologies, networks, modern compiled applications, and operating systems. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to analyze closed source applications using several off-the-shelf or custom developed tools. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate exceptional organizational skills, work efficiently under minimal supervision, be able to deliver results that meet or exceed client expectations, be a strong team player, and actively participate in a fast-paced and challenging global environment.


  • Conduct and participate in authorized penetration testingexercises.

  • Report on and prioritize issues to vendors, security team, and engineering through standard escalation processes.

  • Collaborate with other internal and external supporting groups on target access and operational issues.

  • Develop and maintain tools and techniques for adversarial simulation, vulnerability research, and exploit development.

  • Support the continuous development and maintenance of team frameworks and operating procedures.

  • Communicate new developments, breakthroughs, challenges and lessons learned to team members and leadership.

  • Act as a subject matter expert and local leader for penetration testing

  • Contribute to the development of cybersecurity strategy, policy, standards, and procedures.

  • Provide technical expertise on how to integrate information security controls into enterprise environments.

  • Provide technical expertise and advice on all areas of security technology,including:network security, platform security, authentication/authorization systems, application security, security architecture, policy enforcement, and security frameworks.

  • Continuously upgrade knowledge, skills & awareness in cybersecurity technologies by way of independent research, training or any other self -improvement methodseg; (Reading, HTB, CTF competitions)

  • Mentor junior team members and support their technical development

  • Lead or collaborate on additional projects, assignments or initiatives as required

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

DesirableKnowledge, Skills, Abilities,andExperience:

  • Expert-levelknowledge andexperience in:

  • Penetration testing principles, tools, techniques and cyberattack stages

  • System and application security threats,vulnerabilities, and risks

  • Leading application security standards, testing methodologies and frameworks

  • Low-level computer languages and software debugging principles

  • Computer networking and network security methodologies

  • Operating systems internals

  • Cryptography and cryptographic key management concepts

  • Payment Card IndustryDataSecurityStandards

  • Skilledin designing countermeasures to identified security risks

  • Ableto apply cybersecurity and privacy principals to organizational requirements

  • Competency with any of the following tools: User and kernel-mode debuggers (WinDbg,x64dbg), IDA Pro, Hex-Rays, Visual Studio, Driver Verifier

  • Familiar with the Metasploit Framework

  • Skilled in relevant programming languages (ASM, C/C++, C#, Java, Python)

  • Scripting experience with the ability to develop custom scripts, exploits, and tools

  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues

  • Works with a great deal of independence

  • Ability to apply critical reading/thinking skills

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Experience developing detailed penetration testing reports and presentations that can speak to multiple audience types

  • Skilled in communicating and presenting to technical audiences and all levels of management

  • Customer-oriented with a strong interest in customer satisfaction


  • 8+ years of Information Security experience

  • 5+ years direct or equivalent experience in areas of penetration testing, exploit development, vulnerability research and fuzzing

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or a related technical field or equivalent professional experience

  • Relevant Cybersecurity Certifications

  • Offensive Security:

  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

  • Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)

  • Security Wireless Professional (OSWP)

  • Offensive Security Experienced Penetration Tester (OSEP)

  • Offensive Security Web Expert (OSWE)

  • Offensive Security Exploit Developer (OSED)

  • Offensive Security Exploitation Expert (OSEE)

  • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC):

  • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)

  • GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)

  • GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)

  • ISC2:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Published or presented security research or security advisories

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress. 

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself andhave the opportunity todo the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more. 

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today. 

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030here.

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Employment Opportunity Policyhere.

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