Senior Vulnerable Machine Engineer; Threat Hunting



Posted on Monday, April 8, 2024

About OffSec

Founded in 2007 by the creators of Kali Linux, OffSec (formerly known as Offensive Security) is the leading provider of continuous professional and workforce development, training, and education for cybersecurity practitioners. OffSec’s distinct pedagogy and practical, hands-on learning help organizations fill the infosec talent gap by training their teams on today’s most critical skills.

Become a part of our global presence and work from anywhere. With team members in over 40 countries, we believe in inspiring people of all backgrounds and communities. The OffSec team is composed of diverse, internationally published authors, conference speakers, and seasoned information technology professionals from both the private sector and governments worldwide.

Excited about our mission and what we do? Apply and join us!

About the Job

Are you experienced with network and system engineering with various operating systems? Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge with others to help train the next generation of cyber security professionals? If researching and identifying network defenses and creating virtual machines that have engaging content about defending against various attack vectors for individuals to learn and grow, this position might just be right for you!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deploy and configure network the endpoints
  • Configure the appropriate methods, tools, and techniques to detect and mitigate cyber threats
  • Design and implement networking network defenses, such as Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems and various different SIEMs
  • Investigate the vulnerable network systems or endpoints to identify threat patterns or indicate compromise and analyze the threat
  • Advance the skills of our clients with the latest technologies and techniques in cybersecurity


  • Industry relevant Threat Hunting certificate
  • Advanced Information Security technical skills and a good understanding of information security practices and policies
  • Ability to manage complex issues and develop solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment
    • Systems engineering in cyber security
    • System administration experience
      • MS Windows, ideally with Active Directory
      • MS Windows Based Server Systems
      • POSIX Server Systems
      • Linux and Mac desktop environments
      • Scripting in Python or Bash/Powershell required plus basic .NET and VB scripting would be advantageous
  • Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, and / or Information Assurance from an accredited institution or related specialized field is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to present technical ideas clearly to technical and non-technical audiences

Work Location and Hours

This role is a full-time salaried position. It is a fully remote position. Work hours for this position are flexible and will be performed from a home office.

Direct Reports

This position has no direct reports.


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