Job title: Offensive Security Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Remote
Job published: 2022-08-29
Job ID: 32129

Job Description

Redherd is a bespoke, boutique information security and technology recruiting partner. Our clients and us tackle some of the most complex security requirements of the modern-day cyber security industry. We obsess about the details and the subtle intricacies of a given position, therefore only run surgical searches and only approach those who possess the skills required, to excel in specific positions. Our candidates come first, and that will always stay at the forefront. Afterall, you know what is best for you.

Our client is a world-class, 100% remote cybersecurity service provider with a global reach and customers in the highest echelons of society and is focused on administering to blockchain and crypto-based clients. They provide comprehensive and all-encompassing cyber security services, protecting customers against attacks and adversaries. The client is highly vested in the global security community and extensively contributes to the open-source community


They are looking for independent Offensive Security Engineers who value learning, seek new challenges and who wants to make a big impact in modern technologies, to help further expand their global team of white hat hackers, security engineers and DevSecOps specialists and build on accelerating their rich pipeline of SaaS security products

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform adversary simulations from conception through reporting.
  • Test applications, systems, networks and processes.
  • Research modern offensive security techniques.
  • Develop security tools and exploits.
  • Written and verbal communication of  threats that exist and mitigation should be clear and effective.
  • Collaborate and work  independently on unique or special engagements which may require specialised knowledge and/or experience.
  • Company, Division and Professional ethical standards are to be complied with at all times.

Skills and experience

  • Have a keen interest for the cryptocurrency industry, but previous crypto, blockchain or smart contract experience is not needed.
  • 4+ years of offensive security experience.
  • 1+ years of experience in system administration, application development or network administration.
  • Experience using penetration testing tools, BurpSuite, Metasploit, etc.
  • Proficiency in at least 1 scripting language.
  • Proficiency with common server and workstation operating systems.
  • Good experience in testing modern web applications and frameworks.
  • Good experience in testing modern authentication systems and Identity Providers.
  • Critical thinker and ability to identify areas of technical and non-technical risk.
  • Skilled in writing technical reports and to communicate technical content to non-technical audiences.


  • Security certifications are a bonus, but not required to have (OSCP, OSCE, GPEN, GWAPT, LPT, CISSP).



  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Company laptop
  • Travel opportunities
  • Health Insurance (Dependant on applicant’s country of residence)
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