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Senior Enterprise Security Consultant

Security | Remote | Full Time | From $120,000.00 to $160,000.00 per year

Job Description

The Senior Enterprise Security Consultant plays a key role at DirectDefense as a leader on our technical team and performing penetration testing and vulnerability assessment work on and within client environments. Additionally, they will conduct formal tests on a diverse variety of systems, networks, servers, databases, and other infrastructure components to measure an organization’s susceptibility to compromise.

In addition to strong technical skills, the successful candidate in this role will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate complex security topics to technical teams within various organizations. Key success factors include the ability to stay current on the latest vulnerabilities and technology trends, the ability to develop proofs of concept that accurately and effectively demonstrate vulnerabilities discovered, and the ability to communicate findings and recommendations clearly in writing and verbally.


  • Perform network/infrastructure penetration testing and vulnerability assessments, Red Team engagements, wireless assessments, social engineering, and high-level web application assessments.
  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences.
  • Recognize and safely utilize attacker tools, tactics, and procedures.
  • Develop scripts, tools, or methodologies to enhance team processes.
  • Assist with scoping prospective engagements, leading engagements from kickoff through remediation, and mentoring less experienced staff.
  • Assess, monitor, and recommend improvements to our client’s security architecture.
  • Reviews audits and evaluates security solutions and designs.
  • Proactively identify technical and architectural risks, commenting and/or providing alternatives for improvement.


  • OSCP and OSEP certification preferred.
  • 5-10 years of experience with network/infrastructure security and/or penetration testing.
  • Familiarity with offensive toolkits used for network/infrastructure penetration testing.
  • Familiarity with offensive and defensive IT concepts.

Salary range:$120,000 - $160,000

Work schedule: Monday through Friday

Work hours: 40 hours a week

A little about DirectDefense

Since coming together in 2011 to form DirectDefense, our team has been committed to offering Cybersecurity defense strategies that are unmatched in the industry. Whether we are performing assessments of networks, platforms, and applications or applying managed services to improve your organization’s security posture, we are focused on providing world-class services that don’t just work–they work for you.


We establish partnerships with our clients based on trust and results. We leverage our deep industry knowledge and expertise to identify and remediate blind spots in your security program, provide meaningful visibility of your entire enterprise, and align your organization with security best practices and compliance standards.


We aim to secure organizations across all industries against advanced threats and attacks in today’s world. Acting in partnership with organizations, we will provide unmatched information security services designed to improve your overall security posture, close gaps, and track vulnerabilities on an ongoing basis through continued education and support.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, DirectDefense provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $120,000 - $160,000 per year with a bonus package.

Recruiting for this role ends on May 26th, 2024