Lead Engineer - Red Team



As part of the Cyber Security team, the Red Team is responsible for ad-hoc and ongoing execution of simulated attack scenarios across Target. Our services support the identification of potential attack techniques and serve as the foundation for continuously improving detection and response.

About This Opportunity

Use your skills, experience and talents to be part of a groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Lead Engineer – Red Team, you’ll take the lead as you…

  • Consult, design, and execute Red Team Threat Simulation test scenarios
  • Partner with the Cyber Security Incident Response Team to identify improvement opportunities
  • Research, discover and weaponizing exploits
  • Identify and document Red Team findings within each layer of defense during exercises
  • Work with cross functional teams to develop remediation suggestions based on scenario outcomes
  • Report observations using our standardized reporting structure
  • Provide supervision and expertise to junior Red Team members
  • Work with third-parties to coordinate and/or conduct scenario testing


  • BA or BS degree in Information Security, Cyber Security, Computer Science or related field.
  • 7+ years of experience performing security testing
  • Expertise exploiting weaknesses in 2 or more of the following domains: enterprise applications, web applications, mobile applications, databases, point of sale applications and infrastructure, retail store applications and infrastructure, mobile devices, network and cloud infrastructure, server, mainframe, and directory services
  • Demonstrated experience leveraging previously unknown techniques or exploits to accomplish a mission
  • Experience utilizing automated vulnerability identification tools
  • Demonstrated experience exploiting vulnerabilities in an authorized manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent scripting and programing skills

Desired Skills:

  • One or more penetration testing certifications (OSCP, GPEN, GXPN, GWAPT, etc.)
  • Experience using Vulnerability Identification and Management tools
  • Experience conducting red team exercises within Retail Point of Sale environments

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