Cyber Testing Consulting Associate - Summer 2023 (Houston, TX)

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P osition Description

We are currently looking for technical C onsultants for our Security, Privacy and Risk Consulting (SPR) practice. The candidate will work with teams of security and privacy staff in a wide variety of systems environments. Our S PR Consulting team serves the Information Security and Data Privacy related needs of our clients. This team assists clients with selecting, improving, controlling, securing, managing and monitoring the appropriate systems to address their information needs. We serve a diverse base of clients in a variety of industries, and understanding how technology impacts the operation and growth of organizations is what we do best.

As a Consulting Associate, you will jump start your career through a comprehensive training and development program where you will be exposed to all our Consulting Solution Practices. This training will include:

  • Consulting process, tools and methods
  • Client engagement economics
  • Presentation and business writing skills
  • Time management and project delivery
  • Communication skills

E xamples of candidate's responsibilities include :

  • Assess security of client networks, hosts, and applications
  • Determine technical, business impact and likelihood of identified security issues and provide remediation guidance to clients
  • Perform analysis and testing to verify the strengths and weaknesses of mobile and web applications and web services (SOAP, WSDL, UDDI)
  • Perform Internet penetration testing using blackbox and whitebox methodologies

  • Review application code, system configurations and device configurations using manual and automated techniques
  • Measure and report clients' compliance with established industry or government requirements
  • Identify leaked client data on open and closed (Deep and Dark Web) sources
  • Perform analytical investigations into specific threat actors, ransomware, and campaigns
  • Communicate technical findings to a non-technical audience effectively

  • Create and review threat intelligence programs for clients using established intelligence models
  • Work with RSM consulting professionals with a variety of credentials including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professionals® (CISSP®); Certified Infor mation Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®) , Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA ® )

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent from an accredited university by the time employment commences with a major in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems Management, Information Security , intelligence, digital forensics, cybersecurity or other similar degrees
  • Technical background in computer science and cybersecurity related fields
  • Strong knowledge of computer network technologies, protocols/ topologies , digital forensics and endpoint protection, or threat intelligence
  • Software development, programming and/or scripting experience (Perl, Python, C, Java, PHP, ASP, etc.)
  • Ability to track threat actors across Dark Web criminal forums and marketplaces and ability to communicate findings

  • Ability to track malware campaigns and understand adversarial activity from an intelligence perspective
  • Basic unders tanding of intelligence, including intelligence lifecycle, Kill Chain, Diamond model, and Priority Intelligence Requirements
  • Proven track record of an analytical and curious mindset in problem solving
  • The ability to interpret and convey technical information through written and oral communications to all levels of technical aptitude, including senior management
  • High degree of integrity and confidentiality, as well as ability to adhere to company policies and best practices

  • Possess a strong internal drive and motivation for continuous improvement
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA is preferred

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Practical hands-on or lab experience with IT infrastructure components such as servers, firewalls, IDS systems and other network infrastructure components
  • Practical hands-on or lab experience with security applications, such as a AppScan , Metasploit , BurbSuite , Nessus, Social Engineering Toolkit, Kali Linux, etc . , or other commercial and public domain security tools
  • Operating system configuration and security experience (HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, AIX, etc.)
  • Configuration and security experience with web servers and web applications (Apache HTTP/Tomcat, Microsoft IIS, Sun One, Oracle iPlanet , IBM WebSphere, etc.)
  • Database Configuration and Security experience (MySQL, Microsoft SQL, IBM DB2, Sybase, Oracle, etc.)

  • Familiar with security testing techniques such as network discovery, port and service identification, vulnerability scanning, network sniffing, fuzzing, penetration testing, configuration reviews, firewall rule reviews, social engineering, wireless penetration testing and password cracking
  • Internship or overall experience with threat intelligence vendor or familiarity with various threat intelligence tools and platforms

The firm offers a competitive benefits package, base compensation, and an employee bonus program for eligible roles based on individual and firm performance per program guidelines. Base compensation ranges can be found between the ranges noted below in the posting, and an actual offer can vary based upon on role, hiring location, and qualifications. For additional information on RSM's total rewards, visit our website at .

If required by applicable law or client policy, you may be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Job ID: req29676

Line of Business: Consulting Services

SubFunction: RC SPRC CTR Cyber Testing

Job Type: FullTime

Req #: req29676

Location: Houston, TX US

Region: Central Region

Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology

Employment Type: Campus Associate

Degree Required: Bachelor

Travel: Yes

Salary Range: Starting at $70500
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RSM US LLP operates in the Business Intelligence industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL. RSM US LLP was founded in 1926. It has 16030 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 398 open jobs at RSM US LLP, click here.
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