Founded in 2010, Secure Ideas is a woman-owned, small-business consulting firm. An industry leader in security consulting, training, and penetration testing, Secure Ideas is continually striving to improve the state of the art and practice of information security. Our focus is collaborating with clients to improve their security management, and reduce the risk of potential losses through a proactive approach. Having architected security solutions for large enterprises, and performed penetration testing for numerous industries from government agencies to Fortune 100 companies, we are adept at assessing client needs, comprehending complex details on new technologies, and identifying risks to organizations.
Our team of professional security consultants has more than 170 years of combined experience, with core competencies in:
Technical knowledge in development, operating systems, databases, network security, storage, messaging, active directory, application security, wireless security, security controls, and much more.
From open-source projects such as SamuraiWTF and Weaponized Flash, to training classes such as Security 542 and 642 from SANS, Secure Ideas involves themselves in all facets of a security program, and can help you move your organization further into the future.
HQ: 3412 Kori Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32257
Remote Sites in Ft. Mill, SC (Charlotte), Tulsa, OK and Michigan, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Georgia, NC, SC, and Canada
Why Secure Ideas?
Asymmetric Talent Solutions has partnered with information security companies from small business to enterprise, across a myriad of industries. We serve as the premier talent partner of Secure Ideas and their customer base simply because they are awesome, ethical, and unique. We believe (through experience) Secure Ideas is an amazing employer who truly cares for their employees more than anything else, period. We look forward to discussing them with you!
Offensive Security Consultant
This role is 100% remote but candidate location is highly preferred to be in:
Travel up to 30%
Travel will be paid for by company entirely including food.
Hours - Normal business hours
The Security Consultant at Secure Ideas works with clients to provide risk-based assessments,
penetration testing, and general security consulting services. Consultants engage in a wide range of assessments including network, web application, mobile, and physical penetration tests, architecture reviews, vulnerability assessments, and more depending on the needs of the client. They are expected to be flexible and adept at assessing client needs, comprehending complex details on new technologies, and identifying risks to the organization.
This is a full-time employee who is looking to grow long-term with the development of our company, to expand not only the individual skill set but also promote the growth of Secure Ideas. This position is generally a remote position working from a home office with travel to client sites as required and reports to one of our Principal Security Consultants. Opportunities are available to work out of the Secure Ideas HQ if the employee is located in Jacksonville, FL, or in our coworking facility in Charlotte, NC. This position has the potential for upward mobility in a variety of areas based on individual and company success.
A successful candidate will reflect self-sufficiency, innovative thinking, professional communication – both written and oral, flexibility to assist where needed, as well as be a self-starter with a desire to be a part of a bigger team, and a desire to learn and teach others. The ability to communicate with technical, management, and executive level personnel, as well as manage his/her own time successfully are absolute necessities.
Additional qualities reflected in successful Security Consultants are:
Essential Job Responsibilities
Additional Job Responsibilities
Essential Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Desired Knowledge Skills and Abilities
As an offensive security consultant, you will leverage a myriad of tools, based on each scope of work. Tools and areas of focus you will likely be exposed to include but are not limited to:
Security consultants are assigned projects through the project management team. Your capacity will be dually managed by your PM partners but you will have the ability (not expectation) to identify opportunities with your current clients, inbound inquiries, and more and partner with the team for presenting solutions and scheduling. Consultants are paid for closed leads across all services, but are not expected to sell or manage leads. For each commitment, Secure Ideas follows a simple process:
Project Management (3)
Marketing and Media (2)
Benefits (take effect 1st of the month following hire date)
No non-compete post-employment, only during employment. For example, while you are an employee of SI you cannot pen test for anyone outside of your employment.
1. Meet with Asymmetric Talent Solutions
2. Technical interview with Secure Ideas
You will meet with 2 current security consultants and participate in a progressive technical conversation, looking to understanding technical experience and capability and gain and understanding of what you know about security. This is not a quiz or a test. Secure Ideas will be focused on your verbal acumen and ability to communicate and present information in a comprehensive manner.
3. Meet Secure Ideas CEO and/or CIO for a conversation for overall mutual fit for the company
Work Authorization requires US Citizenship