1+ months

Senior Engineer - Red Team

Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

About Us

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company, and one of Americas leading retailers.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. Were the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Targets passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the worlds best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologiesand the brightest peopleto deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that guests and team members need and deserve. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business, and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely and reliably from the inside out.

Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile and creative. Use your skills, experience, and talents as a member of a world-class cyber security team!

Target's Red Team uses adversary emulation to train defenders, and validate the processes and technology defending the organization as part of the Cyber Fusion Center.

Red Team has a high level of transparency between teams, and organizational improvement is our team's foremost goal. Red Teams frequent operations are supplemented with directtraining, purple team work, and consulting within the company on security risk. Success in these operations relies heavily on infrastructure and automation,and using collaborative software development to support projects.

Expect to use your talents and experience as a member of Red Team to...

  • Consult on, design, and execute adversary emulation operations
  • Conduct research into real-world threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures to develop proof-of-concept tools and playbooks
  • Bypass preventative and detective security controls to accomplish operational goals
  • Partner with the Cyber Security Incident Response Team and other stakeholders to identify improvement opportunities
  • Collaborate with Cyber Threat Intelligence, Detection, and Threat Hunting engineers and analysts on research
  • Work with non-security engineering teams to educate, and collaborate on operational objectives

Core responsibilities described within this job description may change at any time due to business needs.

Get a better sense of how our team functions! Watch "One Hundred Red Team Operations a Year" on YouTube.

Desirable Skills

  • Previous participation in adversary emulation operations
  • Ability to analyze and replicate the tools and techniques of in-the-wild threat actors
  • A strong interest in solving difficult problems, and creatively subverting systems
  • Stays current with threat actor trends impacting organizational security

About You

  • Two years experience in offensive security
  • Four years experience in defensive security, information technology infrastructure, and/or software development, or equivalent degree
  • Demonstrates strong offensive security knowledge
  • Has a working knowledge on offensive security tools with the ability to build custom solutions
  • Prioritizes process improvement over keeping the lights on
  • Seeks out cross-team collaboration opportunities
  • Clearly and respectfully communicates technical security issues in a training or mentorship setting
  • Resolves routine and non-routine technical issues with minimal assistance
  • Builds strong commitment within the team to support the appropriate team priorities
  • Clearly demonstrates Agile principles to partners within the team
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of the impact of Red Team work on an organization and its customers
  • Develops tools in one or more programming languages and frameworks
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


Posted: 2020-07-09 Expires: 2020-09-06

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