Director of Attack / Red Team Lead

Hacker Operations Center · Waltham, Massachusetts
Department Hacker Operations Center
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Are you currently a red team lead or do you have experience with both leadership and offensive cyber operations? Are you looking for the next step in your career and the responsibility to grow a team and manage a function within a fast-growing and industry-leading cyber offense company? Does the fast-paced high-impact high-reward startup life interest and excite you? You may be the Director of Attack we're looking for at Randori!

At Randori, we help defenders continuously assess their real-world security. Our automated attack platform provides a red team experience designed to mirror today’s adversaries, not yesterday’s threats. We partner with security teams to help them understand the art of the possible by delivering an unrivaled attack experience, at scale. 

As Director of Attack at Randori, you’ll oversee our attack offering and lead our team of skilled attackers. You’ll be responsible for inventing clever new ways of continuously testing defenders’ boundaries, and then you’ll work with your team, and with our researchers, targeters, product team, and engineering teams to drive those innovations into meaningful experiences for our customers.

We are looking for individuals that are driven, proactive, thorough, and organized. We're moving fast, so you'll be growing your team, but you'll also need to get your hands dirty every day. If you think you have what it takes to oversee dozens of simultaneous operations, plan actions, execute attacks, organize and communicate your team's progress, and help our customers on their journey from good to world-class cybersecurity programs -- this is the job for you.

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Grit. Grind. Motivation.
  • Solving problems that do not have known solutions
  • Discover, identify, and exploit vulnerable systems
  • Plan and execute network operations against customer infrastructure
  • Develop and prototype novel capabilities and techniques
  • Research threats, vulnerabilities and exploit techniques
  • Debug exploits and related infrastructure
  • Provide guidance and offense-related insights throughout Randori
  • Manage and grow a team of highly skilled attackers

What is Required:

  • Experience leading a team or managing a program
  • Expert level knowledge of Linux internals, Docker, Python, and bash
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with offensive tooling and frameworks
  • Experience with several programming languages
  • Experience with several debugging tools
  • Experience with system-level debugging
  • Ability to quickly configure test infrastructure
  • 5+ years of offense-related industry experience
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or commensurate experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with enterprise environments
  • Experience with network or systems administration
  • Experience working with C and various compiler toolchains
  • Community contributions or participation including
    • CTF, Hack-the-box, or cyber-defense competitions
    • Speaking or presentations
    • Public security research
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We believe in hiring people, not just a list of skills. We encourage you to apply if you think this is a role that would make you excited about coming to work every day.


Randori is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status

Security Responsibilities:

Every Randori employee has the responsibility to ensure all tasks performed adhere to Randori’s Information Security requirements. This includes understanding and following security policies, participation in information security training, and helping improve the organization's overall security maturity. Each member of our team must understand their role in protecting company assets and the subsequent handling of confidential & customer data.

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  • Location
    Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Hacker Operations Center
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience