Red Team Business Process Operator

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Working in Cybersecurity takes pure passion for technology, speed, a constant desire to learn, and above all, vigilance in keeping every last asset safe and sound. You’ll be on the front lines of innovation, working with a highly-motivated team laser-focused on analyzing, designing, developing and delivering solutions built to stop adversaries and strengthen our operations. Your research and work will ensure stability, capacity and resiliency of our products and emerging industry trends. Working in tandem with your internal team, as well as technologists and innovators across our global network, your ability to identify threats, provide intelligent analysis and positive actions will stop adversaries and strengthen our data.

JPMC’s Attack Simulation organization is looking to expand its Red Team with an experienced Red Team Operator with a particular specialty in business process assessments relating to fraud operations, payments, and supplier management. Primary focus of this role will be to perform hands on offensive activities as part of Red Team engagements against critical JPMC assets. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in conducting network exploitation operations, to include Red Team operations. Additionally, the candidate will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience around computer networking fundamentals, modern threats and vulnerabilities, attack methodologies, and penetration testing tools.

The JPMC Red Team consists of highly skilled and qualified members who conduct advanced adversary emulation operations to replicate cybersecurity threats targeting the firm. The team’s remit includes testing deployed security controls—technical, physical, and process. Business process assessments include tabletop or workshop sessions, live testing of business process controls by technical and social engineering attacks, and preparation of deliverables for senior stakeholders.


This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations, risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering and threats and vulnerabilities, including incident response methodologies
  • Broad experience in multiple businesses or verticals including operations and front-office exposure, with organizational and cultural understanding of call centers, payments processes, client service, or sales
  • Proficiency in the use of offensive security tools, staying current with skills, and participating in multiple forums; ability to analyze vulnerabilities, threats, designs, procedures and architectural design, producing reports and sharing intelligence
  • 3+ years of Information Security experience in two or more of the following verticals: fraud operations, threat modeling, network penetration testing, application penetration testing, social engineering, Red Team operations, application security assessments, and network exploitation operations. Candidate should have the ability to perform targeted, covert penetration tests with vulnerability identification, exploitation, and post-exploitation activities with no or minimal use of automated tools
  • Strong understanding of the following: networking fundamentals (all OSI layers, protocols), Windows/Linux/Unix/Mac operating systems, OS and software vulnerably and exploitation techniques, commercial or open-source offensive security tools for reconnaissance, scanning, exploitation and post exploitation (e.g. Cobalt Strike, Metasploit, Nmap, Nessus, Burp Suite), and familiarity with interpreting log output from networking devices, operating systems, and infrastructure services
  • Preferred qualifications include: Intelligence Community/Security Services background (e.g. human intelligence, counterintelligence, vice or similar experience), experience with fraud controls, knowledge of email and telephone systems obfuscation, understanding of financial sector or other large security and IT infrastructures, and relevant government or industry certifications
  • Technical knowledge or experience developing in house scripting, using interpreted languages such as Ruby, Python, or Perl, compiled languages such as C, C++, C#, or Java, and security tools or technology such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Web Proxies, DLP and the ability to articulate and visually present complex penetration testing and Red Team results is highly desirable
  • Experience with Agile and ability to work with at least one of the common frameworks is highly desired; ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals

The Cybersecurity & Technology Controls group at JPMorgan Chase aligns the firm’s cybersecurity, access management, controls and resiliency teams. The group proactively and strategically partners with all lines of business and functions to enable them to design, adopt and integrate appropriate controls; deliver processes and solutions efficiently and consistently; and drive automation of controls. The group’s number one priority is to enable the business by keeping the firm safe, stable and resilient.

We are looking for multi-disciplined forward-looking technologists like you with diverse backgrounds and experiences including in areas such as cybersecurity, big data, machine learning risk management and controls, compliance and oversight, cloud security.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.

You’ve got this!