Do you have a passion for avoiding and thwarting cyber threats? Do you like to apply a blend of hacker, tester, and researcher skills in a business context? Does a variety of difficult problems and the sophistication of enterprise-level security protection interest you?  If so, then we invite you to join our fast-paced technology team, creating groundbreaking cybersecurity solutions for a company unlike any other in the country - working as a trusted partner in a private network of very large, security-sensitive companies creating leading edge, practical, applied solutions across multiple industries.

This exciting opportunity is focused on performing:

  • Application and infrastructure-based vulnerability assessments and reporting
  • Test-based assessments of client infrastructures using standard hacking methodologies, and
  • Social engineering tests

Come work alongside a team of highly experienced and energetic cybersecurity professionals who, like you, thrive on challenges and are committed to advancing the state-of-the-art in combatting cyber threats.

This position is located in Columbus, Ohio, ranked as the #1 American city to work in tech in 2017 by SmartAsset. Learn more about our Columbus Region’s amazing growth and accolades at:

In addition to above, you will:

  • Identify trends in cyberspace with regards to adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Facilitate and provide support for information sharing organizations and collaboration
  • Proactively research emerging cyber threats
  • Perform testing, research, and investigation of new technologies to improve detection, response, intelligence, mitigation, and coordination
  • Apply analytical understanding of hacker methodologies and tactics, system vulnerabilities, and key indicators of attacks and exploits
  • Make recommendations for remediation of cyber threats and improvement of cyber security posture
  • Develop and present analysis to key stakeholders, e.g., operational briefings and vulnerability assessment reports
  • Plan, develop, and implement novel cyber security approaches
  • Develop/Enhance/Exploit cyber-attack surface
  • Apply knowledge of business context to drive designs for threat analytics
  • Use technical knowledge to analyze threats across network, systems, applications, and database dimensions
  • Carryout these activities with the highest ethical standards, according to various regulations/governance compliance standards, and with adherence to established rules of engagement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • CISSP preferred
  • 3+ years of cyber security or related experience
  • Proven expertise in cyber tactics covering offense and defense
  • Threat Intelligence and Information Sharing concepts, workflows and technologies
  • In-depth experience with:
    • TCP/IP networking and protocol stack
    • Computer systems architectures and sub-systems
    • Vulnerability management processes
    • Vulnerability scanning technologies/tools, i.e., Nessus, Qualys, Rapid 7

     Ability to:

  •    Work successfully, both independently and within a team
  •        Identify and conceptualize opportunities to innovate
  •    Think critically
  •    Adhere to scope and methodology, while being creative enough to think outside the box
  •    Balance multiple priorities, meeting deadlines and goals
  •    Evaluate risk, understand related consequences, and make a decision in that framework
  •    Communicate with others effectively, orally and in writing, and have the ability to interact successfully with professionals, peers, and CISOs
  •    Successfully pass background and public records screening


Columbus Collaboratory is a rapid innovation company founded by leading companies in seven different industries that delivers business value through advanced analytics and cybersecurity solutions. Our unique model surfaces shared, complex challenges, and operationalizes cognitive and machine-learning technologies for our collaborating companies and the broader market. We make this possible by capitalizing on the collective know-how possessed by our team, our Collaborators, and our partners.  For more information, please visit

Columbus Collaboratory offers a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401k, paid time off, as well as other voluntary benefits.  Columbus Collaboratory is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and support diversity in the workplace.

To submit an application, please send a resume and cover letter to