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Automated Cyber Attack Engineer, Deloitte Global Technology



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Job Type: Permanent
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Primary Location:
Toronto, ON
All Available Locations:
Burlington, ON; Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Fredericton, NB; Halifax, NS; Kitchener, ON; Moncton, NB; Ottawa, ON; Regina, SK; Saint John, NB; Saskatoon, SK; St. John's, NL; Toronto, ON; Vancouver, BC; Victoria, BC; Winnipeg, MB

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.
  • Experience a firm where wellness matters.
  • Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.


What will your typical day look like?

As the Automated Cyber Attack Engineer you will perform tasks to identify vulnerabilities in Deloitte environments by simulating the attack paths and techniques likely to be used by malicious actors. The Cyber Engineer will drive simulation, prioritization, and remediation of high risk cybersecurity vulnerabilities with internal Deloitte teams. The Attack Simulation Engineer will be familiar with creating threat profiles, installing attack simulation infrastructure, simulation execution, and creating reports for internal stakeholders for prioritized remediation. As part of the Global Cybersecurity function, you will:

  • Create customized threat profiles to identify the latest adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)
  • Facilitate the configuration and placement of Automated attack simulation infrastructure with internal stakeholders
  • Establish and execute cyber execises and partner with internal stakeholders to reduce risk
  • Overcome delivery challenges, including but not limited to; priority conflicts, business versus technology perspective, resource availability and engagement
  • Develop a roadmap of prioritized remediation activities to help address potential gaps, based on the criticality of findings and the organization’s specific threat profile
  • Analyze, update, and modify procedures and processes to identify and continuously implement BAS process improvements
  • Stay informed about the latest developments in the information security management field

About the team

Deloitte Technology Services works at the forefront of technology development and processes to support and protect Deloitte around the world. In this truly global environment, we operate not in "what is" but rather "what can be" to help Deloitte deliver and connect with its clients, its communities, and one another in ways not previously conceived.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in an information technology-related field
  • 3+ years of security systems engineering and troubleshooting experience
  • Must have an understanding of cyber-based threat techniques and procedures to compare industry related events, exposures, and incidents
  • Understanding of the MITRE ATT&CK Framework and/or other cyber security threat based frameworks used to track adversaries and associated TTPs
  • Familiarity with key security events on common IT platforms
  • Experience collaborating with security technical experts and leaders to drive risk reduction
  • General networking, host, and security based troubleshooting (firewalls, routing, NAT, etc.)
  • Ability to autonomously prioritize and successfully deliver across a portfolio of projects


  • Experience working with breach and attack simulation (BAS) solutions
  • Red/Purple teaming experience
  • Security certifications (CISSP, CISM, OSCP, Security +, etc.)
  • GIAC certifications
  • Familiarity with application, server, and network security
  • Familiar with configuration and administration of enterprise SIEM tools

Total Rewards

The salary range for this position is $47,000 - $78,000, and individuals may be eligible to participate in our bonus program. Deloitte is fair and competitive when it comes to the salaries of our people. We regularly benchmark across a variety of positions, industries, sectors, targets, and levels. Our approach is grounded on recognizing people's unique strengths and contributions and rewarding the value that they deliver.

Our Total Rewards Package extends well beyond traditional compensation and benefit programs and is designed to recognize employee contributions, encourage personal wellness, and support firm growth. Along with a competitive base salary and variable pay opportunities, we offer a wide array of initiatives that differentiate us as a people-first organization. Some representative examples include: $4,000 per year for mental health support benefits, a $1,300 flexible benefit spending account, 38+ days off (including 10 firm-wide closures known as "Deloitte Days"), flexible work arrangements and a hybrid work structure.

Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.

Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action Plan, Reconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations) or for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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