Red Team/Purple Team Cybersecurity Lead

Toyota North America

4.2

(18)

Plano, TX

Why you should apply for a job to Toyota North America:

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 83% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 69% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Women Influencing and Impacting Toyota (WIIT) employee resource group, with 14 chapters across North America,
  • SuccessShare, a sponsorship program designed to prepare the next generation of women leaders at Toyota.
  • Toyota paid maternity leave provides up to six to eight weeks of 100% paid leave, depending on method of delivery.
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    Position summary

    ent, scale, and services to enable our mission of securely bringing mobility for all.

    We hope you will join us in this time of transformation and be a part of defining the next-generation cybersecurity capabilities for one of the largest global companies in the world. #Cyber

    Toyota's Cybersecurity Protection Department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Red Team/Purple Team Cybersecurity Lead.

    The primary responsibility of this role is to organize and conduct goal-based red team exercises, coordinate external red team engagements, collaborate with the blue team to conduct ongoing purple team exercises based on evolving threats and identify control gaps, and produce high-quality, actionable reporting and recommendations on those activities.

    The person in this role will support the Cyber Protections department's objective to deploy and maintain advanced, enterprise-wide security solutions.

    What you'll be doing

    • Plan, coordinate, and execute red team exercises to identify vulnerabilities, control gaps, and potential attack vectors in Toyota's information systems.

    • Collaborate with external red team partners to ensure effective and comprehensive engagements.

    • Work closely with the blue team to conduct ongoing purple team exercises, sharing insights and knowledge to improve overall security posture.

    • Analyze and prioritize findings from red and purple team exercises, making data-driven recommendations to enhance the security of Toyota's systems.

    • Produce high-quality reports detailing the results of exercises, including vulnerabilities, risks, and proposed mitigations, and highlighting larger thematic improvement opportunities.

    • Provide guidance and support for the implementation of recommended security controls and improvements.

    • Stay current with emerging threats, trends, and best practices in the cybersecurity landscape to ensure that Toyota's defenses remain effective and up to date.

    • Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement within the cybersecurity team.

    What you bring

    • 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on red team, purple team, or penetration testing activities.

    • Strong understanding of security principles, attack methodologies, and vulnerability assessment techniques.

    • Experience with common red team tooling platforms, such as Cobalt Strike, Sliver, etc.

    • Deep knowledge of common network protocols, operating systems, and security tools, and how to exploit/circumvent them.

    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.

    Added bonus if you have

    • Experience with threat detection, incident response, and implementing or developing mitigating controls in a large environment.

    • Familiarity with attacker evasion techniques.

    • Exploitation experience with Active Directory / Azure Active Directory, containerization platforms (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.), and major cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)

    • Knowledge of industry-standard frameworks and best practices (e.g., NIST, ISO, OWASP).

    • Master's degree in computer science or related discipline.

    • Relevant certifications (e.g., OSCP, OSCE, CISSP) are highly desirable.

    What we'll bring

    During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

    • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect.

    • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement.

    • Vehicle purchase & lease programs.

    • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family.

    • Flexible work options based on business needs.

    • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute.

    • Paid holidays and paid time off.

    • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, childcare, schools and more.

    • Tax Advantaged Accounts (Health Savings Account, Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA).

    Belonging at Toyota

    Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members' efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.

    Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

    Have a question or need assistance with your application? Please send an email to [email protected] .

    Why you should apply for a job to Toyota North America:

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 83% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 69% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Women Influencing and Impacting Toyota (WIIT) employee resource group, with 14 chapters across North America,
  • SuccessShare, a sponsorship program designed to prepare the next generation of women leaders at Toyota.
  • Toyota paid maternity leave provides up to six to eight weeks of 100% paid leave, depending on method of delivery.