Beat the Attackers at Their Own Game

The Synack Red Team (SRT) gives the most talented security researchers across the globe a platform to do what they love and get paid for it.

A private network of highly-curated and vetted security researchers, the SRT is challenged every day to deliver exploitation discovery and management for some of the biggest brands in the world.

On the Synack platform, researchers have access to the industry’s first ever hacker toolkit built at enterprise scale, to make them more efficient and effective at uncovering critical vulnerabilities that matter.

SRT by the Numbers.


Acceptance Rate
Highest Payout To-Date
Time to payout

The Onboarding Process

  1. 1
    Application & Resume Review
  2. 2
  3. 3
    Skill Assessment
  4. 4
    Background Check & ID Verification

A Model Built for Researchers by Researchers

A Private Community of Professionals

Continuous skill sharpening through challenging and interesting work

Maintain confidentiality of your identity

Flexible Schedule

Remote access to work on your own time

Supplemental income

Quality-centric, Efficient Model

Transparent, fast payment model

Rewarded for quality, not time to submission

Community Management

Dedicated community manager from Synack's Mission Ops Team

Proportionate number of researchers to client listings

Different Perks

We admit the most qualified and ethical security professionals in the world, and making the cut has real benefits.

  • Invite-only conference events and parties
  • Special access to beta and unreleased products from blue chip enterprise customers.
  • Sponsored original research
  • Synack-branded swag and welcome package
  • Prizes for top performers
  • A community that values collaboration, sharing skills, and fostering individual professional growth
  • Personal skill development

HYDRA Technology:
The Ultimate Researcher Toolkit

HYDRA intelligence alerts our SRT members of possible vulnerabilities, changes, or events. This intelligence immediately prompts you to validate known vulnerabilities as well as investigate potential problems.

  1. HYDRA
    Technology that shortens recon and enables rapid exploitation discovery
  2. SRT
    Manual vulnerability discovery and submission
  3. OPS
    A team dedicated to reviewing and responding to your reports
  4. Client + $$$
    24-hour payments upon rapid review and acceptance; vulnerability intel flows to clients
The defender’s metrics signify the defender’s focus, a feature the savvy Red Team will seek to exploit to the education and benefit of the defender.
— The Red Team Journal

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