The Synack Red Team

The world’s most skilled and trusted hackers,
powering Synack’s industry-leading security testing platform.

Synack Security Products and Penetration Testing

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.

Achieve New Heights with Levels

“Synack Red Team Levels” is an exclusive program to reward you for your participation, hacking success and the impact of your discoveries. As you progress through the levels you will not only earn community status and bragging rights, but also exciting new privileges and rewards, including access to Synack-exclusive targets, hacking challenges, and special events.

Take on the challenge and level up with Synack!

Built by Hackers for Hackers

As a member of the SRT, you’ll be hacking amongst the best in the world, and your skills will be put to the test. Your mission will be to work through the Synack platform to hunt for critical vulnerabilities in Synack clients’ systems, and provide details about your discoveries. Your findings and reports will be invaluable to our clients, and enable clients to patch up to ensure that they stay a step ahead of malicious hackers trying to exploit them.

Challenging

Be one of the select few

Continuous skill sharpening through challenging and interesting work

Access to critical assets to leading F500 companies, including unreleased products

Flexible

Remote access to work on your own time

Active private community with dedicated community manager from Synack’s Mission Ops Team

Confidentiality of your identity

Rewarding

Transparent model with the fastest triage-to-payment times in the industry

Prizes for top performers and quality submissions

Participate in Synack-exclusive hacking challenges and events

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

Do You Have What It Takes?

Bring your best—you will need highly tuned, creative hacking skills, incl. expertise and hacking tradecraft in web, mobile, host, or embedded systems/IoT. We are looking for creative, persistent, and competitive hackers with relevant cybersecurity experience.

Candidates go through a multi-stage vetting process that includes submitting an application, a video interview, skills assessment(s) and background check.

“”
The [Synack] team is insanely responsive to questions and reports, which keeps you engaged and invested in the platform as a hacker... When I have competing offers from programs to hack on, it's hard not to choose one which is guaranteed to be responsive and high paying.
— Pete Yaworski, SRT Member

Red Team News & Events

US Army and Synack teach kids how to hack at DEF CON

US Army and Synack teach kids
how to hack at DEF CON
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Join Synack in Louisville this year at DerbyCon 2017!

Join Synack in Louisville
this year at DerbyCon 2017!
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Vista Points: A View from the Top

Vista Points:
A View from the Top
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SRT by the Numbers.

 

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