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Excellent opportunity for a Penetration Tester.
Founded in 2007, the client has been delivering expert security consulting and testing services to some of the largest and most influential organisations in the world, including many in the Fortune 500. The company has a single purpose: to defend business-critical data and applications from cyber-attacks and internal threats.
Location: UK Home based/Office based (dependant on location) with travel to client sites as required
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 depending on experience + Benefits
The Penetration Tester/Security Consultant Role:
Reporting to the Security Assurance Manager, the primary role of the Penetration Tester is to undertake penetration tests to support our assurance service. We boast a broad client base in multiple industries within the private & public sector.
Working with our customer's management and IT teams, you will be performing structured programmes of security/penetration testing within all technical disciplines (infrastructure, WiFi, social engineering, red teaming, mobile, web and bespoke applications). Therefore, the ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of multiple penetration testing disciplines.
You will be joining our growing penetration testing team that understands the need for a good work and life balance and this role will offer plenty of scope for future career development.
Key Required Skills and Experience:
Circa 2+ years' hands-on external penetration testing experience with experience of infrastructure and/or application penetration testing
Exposure to a variety of security testing tools and exploits to identify vulnerabilities and recommend corrective action
Current technical understanding of security threats, trends and solutions
Strong demonstrated ability to take vulnerabilities and articulate the actual business risk along with good reporting writing and client presentation skills
Familiarity with Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications, CREST, Tigerscheme and Cyberscheme.
A consultative manner and customer facing skills with the ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels and advise on best practice
An enquiring mind, the tenacity to overcome technical challenges, and an ability to approach problems from different perspectives
A commitment to personal development and keeping a current knowledge of the security industry threats and best practices
Ability to travel as required
You might also have:
Knowledge of Firewalls and other security network products
Knowledge of applied cryptographic protocols
CREST or equivalent certification(s)
Experience hacking hardware or Embedded systems
What we offer:
The Company is going through an exciting period of growth, and we work with high profile clients in a diverse and interesting landscape. This is a great opportunity to join a fast paced entrepreneurial and trusted company.
Company contributed pension
Flexible working locations (WFH/office, unless required on a client site)
28 days holiday per year, plus bank holidaysIf this role sounds like something you would be interested in, please send your CV, ideally in Word format, via this site.
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