Penetration Tester

Recruiter
Verizon
Location
Reading
Salary
£60,000 - £69,999
Posted
06 Nov 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Here at Verizon… There’s a global communications revolution happening — and Verizon is leading the way. And what that means is exciting new opportunities – new opportunities for our business and new opportunities for your career. Your work will touch lives with innovative technology that brings voice, video and data, and a next-generation IP network to businesses and individuals around the world.

Verizon Enterprise Solutions is keen to identify a penetration tester for our growing EMEA Threat and Vulnerability practice. You will be responsible for delivering penetration testing and security assessment consulting services, with an opportunity to work across EMEA primarily but also as part of the global practice. This is a unique opportunity with the scope for career development limited only by personal dedication and drive.

The Challenge

This is a broad and challenging role which requires a strong aptitude for understanding the landscape and business context in which infrastructure and application security consulting services are utilised. You should also offer an advanced understanding of risk to help advise clients effectively.

As a self-motivated, client-facing professional who is comfortable in delivering clear and concise information at both technical and management level, you will be adaptable and flexible in your work with a positive attitude.

You will be exposed to a broad range of large clients and work with some of the best in the business. There is scope to progress to a senior role as well as contribute to building our security assessment capabilities through specialisation and personal research.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Relevant work experience. Experience of all aspects of penetration testing in a commercial and/or government environment.

Even better if you have:

  • Highly technical with a deep knowledge of penetration testing techniques, methodologies and tools across the disciplines. Experience with using a variety of network security testing tools and exploits to identify vulnerabilities and recommend corrective action, as well as experience of manual penetration testing and an understanding of IP Networking in a security context. Knowledge of security testing of web -based applications and in the use of the relevant web application testing tools. Mobile device and application assessments. Source code auditing from a security perspective. Wireless assessments. Excellent report writing skills coupled with an acute attention to detail. An ability to deliver security projects on time and within budget. A strong work ethic, articulate with good communication skills. Evidence of ongoing personal development in the penetration testing space e.g. research and development or personal blog.