System Security Penetration Tester

Polar Recruitment Services Limited
£40k - £45k pa + Great benefits - see below.
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

System Security Penetration Tester

£40,000 - £45,000 plus bonus

Overview of the role:

Working within one of the leading High Tech companies in the world, you will work as the System Security Penetration Tester - conducting formal tests on web-based applications and working closely with website administrators and application developers to follow-up on and assist with remediation efforts. You will be part of the security and will assist with other activities i.e. security investigations, security audits, research, training.

Qualifications / Education:

  • Certified in one or more of the following (preferable): CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) or CISM (Certified Information Systems Manager) or have excellent equivalent experience. Any further IT Security related qualifications would also be an advantage, but not essential.

Skills & attributes:

  • Web application security testing and penetration testing skill.
  • Website mock hacking testing skill.
  • Intimate knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and networking architectures.
  • Knowledge of databases, applications, and web server design and implementation.
  • Knowledge of all OWASP TOP 10 vulnerabilities including countermeasure.


  • Experienced in application level security testing of web applications.
  • Prior experience with vulnerability assessment and penetration methods.

Salary & benefits:

  • Basic annual salary depending upon experience
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Up to 15% discretionary performance based bonus per annum
  • Defined Contribution Pension ( up to 4% employee, up to 8.5% employer)
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 4x Life Assurance
  • £35 per month Flexible Benefits allowance (following successful completion of probation period), e.g. gym, travel insurance, life assurance, health assessment, dental insurance, etc.

If this System Security Penetration Tester role is of interest then please apply now.

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