Pen Tester / Ethical Hacker

11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Penetration Tester / Ethical Hacker – Newbury

40-55k+ excellent benefits

Technology at Vodafone

Millions of people interact with Vodafone Technology every day without even realising it. Our products deliver many essential services that critical to the lives of many different people. We connect all sorts of businesses including banks, shops and the media to and critical services such as the emergency services. Our technology and network is the backbone to everything we deliver and without it we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we’re investing heavily in it and we need talented people to help us deliver the next wave of innovation.

Role purpose:

As a penetration tester/ethical hacker you will be working alongside both senior and junior members of the team helping with the scoping and delivery of penetration testing on the Vodafone UK estate.

A penetration test could include;

Testing Wifi Networks
Social Engineering a store
Ensuring that our new apps are watertight
Getting a shell through an RCE

You will be supporting the team in identifying vulnerabilities, as well as safeguarding the organisation against failure and loss due to unreliable systems and processes. You will provide support in developing tests in compliance to policy and industry regulators. You will be providing support to probe the organisation’s network, attempting to find any areas which are vulnerable to attack and identifying methods by which attackers could exploit security flaws. This requires individuals to have a mix of ethical hacking skills, a full driving licence and a willingness to learn.


Operate Ethical Hacking Environment and Services
Execute security tests based on predefined scope and methodology
Operate tools and lab environment
Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
Execute research activities to discover zero-day vulnerabilities
Respond to technical queries related to penetration testing reports and findings
Provide remediation advice
Develop and review design material for ethical hacking lab environment
Design and develop templates and guidance for test types
Develop exploits and POC code


Cyber security Interest/knowledge
Web / Mobile Applications Testing
Web Services / Infrastructure Testing
SC Eligible

Why Vodafone?

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.