Web Application Security Tester

Location
Northampton
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
12 Apr 2017
Ref
00066027
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This Northampton-based specialist Cyber Security company seeks an experienced security vulnerability analyst with a background in web application penetration testing to join the close-knit team.

In this role, the candidate will join their security testing team and be responsible for the analysis and assessment of web-based applications on behalf of their customers.

Key duties will include conducting tests of internet-facing website infrastructure to identify and assess potential vulnerabilities in HTML and common web-app scripting languages such as Java and Flash; the creation of test reports for clients to aid in the resolution and eradication of any flaws and helping to deliver a "secure-by-design" consultancy and guidance to their diverse customer base.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop world-class cyber security skills and full training will be given to help maximise their potential.

Based from their office in Northampton, but with frequent opportunities for travel, the candidate will have the following skills and qualities:
- Experience of using web security testing tools such as Burpsuite, Netsparker and Nessus (Essential)
- Knowledge and demonstrable experience of SQL, IIS and Apache (Essential)
- Able to work in a team and independently (Essential)
- Current or willing to undertake UK Government Security Clearance (Very desirable)
- Experience of network and/or security architecture principles (Advantageous)

Ideally the candidate would be CREST Registered (or similar) already or would have a number of the pre-requisites for becoming CREST Registered.

The role is a full-time opportunity, working 09:00 to 17:00 (Monday to Friday) with a requirement for regular travel to client premises (expenses will be reimbursed) and with the potential for training and customer visits overseas.

The company offers a competitive salary and benefits package including private healthcare.

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