Junior Cyber Security Consultant

Recruiter
Maxegan Recruitment
Location
Oxford
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Cyber Security Consultant

Our Global Client in Oxfordshire are currently searching for a Junior Cyber Security Consultant to join their freshly growing Cyber Security Business Consultancy Unit.

The best fit Junior Cyber Security Consultant requires the following:

  • Use of a variety of network security testing tools and exploits to identify vulnerabilities and recommend corrective action, e.g. Tenable Nessus, nikto, Metasploit
  • Knowledge of both automated and manual penetration techniques, e.g. OWASP Framework, PTES
  • Be able to explain the output of a penetration test to a non-technical client
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Report-writing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Knowledge of IP networking protocols
  • Knowledge of exploit development
  • Web/Software development skills would be a plus
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills are essential

Ideally, you will hold or have looked into the following:

  • CHECK Team Member Status (CREST, Tiger Scheme or Cyber Scheme)
  • Other cyber security and audit qualifications, such as EC-CEH, Comptia S+, OSCP
  • Degree or similar level qualification in Computer Science or Cyber Security
  • Successful applicants will be required to obtain a SIA non-frontline licence (funded by the client)

Reporting into the Principal Consultant, you will:

  • Perform application and infrastructure penetration tests, as well as physical security review and social engineering tests for our clients
  • Review and define requirements for information security solutions
  • Perform security reviews of application designs, source code and deployments as required, covering all types of applications (web application, web services, mobile applications, thick client applications, SaaS)
  • Participate in Security Assessments of networks, systems and applications
  • Work on improvements for provided security services, including the continuous enhancement of existing methodology material and supporting assets
  • Participate in Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus assessments (training can be provided)

Please note, the Ability to hold SC clearance and holding a UK driving licence is mandatory for this position.

Please apply for this Junior Cyber Security Consultant role for further information.

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