Junior Cyber Security Consultant

Maxegan Recruitment
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
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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