Penetration Tester / Cyber Security Consultant | UK Home Based

Employer
Recruitment Revolution
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£40,000 - £65,000 depending on experience + Benefits
Closing date
18 Oct 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Function
IT
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Job Details

Excellent opportunity for a Penetration Tester to join a highly-regarded global cyber security consultancy who have been thought leaders in the information security sector since 2009.

Penetration Tester / Cyber Security Consultant – Audit, Risk, Security, Compliance Consultancy
UK Home based with travel to client sites as required
£40,000 – £65,000 depending on experience + Benefits

The Penetration Tester / Security Consultant Role:

Reporting to the Head of Technical Assurance, the primary role of the Penetration Tester is to undertake penetration tests to support our assurance service. We boast a broad client base in multiple industries within the private sector only. Working with our client’s management and technical teams, you will perform a structured programme of security / penetration testing within both infrastructure and application disciplines.

Our penetration testers conduct web and mobile application, infrastructure, wireless, social engineering, and Red Teaming exercises to simulate cyberattacks. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of multiple penetration testing disciplines. You will be joining our growing MSSP penetration testing team that promotes internally and understands the need for a good work and life balance and this role will offer plenty of scope for future career development and specialisation.

Key Required Skills and Experience:

+ Circa 2+ years’ hands-on external penetration testing experience with experience of infrastructure and / or application penetration testing
+ Exposure to a variety of security testing tools and exploits to identify vulnerabilities and recommend corrective action
+ Current technical understanding of security threats, trends and solutions
+ Strong demonstrated ability to take vulnerabilities and articulate the actual business risk along with good reporting writing and client presentation skills
+ Familiarity with Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications, CREST, Tigerscheme and Cyberscheme.
+ A consultative manner and customer facing skills with the ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels and advise on best practice
+ An enquiring mind, the tenacity to overcome technical challenges, and an ability to approach problems from different perspectives
+ A commitment to personal development and keeping a current knowledge of the security industry threats and best practices
+ Ability to travel as required

You might also have:

+ Knowledge of firewalls and other security network products
+ Knowledge of applied cryptographic protocols
+ CPSA, CRT, QSTM, CSTM, OSCP, CCT, SST or equivalent certification(s)
+ Experience hacking hardware or embedded systems

Who we are:

We are an information audit, risk, security and compliance company supplying professional services across a broad range of sectors. The Company was initially formed in 2008 to specialise in payment security and has since grown organically into a highly respected thought-leading information risk, cyber security and compliance consultancy.

By combining creative thinking, selective hiring, passionate vision and exceptional service, our small highly experienced team provides a commercially balanced blend of strategic and tactical advice, technical assessments and assurance & audit services. We supply to large and well-known clients across many sectors including retail, insurance, financial services, hospitality and travel.

What we offer:

The Company is going through an exciting period of organisational growth and we work with high profile clients in a diverse and interesting landscape. Our business is continually evolving to meet the greater security needs of our clients. This is a great opportunity to join a fast paced entrepreneurial and thought-leading company and have an impact on the success of our information security managed service offering.

The right candidate will join a small, established, growing and thought-leading Information Security Consultancy. Working in a supportive and pragmatic culture, you will make a real impact on the service provision to our clients and be integral to the growth of our business, which in turn will lead to future career progression opportunities for our outstanding talent.

This role offers an attractive basic salary and benefits package of 25 days’ holiday, 4% employer pension contribution (employee contribution 5% of salary) after 3 months, life assurance and private medical insurance after 6 months.

We reward on success and are fully committed to promoting the on-going career development and future growth of our staff.

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

Company

We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for over 2500 clients. We work with everyone from tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise have also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1. Reed.co.uk.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Gold Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit https://www.recruitmentrevolution.com

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01344844064
Location
Castle Hill House
12 Castle Hill
Windsor
Berkshire
SL4 1PD
United Kingdom

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