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.
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