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Penetration Tester

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum

This is your chance to work with a leading Information and cyber security provider who are looking to increase their Red Team capability. You will have the ability to penetrate and test internal networks whilst also maintaining the ability to respond to a full scale attack before it's even begun.

Role Responsibilities

  • Perform formal and comprehensive application and infrastructure penetration testing assessments, following industry best practices
  • Provide well-written and concise technical and non-technical reports, prepared to the highest standards of written English
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and provide findings with remediation actions
  • Support with various client pre-engagement interactions, including scoping activities and proposal drafting
  • Manage and deliver penetration testing project activities within strict deadlines
  • Travel to client sites as required
  • Research application and infrastructure components within the wider team to identify new vulnerabilities and follow responsible disclosure
  • Take part in a variety of other information security projects as and when required

Qualifications

  • Proven industry experience in application and infrastructure penetration testing
  • Strong understanding of OWASP, PTES and other penetration testing methodologies
  • Strong knowledge in testing mobile applications (iOS/Android)
  • Knowledge of how modern web apps are designed, developed and deployed across different platforms
  • Strong knowledge in preparing and launching social engineering campaigns.
  • Ability to program or script in your preferred language
  • Good understanding of network and OS principles
  • Solid knowledge of various technologies, including associated security vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Relevant security qualifications (such as OSCP, CREST CRT, TIGER)
  • Superb written and spoken English skills are vital for compiling high-quality reports and liaising with clients

If you think you are up for a new challenge of deterring the current Cyber Security attacks then apply now!

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Security Consultant - Pen Testing - Remote Working

  • £55000 - £70000 per annum

We are recruiting for a TIGER/CREST Team Member IT Security Consultant to work for a leading Consultancy based in the UK - active CHECK status is a bonus.

You will offer clients the flexibility to switch between application and infrastructure testing and adding value to their "Red Teaming" service, Advanced Intrusion Testing, offering skills which would normally fall outside of traditional penetration testing.

As a client-facing professional, you must be highly experienced and credible operating at both technical and management levels. You will be adaptable and flexible in your work and a positive attitude is essential. In return, you will be given the opportunity to work with a broad range of client organisations, alongside some of the best consultants in the security industry.

There is scope to learn from colleagues as well as to contribute to enhancing the Penetration Testing capabilities through service specialisation and funded personal research.

Required Experience

  • Current Team Member certificate, CREST or TIGER.
  • UK security clearance to SC or DV level.
  • Strong desire to get root.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites in the UK and Europe.
  • Excellent report writing skills coupled with an acute attention to detail.
  • Deep technical knowledge of hacking and penetration testing techniques, methodologies and tools across all common platforms.
  • The energy to use time between scheduled engagements constructively to direct your own research in order to keep current with vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures.
  • The ability to effectively manage time and workload on individual and team engagements, cooperating with clients and managing stakeholder expectations.

Desirable Experience

  • Active CHECK status
  • Willingness to support the sales team to develop engagement opportunities.
  • Ability to scope security assessments and deliver them on time and within budget.
  • The willingness to work with other parts of the organisation to provide benefit of knowledge base and experience within information systems security.
  • Evidence of on-going personal development in the penetration testing space e.g. research and development.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Penetration Tester - Security Consultancy

  • £35000 - £60000 per annum

Blackthorn Trace has partnered with the UK's leading Security Consultancy with openings for all levels of consultants across their UK office locations - London, Basingstoke and Manchester. Offering £35k - £60k depending on experience.

With 15 years experience working with clients all over the world. They provide specialist advice and solutions on all aspects of security. From professional to managed services through to commercial (vendor) and open source tools. Every Client will require a tailored solution to their needs. Every day is different. If there is a problem, they will hunt it, find it, dissect it and overcome it.

My Client allocates a generous quarter (1 in 4 weeks) of your working time to spend how you see fit (with access to their state of the art labs). To research and innovate, allowing your skills to develop. With a belief that self study and development is the key to a flourishing business.

The Job

Your role will involve carrying out penetration testing and security assessments right up to targeted attack simulations which may span several months, working with various end users.

You will be solving complex cyber-security problems on a daily basis and to do that requires an interesting mix of skills. To be successful and help our clients with their challenges we know you'll need the following on top of willingness to go the extra mile:

You will need a passion for security;

  • You live and breathe computing, security and hacking.
  • You know your subject area without our input.
  • Have the ability to run ports scans with or without assistance of NMAP.
  • Have the drive to find the root of all problems.
  • WebApp Testing and SQLi experience
  • Infrastructure Testing
  • Mobile App Testing
  • OSCP & OSCE are desirable DOE.


Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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