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Junior Security Consultant (Pen Tester) DV

DVSECCON_1525181607
£25000 - £45000 per annum

Blackthorn Trace have partnered with a global security consultancy in Manchester to recruit a new DV Cleared Security Consultant (Pen Tester). This is an entry-level to junior level position and will be well suited to someone looking to gain entry into Pen Testing and Security Consulting.

The successful applicant should have an excellent understanding of Penetration Testing techniques and code review and will ideally come from a similar background in red/blue teaming or security consulting.

You will have a passion for Cyber Security which will be demonstrated by your hobbies outside of work/education in further education, working towards industry recognised certifications, home labs for testing/defending, security research. You should be self motivated and eager to learn and progress throughout your career.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone junior looking to break into the industry with one of the most well respected names in Cyber Security and Managed Detection and Response. You will be working with a team of highly skills Pen Testers who will help you progress through certifications and research opportunities.

You will have:

  • Experience in Web App testing and will know your way around Burpsuite.
  • Experience in Mobile App testing.
  • Experience in Infrastructure testing.
  • OSCP, OSCE, OSWP, GPEN, CTM/CTL, CRT or working towards.
  • Active DV Clearance is a MUST for this position.

If you have a strong interest in Penetration Testing and currently hold active DV Clearance, please get in touch with one of our consultants for a confidential chat about the company, expectations and what they can offer you.

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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Responsibilities

  • Maintaining proficiency in the use and application of security technologies
  • Delivering technical tasks on client engagements
  • Delivering high quality technical solutions to clients
  • Assist in the identification, resolution and documentation of security incidents.
  • Providing technical scoping advice
  • Developing self-skills on internal security projects
  • Conducting focused research when not engaged on client billable projects
  • Responsible for adhering to all internal policy and procedures in relation to security and quality best practice
  • Ability to travel to clients sites to perform security engagements of varying duration as required

Requirements

Skills

  • Use of a variety of network security testing tools and exploits to identify vulnerabilities and be able to recommend corrective action
  • Proven ability to explain the output of a penetration test to a non-technical client
  • Behaviours
  • Proven experience within a security testing/consultancy background

Knowledge

Proficiency in two or more of the below:

  • Good networking and associated protocol knowledge and experience
  • Mobile security knowledge and experience (OS, RF and App)
  • Applied security research
  • Applied cryptography, mathematics or computer science experience.
  • Application security threat modelling
  • Source code review
  • Reverse engineering
  • Fuzzing
  • Cloud Service testing (AWS / Azure)
  • SDLC Implementation and Testing
  • Software development or programming/scripting abilities

Outputs

  • Ability to successfully complete accurate reports at a timely manner
  • On-site and remote security focused projects with the objective of delivering consistent high quality work including the transfer of knowledge to both internal colleagues and client personnel when appropriate

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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Responsibilities

  • Maintaining proficiency in the use and application of security technologies
  • Delivering technical tasks on client engagements
  • Delivering high quality technical solutions to clients
  • Assist in the identification, resolution and documentation of security incidents.
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  • Providing technical scoping advice and assisting pre-sales where necessary
  • Developing self-skills on internal security projects
  • Conducting focused research when not engaged on client billable projects
  • Responsible for adhering to all internal policy and procedures in relation to security and quality best practice
  • Ability to travel to clients sites to perform security engagements of varying duration as required

Requirements

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  • Use of a variety of network security testing tools and exploits to identify vulnerabilities and be able to recommend corrective action
  • Proven ability to explain the output of a penetration test to a non-technical client
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Behaviours

  • Proven experience within a security testing/consultancy background

Knowledge

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  • Strong networking and associated protocol knowledge and experience
  • Mobile security knowledge and experience (OS, RF and App)
  • Applied security research
  • Applied cryptography, mathematics or computer science experience.
  • Application security threat modelling
  • Source code review
  • Reverse engineering
  • Fuzzing
  • Cloud Service testing (AWS / Azure)
  • SDLC Implementation and Testing
  • Software development or programming/scripting abilities

Outputs

  • Ability to successfully complete accurate reports at a timely manner
  • On-site and remote security focused projects with the objective of delivering consistent high quality work including the transfer of knowledge to both internal colleagues and client personnel when appropriate

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.