Senior Security Consultant

LA0404PM_1554383452
Up to £50000 per annum car allowance, qual allowance, bonus

Managing this Role

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Luke Allen

Consultant - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With four years experience as a Royal Marines Commando combined with three years as an IT consultant at a market-leading telecommunications company, Luke has built a strong network that covers the broad spectrum of sectors. Luke specialises in Red Team offensive roles and works with a range of clients across multiple sectors, ranging from start-ups to established multinationals. 

Roles recruited: Penetration Testers, Security Consultants
Seniority: Mid-Senior 
Job Type: Contract and Permanent 
Geographical coverage: UK and remote 
Market: Offensive Security for Consultancies in the UK 
 

Penetration Tester senior - Involves on-site client visits and remote engagements providing structured programmes of security testing, consultancy and research combined with the delivery of informative reports detailing engagement activities and their results with articulation of risk and remediation priorities for clients. In addition to enacting these responsibilities my client will support you in your continued training and development goals on an individual basis.

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.
  • Assist in continual development of my client's People, Processes and Technology.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to adjacent teams and team members.
  • 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

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
  • Industry standard qualifications such OSCP, CREST or CHECK
  • Ability to lead technical teams on client engagements

Behaviours

  • Proven experience within a security testing/consultancy background

Knowledge

Proficiency in two or more of the below:

  • 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

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