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Penetration Tester - Security Consultancy

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£35000 - £60000 per annum

Managing this Role

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Josh Keeley

Manager - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With six years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong network of ex-services CTI analysts and CCTIM qualified managers. Bringing sound technical knowledge and in-depth market expertise, Josh works with consultancies, defence, MSSPs and TIPs; from rapidly-growing start-ups to established global enterprises.

 

Roles recruited: CTI analysts, CCTIM managers

Seniority: Junior-Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber threat intelligence, TIP’s and Professional Services

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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Penetration Tester - 6 Months - £550pd

My Client, an exciting multinational technology company is seeking a TIGER/CREST Team Member Security Consultant to join their team comprising of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets.

Role:

You will join the expanding Security Health Check Penetration Testing team that delivers world-class consulting, as well as undertaking service development and sales support activities.

As one of the Testers you'll be a hugely important part of my client's integrated service delivery. You'll be working with a variety of clients and be involved in different parts of the project, from scoping, to solutions design to downstream testing. The roles are varied and challenging, so you'll find yourself engaged in a variety of tasks, including application and infrastructure testing, "Red Teaming", Advanced Intrusion Testing, and cyber and digital resilience.

With a strong commitment to personal development my client will be providing you with funded research to enhance their penetration testing capabilities.

The roles are client-facing so you'll need to have the flexibility to travel to client sites and be comfortable liaising at both a management and technical level.

Required qualities:

  • Hold a current Team Member certificate - either TIGER or CREST - and have deep technical knowledge of hacking and penetration testing techniques, methodologies and tools across all common platforms.
  • Active CHECK status is highly desirable although my client can support you through the process if needed.
  • As you're dealing with clients you'll need to have good communication and stakeholder management skills along with attention to detail and report writing skills.
  • You'll also need great time management so that you can balance scheduled client engagements with directing your own research to keep up to date with the latest vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures.
  • You'll also need to have or be able to gain UK security clearance and hold a UK driving licence.

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.