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Penetration Tester - Security Consultancy

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£35000 - £60000 per annum

Managing this Role

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

Penetration Tester

You will have a passion for ethical hacking and breaking technology, and a talent for finding the things that others may miss. This role will give you a chance to use those skills to help clients protect their information and improve compliance with laws, regulations and contracts.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering comprehensive penetration tests in a wide variety of infrastructural environments;
  • Leading testing teams in larger engagements;
  • Guiding less experienced team members, assisting their development and completing sign-offs for the next stages of their development;
  • Supporting the business development process in providing scoping and estimating; and
  • Contributing to ever-improving service delivery standards.

You will have:

  • CREST CCT or CRT certification, or other eg. OSCP
  • At least two year's penetration testing experience within a client-facing role;
  • Experience in:
    • Internal infrastructure testing;
    • External infrastructure testing; and
    • Web application testing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Desirable skills and experience:

  • Mobile application testing
  • Hardware testing
  • PCI-compliant testing
  • PSN ITHC
  • API testing
  • Security clearance

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

Blackthorn Trace has partnered with an innovative and market leading Business management consultancy. They are looking to hire Penetration testers to join their technical security functions both in their Cambridge and London offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality security assessments, meeting client expectations
  • Support our sales team with pre-sales scopes and technical input
  • Produce written and verbal reports to clients to an excellent standard.
  • Share knowledge with colleagues and assist with the mentoring of other team members

Desired Requirements:

  • 2 years plus working as a full time penetration tester
  • Proficient in performing a variety of penetration tests such as infrastructure, web application, mobile application, secure code analysis etc.
  • Client oriented, able to communicate with all levels of an organisation with appropriate technical content
  • You will be at advantage if you hold either CREST or CBEST

Benefits

  • Encouragement to achieve and maintain CREST and other external certifications, which we allocate study time and funding for.
  • Support for you to develop your own personal profile within the industry through R&D and publishing vulnerabilities.

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.