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Penetration Tester - Up to £60k - London

05/07/18/CR_1530787652
£25000 - £60000 per annum

Managing this Role

Charlee Ryman

Consultant - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

Spending seven years in the Royal Navy as a warfare technician, Charlee uses his comprehensive military network and his deep technical expertise to quickly pinpoint the best cyber security professionals for leading employers of all shapes and sizes.

 

Roles recruited: SOC managers/analysts and cyber security analysts/consultants

Seniority: Junior-Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber security operations within MSSPs

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 £25k - £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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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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o Familiarity with relevant cyber security standards, to include NIST CSF, ISO 27001 and broader views of good practice e.g. Cyber Essentials

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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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If you believe this is an opportunity where you can excel and grow personally and professionally then apply within for a confidential chat with one of our Consultants.

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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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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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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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.