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QA Security Tester

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£50000 - £65000 per annum

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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

We are working with a global cyber security organisation based in London. Due to high growth, they are expanding their state of the art automation test team.

Their platform is built primarily using java and spring, and is hosted on AWS. We are looking for QA engineers with strong working knowledge of test automation and in particular in assuring applications that handle large volumes of data. Principally we are looking for:

  • Knowledge & understanding of automating test using selenium and cucumber
  • Knowledge & understanding of BDD / TDD and agile methodology concepts
  • Experience in writing automated tests for restful API's
  • Experience of testing complex web-based applications
  • Able to rapidly pick up new concepts, tools and technologies
  • Able to explain test process to technical and non-technical audiences

Desirable

  • Implementing & analysing performance test using JMeter or other market leading tools
  • Experience of CI tooling (bamboo, Jenkins, maven, etc)
  • Knowledge of SQL and relational database technologies, ideally MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Exposure to cloud services such as AWS
  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system
  • Experience of automated security testing tools

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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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.
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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.