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Penetration Tester

JC290917
Competitive
UK

Blackthorn Trace have partnered with an exciting start-up security consultancy firm looking to add a talented and enthusiastic, multi-lingual Penetration Tester to their team. The role can be conducted from their London office, Greek office or remotely. This is a great opportunity for an established and qualified Penetration Tester to take the next step in their career and join a fast growing company.  

Job description & Position requirements:

  • Performing Penetration Tests (Network, System, Mobile & Application Level).
  • Performing Vulnerability Assessments.
  • Performing Social Engineering (client side) Exercises.
  • Reviewing Application Source Code for security issues.
  • Researching for new vulnerabilities, attack techniques.
  • Evaluating and Designing Secure Systems & Network Architectures.
  • Reviewing & Developing Technical Guidelines.
  • Developing and delivering Information Security Trainings.
  • Developing tools and scripts.

Required Skills and Expertise:

  • 2+ years professional experience in a Penetration Testing role (including most of the fields described above).
  • In-depth knowledge of Information Security through both academic and hands-on experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both in Greek and English language.
  • Ability to write and deliver both technical and executive level documents and presentations.
  • Knowledge of International Information Security Standards & Risk Assessment/Risk Management & Penetration Testing Methodologies.
  • MSc in Information Security is highly valued.
  • Penetration Testing Certifications (i.e. CREST, OSCP, OSWP) are highly valued.

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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.

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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.

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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.