Penetration Tester

£40000 - £75000 per annum remote

Managing this Role


Luke Allen

Consultant - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With four years experience as a Royal Marines Commando combined with three years as an IT consultant at a market-leading telecommunications company, Luke has built a strong network that covers the broad spectrum of sectors. Luke specialises in Red Team offensive roles and works with a range of clients across multiple sectors, ranging from start-ups to established multinationals. 

Roles recruited: Penetration Testers, Security Consultants
Seniority: Mid-Senior 
Job Type: Contract and Permanent 
Geographical coverage: UK and remote 
Market: Offensive Security for Consultancies in the UK 


  • Independently perform internal and external vulnerability assessments, and web application penetration testing
  • Undertake security assessments of network devices, firewalls, Windows, Linux servers and miscellaneous appliances
  • Work effectively as part of a team and alone to deliver an excellent standard of consultancy services to clients
  • Effectively communicate risk both technically and to a C level executive
  • Produce reports to excellent technical and literate standards
  • Deliver work under the CHECK scheme or to CHECK standards

Required Skill Set & Experience:

  • CHECK or equivalent qualifications such as CREST CCT, CREST CRT, Tigerscheme SST, Tigerscheme QSTM
  • Can hold (or already have) UK Government Clearance to SC level


Degree level qualification (2:2 or above) BSc in an IT related field; Computer Science or Cyber Security related degrees are desirable


3 year's experience in cyber security

Core Role Competencies:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage your own time and responsibilities
  • Team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Conscientious and reliable
  • Solution-focused
  • Excellent social skills

Other Role Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years UK residency
  • Full driving licence
  • Satisfactorily pass pre-hire and annual security clearance procedures in accordance with the ACPO (Association of Chief Police Officers) National Vetting Scheme.

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