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Principal Penetration Tester

  • Location:

    United States of America

  • Sector:

    Penetration Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £140000 to £170000

  • Contact:

    Brian Connolly

  • Contact email:

    b.connolly@locke-mccloud.com

  • Contact phone:

    0203 854 2230

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Principal Penetration Tester – USA, Remote - $140,000 - $170,000 + 10% bonus


I am working with one of the leading cyber security consultancies in the US, who have asked me to find them an experienced Penetration Tester to join their growing team, currently 15 people, and lead testing engagements on several Fortune 100 clients.

If you have strong expertise in both web application and network penetration testing and want to have more responsibility, and work on larger clients and large teams of experienced Penetration Testers, then this role could be for you.


Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Performing manual penetration testing of client’s systems, websites and networks to identify and exploit any vulnerabilities.

  • Manually validate vulnerabilities and document proof of concept scenarios for C-level stakeholders.

  • Researching latest cyber security adversaries, attack methods and technologies.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 3 years’ experience working as a Penetration Tester, ideally with expertise in both application and network testing.

  • Experience scripting with one or more of the following: Python, PowerShell or JavaScript.

  • Ideally you will hold an OSCP, OSCE, OSWE, GWAPT, GPEN, GXPN or equivalent.

My client have a target utilization of 70%, meaning you will have paid time dedicated to training, learning and developing and improving your skills as an Offensive security expert. There is a generous training budget, a talented team and a collaborative and inclusive culture.

If this sounds like a role you’d like please apply now!