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Head of Penetration Testing

Head of Penetration Testing 

My client is one of the largest and most well-respected Cyber Security consultancies in the UK. They are in search of a Head of Penetration Testing to spearhead the development of its Penetration Testing team.

My client is in search of a highly reliable Penetration Tester with experience in managing and mentoring juniors Due to its huge growth plans. You will be responsible for a team of Penetration Testers with varying skill sets and levels of experience.

Experience required:

  • 3-5 Years of experience in Penetration Testing
  • Skilled mentoring capabilities
  • Ability to develop Junior Penetration Testers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge in Software Engineering, System and Network Security
  • Highly proficient in Web application Testing
  • Experience in Mobile Penetration Testing
  • Some experience in Red Team activities
  • Experience in Infrastructure Penetration Testing
  • Certifications such as CREST, Tiger, OSCP, CHECK

Job responsibilities:

  • Delivery of Penetration Tests and security assessments
  • Relay information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses within Junior Penetration Testers and work to improving their skill set
  • Monitoring security tools for potential threats
  • Provide in-depth knowledge and expertise in incident responses
  • Review threat coverage and provide suggestions of the best method to overcome potential issues

Due to my client having a respected reputation, they are receiving many applications. If this role sounds like it would be of interest to you, please do not hesitate to send in your application.

Web Application testing specialist

Web Application testing specialist

Do you have extensive experience in Web Application testing? Feeling stagnant in your current position? Would you like to diversify your skillset into a wider range of industries?

Look no further if these questions speak to you!

This is a chance to work for the most technical pentesting firm globally – known for housing the most technical testers in the market. Thus, they have won multiple security awards in recent years, highlighting their position in the market as an industry leader.

Becoming one of the most well-respected minds in cybersecurity can only be achieved if you are willing to take on some of the most challenging projects out there. Settling in the comfort zone of your current position will see you plateau in your career and see you fading into the abyss as the industry is ever changing.

Varying the engagements and projects you are exposed to will ensure that you have a true understanding of the entire landscape of vulnerabilities that are being identified in the industry. Working on in the same industries will limit your capabilities and prevent you from standing out from your competition.

Remote working is also the main feature of this role; however, my client is only willing to extend this luxury once you have fully embedded yourself into the budding team environment culminated over the years. Any travel on to client site will be expensed by my client meaning you can enjoy your wages to their full extent.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting web, mobile, and infrastructure pentests, vulnerability assessments and some red team engagements – Mainly focused on Web Application testing preferred.
  • Assisting junior penetration testers to ensure they are developing their skills at the rate necessary to maintain standards.
  • Write reports and communicate findings to relevant parties, communicating technical findings in non-technical language.
  • Suggest any ways in which you feel vulnerabilities can be challenged more effectively

Experience required

  • 2-5 years’ experience in penetration testing.
  • Experience using various tools of engagement such as Burp Suite and Nesus
  • Experience in web application, infrastructure, and mobile pentesting
  • Vast experience writing reports
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Certifications such as; OSCP, CPSA, CRT, CTM, CTL preferred

Penetration Tester

Penetration Tester

Are you looking for a company that will help you to grow and develop your skills? Are you looking to develop further commercial experience?

Look no further if these questions speak to you!

Why not jump at this opportunity to work for a specialist pentesting firm who are recognised globally for their innovative testing methods? Working in this environment will ensure you are learning from the best of the best. This will help develop your skills as you go on your journey as a tester.

As a junior tester, you will be expected to show passion to gain further experience and learn the vigors of the job. You will be expected to be on site every day until you have proved your skills and then you may be given the luxury of working from home!

Responsibilities

  • Conducting a great deal of web, mobile, and infrastructure pentests, vulnerability assessments, and some red team engagements
  • Write reports and communicate findings to relevant parties, communicating technical findings in non-technical language.
  • Suggest any ways in which you feel vulnerabilities can be challenged more effectively
  • Highlight ways in which you feel the testing operation could be carried out more effectively in order to keep up with the ever-changing landscape.

Experience required

  • 6 Months’ experience in penetration testing.
  • CEH, OSCP, and CPSA preferred
  • Experience using various tools of engagement such as Burp Suite and Nesus
  • Experience in web application, infrastructure, and mobile pentesting
  • Excellent written and communication skills

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