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Penetration Testers

Check Team Members and Check Team Leaders to grow with an established Penetration Testing Practice.

Locke and McCloud is a leading specialist in Cyber and Information Security Servicing candidates in EMEA and the US with best Cyber and Infosec opportunities in the marketplace.

Our client is a renowned name in the Cyber Security ecosystem and is a very exciting prospect to a part of. Unlike other Penetration Testing Practices, this company has adopted a culture of giving their Penetration Testers and Managers the autonomy to run with their own projects and be given the trust to work at their own pace with their own flexibility.

Working for this company you could expect to work onsite with clients at a maximum of 50% of the time. The Directors explained that 50% on site is a being conservative and most of the time their Penetrating Testers are nowhere near that number. The additional percentage not spent onsite is remote working.

If you have ever worked in a company full of politics and everyone fighting for the next promotion that is not the case here. You will be paid based upon your technical capability and you will have written into your employment contract milestones of what you will need to achieve to get promoted and with each milestone, the pay increases you will receive. The milestone that you will be looking to achieve is simply getting the next level of certifications which the company will pay for and endorse you to achieve asap. This approach has to lead to be very successful meaning everyone is on an equal playing field and the politics are taken out of the practice.

The company has an overtime policy in which you can achieve £400-500 per day in overtime with unlimited overtime offered. In the extreme event that you wanted to work every day of the year, you could be looking at increasing your salary by 50%.

Like most consulting companies all travel will be covered at the cost of this company including travel to their offices for meetings if needs are.

Benefits package included: Health, dental, vision, pension and much more

If you are someone looking for more responsibility, more flexibility and the opportunity to work for a reputable company without the politics then this is the company for you.

Key responsibilities:

  • Performing penetration tests and vulnerability assessments on company assets and where necessary 3rd Parties.
  • Web Application Penetration Testing –End-User Environment
  • Performing application security penetration and vulnerability testing against applications.
  • Testing a diverse range of Applications, Devices, and systems.
  • Manual Web App testing for SQL injection, XSS, CSRF, Broken Auth & Session Management, Buffer overflows, OWASP top 10 etc.
  •  Mobile Application Security testing of Android & IOS Device
  • Work with developers. Have a direct impact on projects and applications. Identify issues and enhance security.   
  • Respond to cutting-edge threats facing the business.
  •  Simulate real-life Hacking attacks
  • Performing research as necessary on reported issues and emerging risks to identify best-practice solutions.

The ideal candidate will have the experience set out above, but the mandatory requirements are below:

  • Must be eligible for SC clearance which requires the last 5 years being a consistent resident of the UK and having a clean criminal and financial record
  • Must have worked with a CHECK Team
  • A minimum of 3+ years Penetration testing experience
  • Report writing must be 10/10
  • Very strong communication skills and stakeholder management
  • Must be a self-starter and independent worker

For more information please send your CV to the job advert or additionally get in touch for further details.

 

CREST, PENETRATION TESTING , OWASP , CHECK TEAM LEADER , CHECK TEAM MEMBER , INFRASTRUCTURE TESTING , MOBILE TESTING , ETHICAL HACKING , CYBER SECUIRTY , INFORMATION SECURITY ,

Cyber Security Sales Specialist

Cyber Security Sales Specialist – Growing consultancy with big ambitions

 

I am currently working with a Cyber Security consultancy that has quickly got themselves on the map as a trusted name in the Cyber ecosystem.

Given the success, this company has achieved in such a short period of time they are looking to expand their services capability starting with building a strong sale steam to sell the capabilities they have.

This company is at the stage where every single hire they make now will be an integral player to the growth of the business meaning you will have the opportunity to hyper growth your career and have the autonomy to build your own processes within the company. Once successful the company will look to issue equity options and build sales teams around the key hires now.

Some of the services this client sells but not limited to are – Virtual CISO, Security Operations, Threat and Vulnerability Management, Governance Risk and Compliance and Penetration testing. They are also a key partner to many SIEM companies.

The commission structure this company is putting together will be unrivaled in the industry to attract the best talent and give you as a successful sales professional the regards you deserve based on results.

Zero politics attitude to business – This company operates as a zero politics approach to building their business. If there is an idea or an issue its resolved around the table and if its something that will benefit the business, you will be endorsed to run with the project. This is very much an open-door environment and with that means that everyone in the business must be honest and trustworthy to work together and produce the best results.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • A proven track record in selling Cyber and Information Security Services
  • The ability to work in a smaller company and build process tailored to success
  • The ability to command the attention of Senior C-Level stakeholders
  • Ideally, experience selling solutions to Financial Services including Hedge Funds and Banks
  • Communication is a must – sales is sales
  • Ability to draft and execute proposals
  • Have an entrepreneurial forward-thinking approach to selling and helping expand the business
  • Account manage and upsell solutions to existing clients

If this is an opportunity you could be interested in, then please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss further.

GRC DPO GDPR Manager

GRC/ DPO Manager – Boutique Consulting Company – London 


We are currently working with an exciting Cyber Security Consultancy that is looking to expand the business into the GRC space. 


Historically this company has been focused on Penetration Testing, Security Operations and Cyber Security essentials but due to the high demand of GDPR and GRC requests from their clients it has come to the point in which the company needs to expand its operations into this space. 


This is a very exciting opportunity for someone to step into the business as a mid-level candidate and have the gravitas to work with the Directors to build their own business unit and be mentored by some talented Practice Directors to deliver the highest level of standards.


Responsibilities:
•   The first step is delivery to existing clients – This could include ISO, GRPR work and much more
•   Working with the directors and sales teams to nurture relationships coming through the sales team
•   Researching and ensuring the company in the best position to be delivering GRC Services
•   Resource management in terms of hiring a team based on project demand
•   Ultimately working with the owners of the company to grow the business
 

Skills required:
•   Experience delivering GDPR works to clients is essential- Data Audits and gap analysis 
•   Ideally ISO and other GRC related experience but not essential
•   An entrepreneurial flair to grow a team and business – Ambition is essential
•   Cyber Security Essentials experience would be a plus
•   Strong communication and Ideally a consulting background 
•   A minimum of 3 years’ Experience within Compliance or GRC

Package:
•   45-60k dependant on experience
•   Equity targets
•   25 days holiday
•   Discretionary bonus 
•   Endorsement to do any certifications 

Senior Information Security Consultant

Senior Information Security Consultant | Edinburgh | £80,000+

Locke & McCloud are currently working with a very exciting security specific security consultancy who are looking to significantly grow out there information security consulting practice. They are an extremely fast growing company who work on a wide variety of very interesting projects.

They have a number of sides to the business including, managed services, products & advisory. They are leveraging artificial intelligence & machine learning to optimise all of their tools and projects they are working on.

Job role:

  • Working with clients by providing a strategic direction for IT security
  • Designing security architecture
  • Working on audits & having a full understanding of the latest compliance requirements
  • working on bids & proposals for new clients
  • Helping to develop the existing team

Requirements:

  • Excellent understanding of security industry standards, including Cyber Essentials, NIST, ISo, PCI DSS & GDPR
  • Strong experience with cloud technologies
  • Security operations (SOC & SIEM)
  • Relevant security certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA etc.)

Cyber Security Sales Specialist

Cyber Security Sales Specialist – Growing consultancy with big ambitions

I am currently working with a Cyber Security consultancy that has quickly got themselves on the map as a trusted name in the Cyber ecosystem.

Given the success, this company has achieved in such a short period of time they are looking to expand their services capability starting with building a strong sales team to continue the momentum of the business. 

This company is at the stage where every single hire they make now will be an integral player to the growth of the business meaning you will have the opportunity to hyper growth your career and have the autonomy to build your own processes within the company. 

Some of the services this client sells are but not limited to – Virtual CISO, Security Operations, Threat and Vulnerability Management, Governance Risk and Compliance and Penetration testing. They are also a key partner to many SIEM companies.

The main proportion of business this client is currently selling is penetration testing services and the owner of the business has said that it is essential to have experience in selling penetration testing services to be a successful applicant.

The commission structure this company is putting together will be unrivalled in the industry to ensure they are attracting the best talent and have the ability to retain the best talent.

Once successful the company will look to issue equity options and build sales teams around the key hires now. 

Zero politics attitude to business – This company operates as a zero politics approach to building their business. If there is an idea or an issue its resolved around the table and if its something that will benefit the business, you will be endorsed to run with the project. This is very much an open-door environment and with that means that everyone in the business must be honest and trustworthy to work together and produce the best results.

 

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • A proven track record in selling Cyber and Information Security Services
  • Must show a proven track record in selling Penetration testing 
  • The ability to work in a smaller company and build process tailored to success
  • The ability to command the attention of Senior C-Level stakeholders
  • Ideally, experience selling solutions to Financial Services including Hedge Funds and Banks
  • Communication is a must – sales is sales
  • Ability to draft and execute proposals
  • Have an entrepreneurial forward-thinking approach to selling and helping expand the business
  • Account manage and upsell solutions to existing clients

If this is an opportunity you could be interested in, then please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss further.

Penetration Tester

One of our exclusive clients has just opened a brand-new position to join their exciting Penetration practice.

This company is a true leader in the Penetration testing world. They describe themselves as true hackers. All of their client’s engagements are full red teaming projects providing their clients with the most comprehensive report on how their systems have been infiltrated. This is not a button clicking environment but an environment working with the very best offensive security professionals in the industry.

Due to the nature of the client engagements working on red teaming projects this consultancy does require all their staff to be onsite in their offices located close to St Pauls London.

Perks:

  • 25% of your working time can be spent on research
  • Yearly budget you can spend on any certs or conferences
  • Choosing which projects, you want to work on
  • Only working on red teaming projects

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • 4 years Penetration Testing and Cyber Security Experience
  • Red Teaming, Phishing Simulations and Internal/External Testing experience
  • Experience leading client engagements and managing projects
  • Experience Leading projects from the conception of scoping calls to final redemption
  • Testing in: Web Application, Infrastructure, Mobile and Database vulnerability assessments
  • Expert communication skills
  • Experience working in the fast-paced high-pressure environments

If this is an opportunity that could be of interest to you then please get in contact asap to avoid disappointment.

Penetration Tester

We are currently working with an exciting Technology that is looking for talented individuals to join their award-winning Penetration Testing Team.

What the company offers:

  • Home working contracts with up to 30% travel to client site
  • 30% of your work week dedicated to research and self-development
  • An unlimited budget to be spent on certifications of your choice
  • Get mentored by award-winning penetration testers
  • Overtime rates paid at £450 per day
  • Get exposure to some of the most exciting projects in the UK

What the client is looking for:

  • Junior, mid and senior penetration testers
  • You can be located anywhere in the UK but must be based in the UK
  • Ideally CRT or Check certified
  • Strong Technical experience with Infrastructure and Web testing
  • A mature attitude and the ability to manage yourself
  • A minimum of 18 months experience
  • 30+ Penetration Tests
  • Experience infiltrating Active Directory’s

For more information please send your CV to discuss further.

 

Locke and McCloud are a specialist in Information and Cyber Security Recruitment.

Penetration Tester

Penetration Tester – Hertfordshire – Remote working accommodated

Are you a UK based Penetration Tester looking to accelerate your growth within the industry? 

Are you in search of an organisation that will work with you to achieve your certifications at the most advanced stage? Do you want to work for one of the fastest growing Cyber Security firms within the industry?

If these questions speak to you, then do not hesitate in making your application for this role. My client has stressed their urgent need for a Penetration Tester, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.

If you are in search of rapid career progression, then look no further. My client has had their budgets for 2019 confirmed and will be doubling their team of testers in the next 6 months.

The company will support you in achieving certifications and push you as far as you are willing to go into the industry. The organisation also pays for its employees to visit conferences such as Defcon annually.

Essential experience required for the role:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Penetration Testing
  • Experience in Web Application Testing
  • Experience in Infrastructure Testing
  • Experience in Wireless Penetration Testing
  • Experience in Vulnerability assessments
  • OSCP Certified
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work within a team
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in report writing
  • Be able to communicate technical language to non-technical individuals
  • Be a UK Citizen

Do not hesitate to send in your applications, as the client is conducting interviews over the next week. As the organisation is well renowned within the industry, we are receiving a great deal of interest in the role.

Locke and McCloud are known as industry leaders in helping its clients find the best talent in the Cyber Security industry. This allows us to work with a number of the best companies globally.

 

Apply with your CV.

Penetration Tester

Penetration Tester – Bristol

Are you a Penetration Tester at the top of their game who feels like they could do more? Do you want a hands-on offensive role that gives you the exposure and freedom to shape your career?

If you are in search of rapid career progression, then look no further. My client has had their budgets for 2019 confirmed and will be doubling their team of testers in the next 6 months.

If this is, you then the current opportunity is one you cannot miss out on.

This company has focused a huge emphasis on culture with weekly social events. The work-life balance is of huge importance, with an investment in the best hacking tools for their Penetration Testers to have access to as well as new labs, this company invests in giving its Penetration Testers the best equipment and opportunity to develop and upskill themselves.

Brief Overview

This role is responsible for conducting vulnerability assessments, threat modelling, penetration tests, and campaigns of IT infrastructure and integration of applications. This role will require you to be able to identify, evaluate, and remediate potential weaknesses in systems using both manual and automated methods.

Essential Experience

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Penetration Tester
  • Experience in vulnerability testing and infrastructure
  • Experience with command line on Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Experience in leading project engagements and client facing
  • Knowledge in report writing and delivery, including quality assurance
  • Experience working with clients developing appropriate remediation plans
  • Experience working in the fast-paced high-pressure environments
  • Having a passion for Cyber Security and natural drive to progress

Locke and Mccloud work with the very best clients and candidates in the market, solely focusing and working in the Cyber Security market which allow us to engage with the best and are acting as an employment agent on behalf of this organization.

CHECK Team Member  

CHECK Team Member  

My client based in Coventry is seeking to hire a highly technical CHECK team Member to come on board. The organisation has had the budget for its Penetration Testing team doubled for 2019. Do you currently hold CHECK Team Member status with a view to become a CHECK Team Leader in the next year? Why not take on a new challenge, to work for one of the leading Penetration Testing firms in the UK?

This is an opportunity not to be missed for any ambitious CHECK Team Member due to the rapid career growth opportunities my client is offering.

As trends within Penetration Testing are always evolving, the client also allows 30% of your working week for research and development to ensure its employees are up to date with industry standards. Moreover, being sent to conferences such as Defcon in order to make connections in the industry that can help you build your brand within the industry.

Equity is also being offered to those candidates who can come on board and drive the growth and reputation of the company

Job Responsibilities

  • Performing network penetration, web and mobile application testing, source code reviews, threat analysis, wireless network assessments, and social-engineering assessments
  • Managing and assisting in the development in junior Penetration Testers
  • Leasing with company directors
  • Role modeling risk and engagement management practices.
  • Highlighting vulnerabilities and communicating details to company Directors
  • Enhance Penetration Testing capabilities by presenting new initiatives
  • Engage in Red Team activities where necessary

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • CHECK Team Member status
  • 3+ Years’ experience as a senior Penetration Tester
  • Clear and demonstrable understanding of penetration testing, including CESG accredited schemes such as CBEST, STAR, CPA, CHECK and CTAS.
  • Proven experience of producing high-quality results, working both as an individual and in team environments
  • Experience in Web Application, Infrastructure, and Wireless Penetration Testing
  • Crest, CRT, Check, SANS, GIAC Tiger
  • Display ability to work in a fast-paced environment

If this role is of interest to you please do not waste a moment in sending your application. As previously highlighted, the Company is a market leader in Penetration Testing and is urgently looking to fill this role in order to progress with its growth plans for 2019.

 

For further details about the role, please apply with your CV.

Senior eDiscovery Project Manager

Locke & McCloud are working with an internationally recognised law firm. Due to a recent influx in demand for their eDiscovery services, our client are looking to expand their eDiscovery team and bring on a Senior eDiscovery Project Manager to assist and oversee exciting eDiscovery projects from start to finish. As part of the role you will be managing, mentoring and training a team of specialists to ensure client needs are met.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • You will act as a point of contact and subject matter expert throughout the entire project life cycle
  • You will provide consulting and technical service to the lawyers and utilise document review tools
  • You must understand, plan and mitigate risk during collection, processing and review
  • You will oversee the execution of eDiscovery engagements and be able to build strong relationships with clients
  • You must ensure that all project and procedural documentation is kept up-to-date and accurate records are maintained  

Essential Experience

  • You need a minimum of 4 years’ experience within eDiscovery
  • Your experience must include the use of eDiscovery tools; Relativity and Nuix are both desirable, but not essential
  • You must have a strong technical understanding and experience working on the entirety of the EDRM.
  • You must have experience liaising with clients and other project managers regarding requests and other projects

If you are interested in applying for this role, or believe that you are suitable for this role, please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss this opportunity further.

Penetration Testing specialist

Penetration Testing specialist - Birmingham

My client is currently on the hunt for a Penetration Tester with 2+ years’ experience. The role is based out of the Birmingham office, however, remote working is offered to those candidates who can clearly demonstrate their expertise.

A Penetration Testing specialist is needed in order to support the organisations growth plans for its Penetration Testing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and work with Senior members of the team to mentor Junior Penetration Testers on the team. My client works to the strengths of its employees individually, with an eye to improving areas of weakness further down the line. Thus, you can be confident that spending a sustained period in this organisation will inevitably make you a more well-rounded tester.

Personal research is also taken into consideration. This organisation believes that the best way for its clients to further improve is to continue with self-study. Bringing new ideas of how to tackle threats is always well received. Moreover, the current team of Penetration Testers have a highly regarded reputation within the industry so do not miss out on the opportunity to join the group.

Job responsibilities

  • Performing network penetration, web and mobile application testing, source code reviews, threat analysis, wireless network assessments, and social-engineering assessments
  • Assist with development of Junior Penetration Testers
  • Leasing with company directors
  • Role modeling risk and engagement management practices.
  • Highlighting vulnerabilities and communicating details to company Directors
  • Enhance Penetration Testing capabilities by presenting new initiatives
  • Complete weekly progress reports

Job Requirements

  • Relevant Penetration Testing experience (2 Years’ minimum)
  • Passion for Penetration Testing
  • Experience in vulnerability assessments
  • Have completed at least 30 Penetration Tests
  • A desire to become a manager within the next year
  • Have lived in the UK for 5 years
  • Certifications preferred - OSCP, CSSLP, CEH, ISSEP, Ethical Ninja, etc

If this role is of interest to you please do not waste a moment in sending your application. 

 

For further details about the role, please apply with your CV.

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