Senior Penetration Tester – up to £85k

Up to £75k - negotiable depending on experience
05 Jun 2018
03 Jul 2018
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Senior Penetration Tester – up to £85k


An exciting, well established and market leading Security consultancy are looking for experienced Penetration Tester with a deep passion for Information Security to join their growing team.


This awards winning provider of cyber security, compliance, infrastructure and incident response services to organisations globally always go the extra mile to provide clients with an excellent security service experience.


As a senior member of the team, you will be delivering security consulting engagements of various types, e.g. penetration tests, security architecture and configuration reviews, PCI-DSS assessments, etc.


A Senior Penetration Tester is expected to keep up to date with the latest IT Security developments, news and attack techniques and to ensure the wider team receive and understand this knowledge.


There will be a requirement to lead small to medium projects and to help mentor Junior Penetration Testers and Security Consultants.


A Senior Penetration Tester must work towards attaining upper level industry certification such as OSCP, OSCE, CREST CCT, CREST CSAM and CREST CSAS, for which the company will provide training, development and support.



  • Demonstrably strong skills and experience in several of the following:
    • Infrastructure penetration testing
    • Web application penetration testing
    • Mobile penetration testing (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)
    • Social Engineering, Open Source Intelligence Gathering, Phishing
    • Firewall ruleset and configuration review
    • Server and workstation secure build configuration review
  • Strong social, presentation, written and English speaking skills.
  • OSCP/OSCE, CREST CCT or equivalent level of IT security related certification.
  • An ability to lead, teach, present and inspire the wider team.


Tasks & Responsibilities

The following list is indicative of the overall expectations of the role):

  • Deliver penetration testing and other related security audit activities.
  • To perform kick off calls, wash up calls, email responses and debrief for each assigned engagement.
  • To help develop client relationships and to provide professional consultative-style engagements.
  • Write full and thorough reports for each engagement that show quick and constant improvement, based on comments from QA and peers.
  • Verse themselves in a wide variety of IT security skills.
  • Willingness to mentor Junior Security Consultants and Security Consultants where appropriate.
  • To assist in Security Testing related activities, providing technical assessment of scope, principal security concerns and testing methodology to Account Manager, including face-to-face meetings when requested.


Location: Midlands

Salary:  Up to £85k


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