Penetration Tester

Seattle, Washington, USA
Up to £0.00 per annum
04 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
John Hickles
Job Type

Penetration Tester

An Information Security Consultancy based in Seattle, who are a trusted adviser to top organizations worldwide and a leader in the cybersecurity industry, are looking for passionate pentesters who are knowledgeable in application security and vulnerabilities, to join their team at all levels junior - senior.

They have an excellent work culture and provide dedicated time for professional development and research as well as a variety of web app engagements.

Job responsibilities:

  • Penetration tests on Web and Conventional applications as well as embedded, firmware, mobile and more
  • Use a combination of manual and automated techniques to assess risks and circumvent security mechanisms of devices and applications
  • Design and develop security testing scenarios
  • Create threat models that result in more secure application design
  • Analyze and present results of testing to team members, managers and customers
  • Write detailed problem reports, test plan documents, and mitigation recommendations as needed
  • Develop tools to aid penetration test automation and effectiveness
  • Review code for common security vulnerabilities


  • Penetration Testing experience, ideally in web application security.
  • Application security bugs and other attack types
  • Working knowledge of common security testing tools like Burp Suite, SQLMap, Metasploit, IDAPro, etc.
  • Demonstrate an ability to code in one or more language
  • Above average knowledge Windows and/or Linux and Unix variants
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Nice to have:

  • S. in Computer Science or related degree
  • Completed OSCP, OSCE, or a similar security certification
  • Understanding of application design, development, and testing techniques
  • Involved in Bug Bounty program
  • Participated in a Capture the Flag event

These positions offer:

  • A variety of engagements
  • Excellent work culture
  • Great professional development opportunities - expenses paid
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Travel largely limited to Seattle area.
  • Relocation packages to Seattle for US citizens.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance coverage provided
  • Flexible working
  • Generous 401k matching

Salary ranges from $80k - $120k depending on experience.

Location: Seattle

Remote working available for US citizens on a case by case for those with industry experience.