Lead Penetration Testing Consultant

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Cyber & Technology, Cyber Security

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  • Contact:

    Steven Da Silva

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Lead Penetration Tester

About the role:

An exciting opportunity within one of the world's leading Cyber Security Consultancy, has arisen for an accomplished Lead Penetration Tester. This opportunity is available for a talented individual to work in a dynamic growing security environment along side a group of highly experienced cyber security individuals.

Working with the latest, cutting edge technology, the successful individual will be tasked with leading a group of both Junior and Senior Pentesters, to carry out penetration tests and security assessments within the business and clients, right up to targeted attack simulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • A desire to work in a vibrant team of experts to conduct penetration tests in their internal/external web and mobile applications.
  • Be able to lead a team of both Junior and Senior Pentesters including providing trainning to all levels.
  • Leveraging both manual techniques as well as automated tools in order to uncover and report security vulnerabilities that exist.
  • Be able to engage with different areas within the company, to describe and explain vulnerability reports for remediation protocol.
  • Previous experience as a Penetration Tester is mandatory.

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • Capability to demonstrate manual web and mobile application penetration testing experience.
  • Experience with Burpsuite Pro would be a significant advantage but experience with other web application vulnerability scanning tools (e.g. IBM AppScan, HP Webinspect, Accuntix, NTO Spider etc.) would be desirable.
  • Insight in penetration testing on mobile platforms such as IOS, Android, Windows and RIM.
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment tools and penetration testing techniques (e.g. web application proxies, packet capture analysis software, browser extensions, advanced penetration testing Linux distributions, static source code analyzers, SoapUI etc.)
  • Solid programming/debugging skills with proficiency in one or more of the following: Java, JavaScript, HTML, XML, PHP, ASP.NET, AJAX, JSON, Objective-C
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g. Python, Perl, Shell script. JavaScript)
  • One or more of the following certifications are mandatory: OSCP, OSCE, CRT, CCT for example.

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