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DATE ADDED: Tue 28/01/2020

Senior Penetration Tester

Bracknell, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: 60000 - 70000

Senior Penetration Tester Location: Bracknell, RG12 8FZ Salary: £60,000-£70,000 Hours of Work: Mon-Fri About the Company: The Consultant role presents the opportunity for an Information Systems Security Professional to develop their career within a world class Information Security Specialist.
Candidates will have the desire to conduct both security consultancy and penetration tests to a range of clients around the world.
A pedigree in the assessment, audit and penetration testing sector is desirable.
Our client’s Consultants use their existing strong technical skills and experience to develop a strategic and pragmatic view of enterprise security.
Through exposure to clients and peers from executives through senior management to engineers and technical practitioners, Consultants will further develop their existing proficiency in written and oral communication skills and ability to articulate complex technical issues to business and technology contacts alike.
Senior Tester Responsibilities:
• Delivery of general Security Assessment projects, including infrastructure, application and mobile security assessments
• Security assessment of a variety of other environments, including wireless technologies, telephony, control systems, physical audits and social engineering
• Candidates will become competent in working with infrastructure, technical tools, systems and methodologies to enable the delivery of quality client and internal deliverables
• Develop and maintain expert knowledge of emerging technologies, legislation and standards in the IT security sector, and help shape the industry through active participation
• Contribute to and participate fully in technical discussions and service developments
• Promote the brand and skills within the local, international and online communities
• Develop new and existing client relationships at a personal and corporate level to grow the client base and revenue Senior Tester Requirements:
• Scientific, Engineering or Technical Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent or recognised IT qualification/ certification and experience
• At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
• Experience of commercial and public domain security tools and software; Firewalls, IPS, content management, anti-malware etc.

• Strong prioritisation skills and ability to manage own workload
• Knowledge of security assessment and audit tools, techniques and methodologies (aka penetration testing, ethical hacking)
• Good knowledge of network protocols and services ( OSI model, IP networking, TCP/IP familiarity, HTTP, SMTP etc.
• Working knowledge of a *NIX based operation system
• Basic programming experience ( assembly, shell, scripting, 3GL, 5GL.
• Familiarity with standard Office software (word processing, spreadsheets, project management tools)
• Understanding of cryptographic concepts and technologies
• Strong project management and prioritisation skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work within a team and independently Desirable:
• Post-graduate study or qualification in a related discipline.

• Security Assessment & Audit experience.

• Has worked in a client facing consultative environment (either with internal or external customers).

• Proven record in successful delivery of penetration testing against infrastructure web-applications and mobile.

• Project coordination/management experience
• Packet/intra-packet level knowledge of networking.

• ISP experience.

• Non IP protocol experience.

• Detailed cryptanalysis or cryptographic experience
• Experience of enterprise OSs and platforms (iSeries, Solaris, VMWare ESX)
• Experience of various development platforms and middleware
• Code review and QA.
Senior Tester Benefits:
• 23 days holidays, plus Bank Holidays
• Pension Scheme
• On-site Parking
• Flexible working options If you think that you are suitable for this Senior Penetration Tester role, please apply now!